SESSION 2: Using YouTube and TikTok videos to engage learners
Delivered on June 14, 2022, 1:30 to 4:00 pm
ZOOM SESSION RECORDING
Organizations/presenters from various sectors will be represented during the discussion component of the event.
Prince Edward Learning Centre (PELC)
LBS Program Coordinator at PELC
Jennifer is the Program Coordinator for the Literacy and Basic Skills program at Prince Edward Learning Centre. PELC is a community-based organization located in Prince Edward County. Jennifer has a passion for lifelong learning and education. She is trained as an elementary teacher and began working in adult education almost 10 years ago. Jennifer enjoys working with adults and their families to help them find the skills and support they need to reach their goals.
Youth Coordinator at PELC
Hale is the Youth Engagement Leader and Essential Skills Instructor at Prince Edward Learning Centre. They coordinate a Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) group at the local high school and Discover YOUth, a weekly drop-in for 2SLGBTQ+ youth and allies. In addition, Hale supports the Essential Skills program through one-on-one tutoring, civic literacy engagement, and experiential learning opportunities for PELC learners. With a background in education, Hale is passionate about working with youth and young adults empowering them with the skills to advocate for their future.
The Learning Place
Digital Literacy Program Lead and Facilitator at The Learning Place
Manal is a Digital Literacy Program Lead and Facilitator at The Learning Place, a community learning center in Brampton. She is sensitive to adult literacy needs and passionate about improving literacy skills through technology.
Manal has the educator certificates from Google and Microsoft.
She and her team set up Basic Computer Skills - Digital Literacy program on YouTube
Digital Literacy Instructor at The Learning Place
Alisha is a Digital Literacy Program Instructor. She joined The Learning Place in 2020.
Alisha is passionate about adult education, teaching digital workshops and computer classes for seniors.
LBS Instructor at Dixon Hall and founder of Word Work
Maxine is An Ontario Certified teacher with more than 30 years experience teaching at the Secondary and Post-Secondary Levels.
She is currently an LBS Instructor at Dixon Hall Adult Upgrading Program and enjoys exploring new ways to engage adult learners to enhance their learning experience.
Maxine started a YouTube channel called 'Word Work' because she was unable to source age-appropriate videos for adult literacy learners.