ETUG - Educational Technology Users Group

April 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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[Spring Workshop 2015] Schedule

[Spring Workshop 2015] Schedule

*This schedule is subject to change.  Note: We've provided more time between sessions to move between buildings and for setup.

Wednesday June 3rd activities: Please RSVP in the online form setup for the Visual Practice Community Meetup and when you register for the workshop for the ETUG Pub Night/Craft beer tasting at Club Ilia, Wednesday June 3rd , so we …

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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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Meet Sylvia Currie of BCCampus

Meet Sylvia Currie of BCcampus

Contributed by Grant Gregson of Emily Carr University of Art and Design

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

I’m part of the Professional Learning team at BCcampus. Since joining BCcampus 7 years ago I’ve been involved in all sorts of fascinating projects. The work is always changing! Years ago I challenged to come up …

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[Institutional Report] Northwest Community College

[Institutional Report] Northwest Community College

Contributed by David Try, Northwest Community College

Up here in the wilds of Canada’s north, a few of us decided that we were professionally and personally interested in extending the physical classroom(s) out to all NWCC campuses, as well as, individual offices and homes (i.e. Telegraph Creek).  Kind of like having your first child, ignorance is so bliss!! Rather than …

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

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

This post contributed by Gina Bennett, College of the Rockies.

Our T.E.L.L. session for March (on Tuesday the 31st) provided not only a great presentation and discussion, but also a cool take-home gift. Tara Robertson, Amanda Coolidge and Sue Doner shared their learnings and experience with making Open Textbooks truly accessible. We came away with a much stronger understanding of …

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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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STLHE Conference Registration

The 2015 Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Annual Conference is being co-hosted by Simon Fraser University and The University of British Columbia. This year’s conference will be held June 16-19, 2015 at the beautiful Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, BC. 

Register today at http://stlhe2015sapes.ca/registration/

 

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Grow your practice as an Adult Educator with Instructor Diploma courses!

Contributed by Gina Bennett, College of the Rockies

Are you a new faculty member, looking to complete your Provincial Instructor Diploma requirements? Or maybe you’re hoping to instruct adults at some point and looking for relevant training? If you’re interested in Curriculum Development (PIDP 3210) or Evaluation of Learning (PIDP 3230), read on…

 During the week of May 25 -29, College of the Rockies, Selkirk College and Vancouver Community College are collaborating to offer a fantastic opportunity to complete *two PIDP courses this summer. In this one week intensive, the course instructor (Chris Carroll) will offer both courses in a blended format (2 days of face to face instruction per course, followed by online reading and assignments to complete the courses over the following 6-8 weeks).

 *Yes, you can sign up for just one course.

 More details:

• WHAT: PIDP 3210 - Curriculum Development & PIDP 3230 - Evaluation of Learning

• HOW: Day 1 & 2: PIDP 3210; Day 3: day off or Recreation/Field-trip Day; Day 4 & 5 : PIDP 3230

• WHERE: College of the Rockies, Cranbrook campus

• HOW MUCH? $505.56 per course + $118.49 for two text books

 Yet More details:

• Cranbrook is easy to get to (several flights every day, 2 carriers)

• accommodation will be available in COTR’s Residence for a very affordable price! ($27.50 per night or $150 for the whole week).

 TO REGISTER, contact:

• School of Instructor Education 604.871.7000 Ext 7488 or 7499

• SIE@vcc.ca

• instructordiploma.com

 

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