March 2017

[Spring Workshop 2017] Registration

[Spring Workshop 2017] Registration

Registration Fees Early Bird $200 + taxes (until April 16) Regular Rate $250 + taxes Student Rate $100 + taxes Includes  all sessions, 2 breakfasts,  2 lunches, refreshment breaks and the Thursday evening social. Registration will be open until May 23, 2017 or until sold out. How to Register Complete your registration online with payment by credit card on-line via …

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[Spring Workshop 2017] Accommodation

[Spring Workshop 2017] Accommodation

We have arranged a block booking of accommodation at the residences at UBC Okanagan campus for the ETUG Spring Jam. To make reservations, please call the number below and quote “Educational Technology Users Group” or use the secure web link to book directly: Toll free  line to call for Reservations: 1-888-318-8666 Web site to Book The address is 1267 Discovery Ave Kelowna, B.C. …

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[Spring Workshop 2017] Pub Night at Freddy's Brew Pub

[Spring Workshop 2017] Pub Night at Freddy's Brew Pub

It's decided people! For the ETUG Pub night we will do another first! We'll meet in Kelowna at Freddy's Brew Pub Wednesday May 31st at 5:30 pm. Then the party moves next door to Mccurdy's Bowl and Brew for eats, treats, craft beer and bowling. See you there!    

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[T.e.l.l. February Summary] What Is Open Pedagogy?

[T.e.l.l. February Summary] What Is Open Pedagogy?

Contributed by Julian Prior, Langara College On February 27, Marianne Gianacopoulos from Langara College joined us to share her initial explorations in using a teaching model based on open pedagogy. Working primarily with international students Marianne faced the following challenges: how to guide students away from traditional learning methods to a model of independent learning how to cope with differing levels of digital …

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[Institutional Report] North Island College

[Institutional Report] North Island College

Contributed by Terri Bateman, NIC At North Island College (NIC) we have been expanding our Interactive Television (ITV) offerings internally, as well as offering dual-credit opportunities for high-school students in Parksville and Port McNeill. We are also delivering ECCE courses through ITV to the communities of Zeballos and Tahsis. We’re making use of Skype for Business with the addition of …

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NYIT-Vancouver Tech for Teachers Webinar Series

Learn how to enhance your teaching and learning through technology in this series hosted by NYIT's School of Interdisciplinary Studies & Education. Click here for all the details.

 

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Digital Media in Education Conference

If you're interested in digital media, this is the conference for you. The first-ever Digital Media in Education Conference is slated for May 17-19 and hosted by UBC-Okanagan in beautiful Kelowna, BC. Here are all the details.

 

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Beyond OER with Dr. Robin DeRosa: The Promises, Pitfalls, and Potential of Open Education

On March 20-22, Dr. Robin DeRosa from Plymouth State University is heading north to speak about the promises, pitfalls, and potential of open education, visiting KPU, Langara, and Douglas College. For further information on events at each of these institutions, click the links below:

• March 20 at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

• March 21 at Langara College

• March 22 at Douglas College

Come one, come all!

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