ETUG - Educational Technology Users Group

May 2015

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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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[Spring Workshop 2015] Keynote and Facilitators

[Spring Workshop 2015] Keynote and Facilitators

Keynote (Thursday Morning) Simon Bates, UBC

Simon  Bates  joined  UBC  in  the  summer  of  2012,  and  was  previously  Dean of  Learning  and  Teaching  and  Professor  of  Physics  Education  at  the  University  of Edinburgh,  Scotland where  he  also  established  and  led  the  Edinburgh  Physics Education  Research  Group  (EdPER). As  Academic  Director of  UBC’s  Centre  for  Teaching,  Learning  and Technology,  he  is  …

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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 John Love, Vancouver Community College

Meet John Love, Vancouver Community College

This video post contributed by Brett Griffiths, VCC.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNRRkfuZYzg&feature=youtu.be

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[Institutional Report] College of the Rockies

[Institutional Report] College of the Rockies

Contributed by Gina Bennett, College of the Rockies

It's been a year of significant changes for the educational technology team at COTR. Like so many institutions, we've been gradually amalgamating our Ed Tech & Teaching-Learning support functions, & this trend was formalized a year ago with the creation of the 'Inspire Centre.' A cool name! And with that, we acquired …

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

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

This post contributed by John Born, SFU

Brent McIntosh and Terri Bateman recently gave a T.E.L.L. session about the success and challenges of implementing Microsoft Lync at their institution, North Island College.

Before the upgrade to Lync, the original web conferencing system at North Island College was an Interactive television system they had been running since 1990. They also had …

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[T.e.l.l. Summary May] Enhancing the Online Experience for Students (and Instructors!) with a Modern Flat-file CMS

[T.e.l.l. Summary May] Enhancing the Online Experience for Students (and Instructors!) with a Modern Flat-file CMS

This post contributed by Keith Webster, UVic

Paul Hibbits, who has presented on a variety of topics at ETUG workshops over the years, brought an interesting look at Grav, a flat-file content management system in a recent TELL session.

Grav is different from typical content management systems like WordPress or Drupal because it does not use a database to store content. This means that all the files …

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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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