Join us on November 8th when we will be having a conversation with Dr. Sophia Palahicky on the topic of “Leadership and Relationships”.
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Dr. Sophia Palahicky is currently serving as Associate Director of the Centre for Teaching and Educational Technologies (CTET). She provides leadership for instructional design, faculty development, and CTET Studio. The Learning Design team works with core and associate faculty to design and develop courses and programs that promote social constructivist learning, team based learning, and collaborative learning as prescribed by the learning, teaching and research model of RRU.
She has more than 12 years of experience in the field of educational technologies, instructional design, and online education. She worked as an instructional designer at the University of Manitoba and was a provincial consultant for web-based courses for Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning.
Sophia completed her Doctor of Education (EdD) with Athabasca University. Her dissertation focused on virtual learning for Indigenous students. She also holds a Master of Distance Education (MDE) from Athabasca University and teaches in Royal Roads University’s School of Education and Technology. She is certified with B.C. College of Teachers.
Royal Roads International Ted Talks – Sophia Palahicky – Racism Not Racists
H elped each other out
U nderstood that we had to do things efficiently and together as a team
D edicated time for planning
D ivided the work so everyone was carrying an equitable load
L imited distractions by prioritizing
E mbraced opportunities to do things differently
D eepened relationships within the team by listening and being open, respectful supportive
“The challenge is to create a compelling title for an article that has potential to go viral that includes these two words – leadership and relationships. My title that I think would go viral is – “Bad leadership. Bad relationships. What’s the difference?” Share your compelling title for an article #LunchableLearning #ds106radio
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Palahicky, S. (2020). Innovative curriculum design: A disruptive approach. In Palahicky, S. (2020). Enhancing learning design for innovative teaching in higher education. International Global Publishing.
Palahicky, S., et al. (2018). Pedagogical values in online and blended learning environments in higher education. In Keengwe, J. (2018). Handbook of research on blended learning pedagogies and professional development in higher education. International Global Publishing
FLO Tech Tool
Accessibility checker – BCcampus. (2021. October 6). Retrieved November 2, 2021, from https://bccampus.ca/2021/10/06/flo-tech-tool-tip-accessibility-checker/
Book Club Hub Event How to be an Antiracist Book: Act 3 Schools and Syllabus
Wed. Nov. 10th at 10 am (PT). For more information and to register see event information.
We Remember – Barish Golland
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Courage to Change – Sia