With so much of life now utilizing online forms, Zoom has emerged as a staple in more offices, schools, and homes than anyone could have imagined at this time last year. Rachelle and Jolene use this tool daily for meetings, classes, and events that are attend by people in their own neighborhoods and from around the world. Learn from their mistakes and triumphs about how to make the most of this amazing platform, including how to engage those on the other side of the screen in meaningful ways.
Join us on January 28 at 1 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. eastern.
Born on Vancouver Island in B.C., Canada, Rachelle MacDonald earned her BA in Applied Linguistics: TESOL at Briercrest College. With experience teaching in China, the DPRK, and Iraq, Rachelle now works in Research and Development for new countries of service. She created tutorials, standard operating procedures, and navigated all the technical aspects for a fully online 5-week orientation, all over Zoom. With lots of experiential learning she has a few key tips
Jolene Dykstra has served with ELIC since 2009, on the field for seven years and in the Canadian office for the past five in Vancouver, British Columbia. Earning an MA in TESOL from Azusa Pacific University, Jolene has taught in a variety of contexts from grade three to university, as well as teacher trainings in multiple contexts. Though she's used Zoom for the past 3 years, never has it been more essential for life, and the amount of features she can now use is exponentially greater than just a few short months ago.