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Please note that the EDC Institute is committed to facilitating an inclusive learning experience. If you require accommodations or have any dietary needs that might affect your experience at the conference, please send an email to faculty.development@sheridancollege.ca

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Tuesday, October 18 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
one-size-fits-one: Inclusively designing education experiences and materials

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Too often we consider diversity to be an issue, not an asset. However, our complex, interconnected, and technology-heavy world needs diversified, collaborative life-long learners. All learners should reach their unique potential. And education plays a crucial role in nurturing diverse perspectives, needs, and approaches.

Learn how to ‘design’ education through inclusive design practices and thinking. Participants will engage in co-design activities to prototype learning resources and processes that foster diversity and inclusion in our classrooms and in our society.

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Jess Mitchell

Senior Manager, Inclusive Design Research Centre, OCAD University
Jess Mitchell is Senior Manager, Research + Design at the Inclusive Design Research Centre (http://idrc.ocad.ca). She manages large-scale international projects and initiatives focusing on fostering innovation within diverse communities while achieving outcomes that benefit everyone. | Jess is a community leader who works in a highly collaborative, open, and iterative manner borrowing methods from complex project management, agile... Read More →

Tuesday October 18, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Halton Room

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