Experiences from Distance Education from the Leading Aeronautical University
Date Thursday, Nov 24 Time – Room Tegel
Christian Janke, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will share his institution's experiences of distance learning and how they have used MOOCs to meet the needs of many different types of students.
He will explain how they have created self-paced and asynchronous modules via Canvas LMS to support both full-time students and students that also work full-time and are scattered around the globe.
The session will discuss:
- Online learning as a comfortable and useful necessity.
- How to use the full spectrum of connection for instruction, feedback and assessment.
- How video learning via Canvas Studio supports interaction with students from quizzes to complicated assignments.
Regional Director DACH, Instructure, Germany
Dmitry Polyakov is the Regional Director for the DACH region at Instructure, makers of Canvas LMS. Dmitry works with education institutions across Germany, Austria and Switzerland to support them in leveraging technology to elevate student success, amplify the power of teaching, and inspire everyone to learn together.
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide Campus, Germany
Christian Janke is an instructor with Embry-Riddle's Worldwide Campus and an Assistant Professor in the College of Aeronautics. Christian instructs at courses about Unmanned Systems in multi-domain-environments and their applications.
Christian has been in military service for 14 years as air operations officer and helicopter pilot. He served in several multinational staff deployments, responsible for Public Affairs and Strategic Communication. He is an auditor for quality management, also a trainer for Human Factors & Crew Resource Management and an instructor for Safety Management and Risk Assessment.
Christian's research focus is on Unmanned Systems, robotics and autonomy. Especially in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) he focuses on their capabilities, protection against misuse, business models, and regulatory environment. In this function he is a Research Fellow at the European Aviation Security Center.