ETUG - Educational Technology Users Group

June 2015

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[Spring Workshop 2015] Summary Feedback

[Spring Workshop 2015] Summary Feedback

Thanks to everyone who chimed in to give us such extensive feedback on this year's workshop. What has been an interesting trend to see is how our community is growing with so many new members: It's a near split between those that are first timers and long-time participants. This is also represented similarly in the feedback responses. Some points well-taken on workshop improvements are the …

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[Spring Workshop 2015] Resource List

[Spring Workshop 2015] Resource List

High 5: Survey Says The anatomy of a 21st century educator – an incomplete but illustrated guide Simon Bates, UBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugqYeKVl-w8&feature=youtu.be Presentation slides ETUG Video Keynote Simon Bates Exploring Learning Ecologies: Models and Experiences So Far Paul Hibbitts, Hibbitts Design/SFU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WF7zccg18YU Presentation slides ETUG 2015 Learning Models Feedback (opens an Excel spreadsheet) ETUG Video Keynote Paul Hibbitts Teaching in a …

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[Spring 2015 Workshop] ETUG, My High5s

[Spring 2015 Workshop] ETUG, My High5s

Contributed by Leva Lee As we wind up another year of learning and look forward to the rejuvenation of summer, it’s gratifying to take a moment to reflect on our community’s premier event of the year: the ETUG Spring workshop. In recent years, we’ve become more confident in introducing new elements to our workshop programs, and this year our efforts …

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Meet Afsaneh Sharif from UBC

Meet Afsaneh Sharif from UBC

This post contributed by Janine Hirtz, UBC Okanagan

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

I am a Senior Instructional Designer and Project Manager at University of British Columbia. I am interested in implementing research findings into practice and manage the development and delivery of quality online and blended courses and projects. I work closely …

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ETUG Community Feedback Needed!

ETUG Community Feedback Needed!

We're reviewing ETUG communications and need your input in how we might improve our web site.

Your name and email is optional, but if you do provide us with this info you will be include in a prize draw for one free workshop registration for either an ETUG Fall or Spring workshop. This prize should be claimed over the 2015/2016 …

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[T.e.l.l. Summer] Agile Design: A Chat with Tony Bates

[T.e.l.l. Summer] Agile Design: A Chat with Tony Bates

Title: Agile Design: A Chat with Tony Bates
When: 11:00 AM  (PDT),  Tuesday July 7, 2015
Who: Tony Bates, Tony Bates Associates Ltd.
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 >>  

Session Description: Come join Tony Bates and fellow ETUG members for …

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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

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. …

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