Introducing WACCy Wednesdays!

an open laptop computer with Canvas logo on screen and text to the right reading "WACCy Wednesday Webinars presented by the Washington State eLearning Council"

In lieu of the annual in-person Washington Canvas Conference (WACC), the eLearning Council (ELC) is pleased to offer a series of free monthly WACCy webinars this spring.

The series will open on Wednesday, April 21st with a presentation by the Council’s 2019-20 Connie Broughton Innovation in eLearning Award winner, Virginia Kyle from Clark College.

  • Wednesday, April 21st
  • Noon – 1:00 PM

What’s Your Connection? Storytelling, Social Injustice, and Qualitative Research

“What’s Your Connection? Storytelling, Social Injustice, and Qualitative Research” represents a deep dive into storytelling and the critical consumption of media and all forms of communication purporting to hold the truth of another, and to tell the “all” of another’s experience.

headshot of presenter Virginia Kyle with professional headphones and a mic
Virginia Kyle, Adjunct Sociology Instructor, Clark College

Join Virginia to learn how her storytelling assignment uses transformational experiential learning strategies to provide online students with critical foundations in sociology, a hands-on qualitative research experience from the perspective of both the researcher and the subject, and an opportunity for enhanced bonding and making personal connections in the online learning community.

During the webinar, Virginia will guide participants through a brief interactive activity to demonstrate how this assignment gives students a visceral experience that forever changes their perspective on media and social justice.

The webinars are FREE and no registration is required!  Simply click the “Join Us in Zoom” link below to join the webinar at the designated time.  Please log in a little bit early to avoid technical issues. Not sure if your computer meets the technical requirements for Zoom or just want to give it a test … try it now!

Join Us in Zoom

To join us in Zoom, click the link above or copy and paste the link below into your browser.

The complete webinar schedule will be posted to the ELC’s WA Professional Development calendar soon.

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😊 Alissa on behalf of the ELC Professional Development Work Group

Alissa Sells (she/her/hers)
Program Administrator, Student Success Center & Strategic Initiatives
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges • 425.239.0456 • @WAeLearning
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