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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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Great read and lots of info... digital literacy 
There's not a doubt in my mind that technology has changed our world. Information is created, shared, and evaluated differently. People connect, communicate, and go about their daily lives in new ways with the use of technolo...
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Happy International Polar Bear Day! This February 27 marks the 10th annual observance of the holiday. Popularized by conservation group Polar Bears International, the day is an opportunity to raise awareness for these iconic animals and the threat...
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Don't lament the lost days of cutting your fingers on pristine new novels or catching a whiff of that magical, transportive old book smell just yet! A slew of recent studies shows that print books are still popular, even among millennials. What's mor...
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This is really good and a must watch.. but caution there are some F bombs.

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Bridge the Gap.  
Meet a Muslim Family Campaign March 1st to March 14th.
Take the opportunity to Meet a Muslim Family, Learn about Islam and Make Friends.  #MeetAMuslimFamily
http://www.meetamuslimfamily.com
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One day I woke up and I did not know what Country I was in. Harper is slowly destroying everything in our Country worth having and we have ourselves to blame - we are letting it happen. Slowly the bird pecks you and there will come a time when you realize you have been pecked to death.


http://www.straight.com/life/741201/author-donald-gutstein-reveals-extent-stephen-harper-revolution-new-book-harperism
Because the Conservatives are implementing changes incrementally and by stealth, it's not as noticeable as the revolutions that took place under Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher.
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Global Terrorism Index Results 2014
Trends in Terrorism
What we see in the five countries most impacted by terrorism is reflective of a broader trend: most terrorist activity occurs in countries already embroiled in conflict. 72% of terrorist attacks occur during a period of major conflict.
http://www.visionofhumanity.org/#/page/news/1102
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Happy International Polar Bear Day: February 27, 2015
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Good Morning everyone, wishing a nice day for all ❤ 
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Education
  • Concordia University
    Institutional Administration, 1996
  • Concordia University
    B.Sc, 1989
  • Vanier College
    Pure and Applied Science, 1986
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djsamson, djaysamson
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Lifelong Learner
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I am interested in learning, professional development and educational technology.
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Education, IT Analyst
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Learning, Educational Technology
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  • Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia
    IT Specialist, present
    Functional Analyst, Senior Analyst
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Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada
Previously
Calgary, AB - St. Laurent, PQ - NDG, PQ - Cornwall, Ont
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Rewarding contributions to public resources with the Mozilla OBI
www.slideshare.net

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
www.edudemic.com

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
www.edudemic.com

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
www.wamda.com

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
www.slideshare.net

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

25 Best ESL/EFL Teacher Resources
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internet resource sites for Teachers of ESL/EFL students

C2MTL
plus.google.com

"A business conference, only different"

Ambiguity, OER & Open Badges (#OER13 keynote)
dougbelshaw.com

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

Designing a New Learning Environment
venture-lab.org

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]
www.edtechmagazine.com

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

T3S1: Digital Literacies with Dr. Doug Belshaw
www.slideshare.net

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

Think Again: How to Reason and Argue
www.coursera.org

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
news.cnet.com

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
www.huffingtonpost.ca

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
www.anecdote.com.au

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

18 free tools to create infographics for your learners
www.slideshare.net

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'...
www.onlinecollegecourses.com

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
www.ptable.com

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

Do Schools Kill Creativity?
www.huffingtonpost.com

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...
www.educause.edu

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