WORKSHOP #218 September 27 - October 17, 2021
Sex Ed in the Digital Age: Transforming Traditional Classroom Lessons into Engaging E-Learning Experiences
Developed and Facilitated by Katja Kathol, currently persuing her Masters of Educational Psychology at McGill University.
Workshop Description: : In the past, online learning was appealing to students for factors such as convenience and flexibility. Today, e-Learning has become necessary, forcing educators to play catch-up on the latest ed-tech skills and platforms. In this workshop, e-Learning specialist and educational consultant Katja Kathol will offer practical tips that can be immediately applied to your sexual health education development process. The free resources integrated into this course are designed to be used by all e-Learning creators, regardless of the platform you create content on. Perfect for educators, parents, and health professionals alike, this workshop will ensure your students’ success in an online learning environment. Through this workshop, you will learn how to:Increase student engagement and foster a sense of community Incorporate current events into your sex ed discussionsUse educational technologies to provide accessible and inclusive sexual health information.
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Katja Kathol is an educational consultant and e-Learning specialist from Calgary, Alberta. Katja is passionate about utilizing media and e-Learning technologies to engage global audiences. Alongside ed-tech, Katja’s work explores sexual health and self-advocacy in the context of disability. She has collaborated with academic institutions, non-profit organizations, and e-commerce companies to create workshops and classroom materials for students with developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
To better inform her research and practice, Katja is currently pursuing a Master of Educational Psychology at McGill University. Her research explores the use of social media to access sexual health information among young adults. As an active member of the Montréal community, she sits on the Board of Directors of the Sexual Health Network of Quebec.