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Diana Samson
Works at Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia
Attended Concordia University
Lives in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada
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 The 2015 World Happiness Report (158 Countries): Most Happy

1. Switzerland
2. Iceland
3. Denmark
4. Norway
5. Canada
6. Finland
7. Netherlands
8. Sweden
9. New Zealand
10. Australia
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Education: Is There A Correlation Between Higher Education, Life Expectancy
New findings published in the journal PLOS ONE suggest that getting a college degree could actually reduce the risk of early mortality.
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Does the North need a University

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CANADA'S TOP 25 IMMIGRANTS 2015…/canadas-top-25-immigrants-2015.
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Canada is a hot spot for creative and imaginative developments in online learning and open educational resources (OER). By no means is this a comprehensive or exhaustive list of such developments and the following list is intended as a high-level overview: Athabasca University began in 1970 as ...
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  • Concordia University
    Institutional Administration, 1996
  • Concordia University
    B.Sc, 1989
  • Vanier College
    Pure and Applied Science, 1986
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Lifelong Learner
I am interested in learning, professional development and educational technology.
Education, IT Analyst
Learning, Educational Technology
  • Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia
    IT Specialist, present
    Functional Analyst, Senior Analyst
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Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada
Calgary, AB - St. Laurent, PQ - NDG, PQ - Cornwall, Ont
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Rewarding contributions to public resources with the Mozilla OBI

This is a speculative talk (with narration on the download) considering the benefits of using Moz' OBI to support credit for sharing data, e

A Detailed History Of Social Media - Edudemic

Do you know the history of social media? Think we'll remember Facebook in 20 years? This detailed timeline is a must-see.

The 6 Types Of Connected Students - Edudemic

Today's connected students may be more digitally aware than ever thanks to mobile technology, but this handy infographic shows a number of i

Why every child in the Middle East should be taught to code

Coauthored by Carine Abi Akar and Nafez Dakkak. Ever since the successful launch of Facebook in 2004, and perhaps as early as the first dotc

Digital Identity and Personal Learning Networks

This is the workshop I led at the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) Summer School. #sedass12

25 Best ESL/EFL Teacher Resources

internet resource sites for Teachers of ESL/EFL students


"A business conference, only different"

Ambiguity, OER & Open Badges (#OER13 keynote)

I'm presenting at the OER13 conference today. Here's my slides.

Designing a New Learning Environment

What constitutes learning in the 21st century? Should reading, watching, memorizing facts, and then taking exams be the only way to learn? O

A Printable Guide to Social Media [#Infographic]

Tips and tricks to keep in mind when using the latest online tools in school.

T3S1: Digital Literacies with Dr. Doug Belshaw

Slides for the #etmooc session I'm leaning on digital literacies on Monday 18th February 2013.

Think Again: How to Reason and Argue

Think Again: How to Reason and Argue is a free online class taught by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Ram Neta of Duke University

Holograms of Holocaust survivors let crucial stories live on

History preserved: As the aging Holocaust survivor population dwindles, USC scientists scurry to create life-size 3D holograms that can answ

WATCH: WestJet Flash Mobs Commuters Taking The Red Eye

WestJet airlines surprised passengers waiting to board a red-eye flight at Calgary airport by offering them an alternative express flight to

Anecdote: The Science of Persuasion

whitepapers Sticky strategy?Story-workAnti-storiesInsight and StoryStrategic storiesStorytellingNarrative & ChangeCollaborationStory-listeni

18 free tools to create infographics for your learners

Does your learners prefer acquiring and processing information via images, pictures, maps, graphs, charts, illustrations, and other visual a

How to Motivate Your Students: What Every Teacher Should Know but Doesn'...

Whether you're a new teacher or an experienced one, try using these methods to motivate your students and to encourage them to live up to th

Dynamic Periodic Table

Interactive Web 2.0 periodic table with dynamic layouts showing names, electrons, oxidation, trend visualization, orbitals, isotopes, search

Do Schools Kill Creativity?

We're all born with deep natural capacities for creativity, and systems of mass education tend to suppress them. It is increasingly urgent t

Podcast: Student Success at Scale - What Have We Learned from Applying T...

Multiple efforts are under way to leverage technology to improve student success, including initiatives in online courseware, adaptive learn