ETUG - Educational Technology Users Group

June 2014

Reflections on the Spring Workshop 2014

Reflections on the Spring Workshop 2014

It’s been week or so since the ETUG Spring workshop 2014, “20/20: Reflecting on the Past/Looking to the Future”, held on June 12th and 13th in Vancouver. We're still busily gathering up feedback, resources and photos on the workshop to share with you.  Thanks again to Langara College for being such an outstanding host and to all our wonderful facilitators for helping to make …

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[ETUG Spring Workshop 2014] Summary Feedback

[ETUG Spring Workshop 2014] Summary Feedback

As is our practice post-event, we are sharing the feedback of the ETUG Spring 2014 with you. We've received 30 responses so far. If you did not get a chance to provide your feedback yet, please feel free to submit your comments now.  And if you have additional comments or ideas for ETUG, please send a note to Contactus@etug.ca. We appreciate …

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Meet BJ Eib at Royal Roads

Meet BJ Eib at Royal Roads

Submitted by Brent McIntosh at NIC To begin with, please tell us a bit about where you work and what you do. I am the Manager Teaching and Learning Support in the Centre for Teaching and Educational Technology (CTET) at Royal Roads University.  I lead a team of Instructional Designers who engage in course and learning design, support faculty Moodle …

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[Institutional Report] BCcampus Open Education

It’s been an amazingly busy, blockbuster Spring for BCcampus Open Education. Here are some things we’d like to share with you: BC Open Textbooks Please check out our collection of 52 Open Textbooks Also we are always looking for reviewers for our open textbooks and, in particular, seeking authors for a 1st and 2nd year Political Science textbook. Please contact …

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[T.e.l.l. May Summary (2!)] The BCcampus Sandbox

Many of us in the ETUG community explore new technologies in an ad hoc way, on an as-needed basis - typically, experimentation and exploration happens organically and "unofficially". As a result, efforts may be duplicated and sometimes we may not get to share what we find. And although BCcampus has been instrumental in developing partnerships to pilot new technologies, up …

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CNIE Conference Summary Report

Submitted by Melissa Jakubec, TRU Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC was the site of the 2014 CNIE Conference, themed “Confluences: Spaces, Places and Cultures for Innovative Learning.” Set against the background of the meeting of the Thompson Rivers, the estuary theme flowed throughout the conference sessions. There were approximately 150 people from across Canada in attendance, as well as …

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