December 2017

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Happy Holidays, ETUG!

Happy Holidays, ETUG!

From all of us on the Stewardship Committee of ETUG, we wish you Happy Holidays full of edtech bling! From the top left of the ski hill, Janine Hirtz, Vice-Chair, UBC-Okanagan Andy Sellwood, Vancouver Community College Terri Bateman, North Island College Keith Webster, Royal Roads University Julian Prior, Langara College Jason Toal, Chair, Simon Fraser University Clint Lalonde, BCcampus Marlena …

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[12 Apps of Christmas] How'd we do?

[12 Apps of Christmas] How'd we do?

Contributed by Keith Webster, Royal Roads University. The 12 Apps of Christmas wrapped up a festive season on Tuesday with over 230 subscribers from Switzerland to Australia. This year apps were presented by faculty, staff, and students from across Canada (but mostly here in BC). The 12 Apps of Christmas revealed one app each day with a post describing its …

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[Festival of Learning 2018] Update #1

[Festival of Learning 2018] Update #1

Contributed by Terri Bateman, FoL Co-chair. The call for proposals for the Festival of Learning was extended for an extra week. We heard from a lot of people who just needed a little more time. The response was fantastic and we have a long list of potential presenters to sort through. Happily, there are some familiar ETUG member names in …

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[Member Profile] Meet Meredith Stewart from Langara College

[Member Profile] Meet Meredith Stewart from Langara College

  Contributed by Julian Prior, Langara College. Tell us a bit about where you work and what you do.  I am a Program Coordinator at Langara College in the Continuing Studies department; one is Custom and Corporate Training (customized for external clients) and the other is the Professional Sales Certificate program, which is delivered 100% online. I work on the back end of …

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[Member Profile] Meet Ross McKerlich of Okanagan College

[Member Profile] Meet Ross McKerlich of Okanagan College

Contributed by Janine Hirtz, UBC-Okanagan. Tell us a bit about where you work and what you do. I work at Okanagan College where I apply technology to learning.  We have a small but passionate team that works with instructors and faculty from all four campuses of the college. Our team is located in Kelowna, BC. How long been involved in …

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[Institutional Report] University of British Columbia - Faculty of Education

Contributed by Natasha Boskic, UBC. I am a Senior Manager, Learning Design of the Educational Technology Support (ETS) unit in the Faculty of Education. Our primary role is to support our faculty members, sessionals and staff in their use of technology for teaching and learning. This includes building capacity of our members to feel comfortable with using LT, but also …

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AAEEBL Annual Conference July 23-26

The Association for Authentic Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (the leading group dedicated to the effective use of ePortfolios in post-secondary education)  is having its annual conference, “Building Bridges with ePortfolios” at Capilano University on July 23-26, 2018. The call for proposals closes on January 22, 2018. For more information, visit: http://aaeebl.org/get-involved