ETUG - Educational Technology Users Group

March 2015

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[ETUG Spring Workshop 2015] Registration

[ETUG Spring Workshop 2015] Registration

ETUG Spring Workshop 2015
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Mountain campus
Burnaby, BC
Thursday, June 4 & Friday June 5th

Pub night & Craft Beer Tasting Social
Club Ilia (SFU Burnaby campus)
Wednesday, June 3rd (Let’s meet 5:30 pm or there abouts)

Visual Facilitation Meetup, SFU Burnaby campus (Halpern Centre), Wednesday June 3rd, Noon - 4:00 pm. The meetup is free …

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ETUG Spring Workshop 2015 [Accommodations]

[ETUG Spring Workshop 2015] Accommodations

ETUG has a block booking for workshop attendees from June 3rd to June 5th at the SFU Residence on Burnaby Mountain and the Simon Hotel .  The location is perfectly convenient and well-priced so don't hesitate to book.

Picture this: You arrive early around noon on Wednesday June 3rd and settle in to your room on campus, after which you join in on the …

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Visual Practice Meetup

Visual Practice Meetup

As a FREE " Pretug" event we are a holding Visual Practice Meetup on June 3rd conveniently scheduled before the ETUG pub social and workshop and located on SFU Burnaby campus at the Halpern Centre.

All are welcome (graphic recorders, doodlers, Sketchnoters, artists of all kinds, including emerging and total wanna-be's).  A special invitation is for all those who "can't …

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[T.e.l.l. March] Can I actually use it? Testing open textbooks for accessibility

Title: Can I actually use it? Testing open textbooks for accessibility
When: 11:00 AM (PDT), March 31, 2015
Who:  Tara Robertson, CAPER-BC; Amanda Coolidge, BCcampus; Sue Doner, Camosun College
Where: ETUG Room in BB Collaborate (Link below).

If this is your first time using BB Collaborate web conferencing, see some great tips here.   << JOIN THIS SESSION >>  

Presenters and Session Description …

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[T.e.l.l. April] Microsoft Lync: implementing web conferencing on a budget

Title: Microsoft Lync: implementing web conferencing on a budget
When: 11:00 AM (PDT), April 28, 2015
Who:  Terri Bateman and Brent McIntosh, North Island College
Where: ETUG Room in BB Collaborate (Link below).

If this is your first time using BB Collaborate web conferencing, see some great tips here.   << JOIN THIS SESSION >>  

Presenters and Session Description Terri Bateman, …

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Rob McTavish

Meet Rob McTavish of SFU

Contributed by Jason Toal, SFU

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

I am a Program Director in the Centre for Online and Distance Education, where I have worked in various capacities since the mid 1990's. I work with faculties and departments to plan and develop their online course offerings. Currently I am responsible for …

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[Institutional Report] BCIT

[Institutional Report] BCIT

Contributed by John Born, BCIT

BCIT has approximately 18,000 full-time students enroll annually and 28,000 part-time  students enroll every year. BCIT has 4 main campuses and 10 satellite campuses. The main campuses include: Burnaby Campus, Marine Campus, Aerospace Technology Campus and Annacis Island Campus. Supporting these campuses is the Learning and Teaching Centre's (LTC) Educational Technology Services (ETS) team on the design, development and delivery …

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Open Textbook Summit 2015

 

"The Open Textbook Summit May 28-29, 2015, brings together leaders in the Open Textbook field, faculty who are reviewing, adopting and developing Open Textbooks, student advocates, librarians, institutional administrators, government officials, and policy staff."  Visit the website to find out more:  http://otsummit.bccampus.ca/

 

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