ETUG - Educational Technology Users Group

May 2013

[T.E.L.L. May] Growing an Open Educator Community

When: 12 Noon (PDT) Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Where: T.E.L.L. sessions are held in the ETUG Blackboard Collaborate Room

Who:  Brian Lamb, Thompson Rivers University and  Will Engle, University of BC, Centre for Teaching & Learning

As open education continues to evolve, new challenges emerge in terms of supporting a growing community of practitioners. As we work to adopt open textbooks, share resources, and develop more dynamic and effective learning environments, how can we help one another to ensure the best prospects for realizing the promise of open education?

This session will describe some of the ongoing strategies...

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[Spring Workshop 2013] Keynote and Facilitators

Our program is now available and the workshop is filling up so register now to avoid disappointment!

Keynote: Nancy White, Thursday June 6th, 2013, SFU, Burnaby Mountain

The blissful survival rucksack for engaged online learning

Human beings actually have a lot of experience engaging each other in learning. But sometimes we forget we have this repertoire of “ways of being together” that engage and delight us. Let’s explore and expand that repertoire. We’ll focus on the simple, replicable and often VERY fun things we can do to engage and support meaning making. And heck, these can be valuable in your day to day life, online or offline!


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Adopting Open Textbooks Workshop at Camosun College

A one-day workshop for EVERYBODY interested in open textbooks.

Date: May 27, 2013
Time: 9:30 – 15:15
Location: Camosun College, Lansdowne Campus
Library Learning Commons – Room 151

This workshop is organized by BCcampus in collaboration with Camosun College. There is no fee and lunch will be provided.

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Save the Date! Visual Facilitation with Michelle Laurie and Nancy White September 26 and 27, 2013

BCcampus Professional Learning and UBC are pleased to be partnering to offer for the BC post-secondary community, an exciting and much anticipated workshop on Visual Facilitation with Michelle Laurie & Nancy White

Times & Dates: 8:30AM - 4:30PM, Thursday, Sept. 26 & Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Location: TBD, UBC, Point Grey Campus

Cost: $500 (includes 2-day registration and full-set of drawing materials participants can take home)

Registration will open beginning of June. Space is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. If you would like to be alerted when registration for this workshop is open, please send us your contact info

Meet Lynda Beveridge from BCIT, Learning and Teaching Centre

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

My job title is Instructional Development Consultant which means I am   an Instructional Designer at BCIT in the Learning and Teaching Centre. Additional aspects to my job include supporting faculty with program ...

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[Job Posting] - UBC: Instructional Designer / Project Manager

Position Identification

  • Position Classification: M&P   Educational Programming, level C, Pay Grade 8
  • Position Title: Instructional Designer / Project Manager
  • Faculty: VP Academic
  • Department: Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology 

Position Summary

The instructional designer/project manager provides leadership in the application of educational technology and research to the design and development of distance education and ...

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