ETUG - Educational Technology Users Group

April 2013

[Spring Workshop 2013] Registration

ETUG Spring Workshop 2013
SFU Burnaby Mountain campus
Thursday, June 6th and Friday, June 7th

Pub night
The Highland Pub, SFU Burnaby Mountain campus
Wednesday, June 5th – 5:30 pm

“The top is a great place for vision, for spotting new opportunities for growth and development”- Stacey Allison (the first American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest)

Come join ETUG this year as we meet this Spring at SFU Burnaby  to “Tell it on the Mountain: Teaching, Engaging, Learning and Leading”.


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ETUG Spring Workshop - Meet you on Crowdvine!

For the past few years, ETUG has been using Crowdvine as a place  for participants to connect with each other prior to and during the ETUG workshop.  This year we will be at SFU Burnaby June 6th and 7th for "Tell it on the Mountain: Teaching, Engaging, Learning and Leading". 

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[Spring Workshop 2013] Call for Posters

"Tell it on the Mountain: Teaching, Engaging, Learning and Leading"

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Mountain, BC
Thursday June 6 and Friday June 7 (Pub night Wednesday, June 5)

We welcome Poster proposals from faculty, staff and students at this year’s Spring Workshop.

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Meet Bruce Young from the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus

Tell us a bit about where you work and what you do.

I am an eLearning Instructional Support Specialist at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus. In addition to helping support the UBC Blackboard implementation, I also support blogs, wikis, video as well as screen and lecture capture. I am actively involved in face-to-face support as well as delivering workshops to faculty and teaching assistants regarding the use of technology. I enjoy the wide range of areas that I have become involved in since starting at UBCO in May 2012.

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[T.E.L.L April Summary]

Creating a Professional Conference Poster

If you're not a regular conference-goer you might not even know they exist. But from the various conferences I've attended over the years I've learned that poster sessions are worth checking out even if they're scheduled at odd times or in less-frequented corners of the conference...

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Coming up! [T.E.L.L April] Online Instructor Professional Development for a Continuing Studies Unit

When: 12 Noon (PDT) Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Where: T.E.L.L. sessions are held in the ETUG Blackboard Collaborate Room
Who:  Emily Schudel is an Distance Education Consultant/Instructional Designer with Distance Education Services at Continuing Studies, University of Victoria.  Her current professional development interests include designing professional development opportunities for online instructors, and the pedagogical ...

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BC Open Textbook Project - Phase 1 Call for Reviewers is now Open!

BCcampus is pleased to announce the launch of the first phase of the BC Open Textbook Project; a Call for Reviewers of existing open textbooks. For more information about this Call and the BC Open Textbook Project, please visit