January 2018

[Festival of Learning 2018] Update #2

[Festival of Learning 2018] Update #2

  Contributed by Terri Bateman, FoL Co-chair The FOL 18 organizing committee has been busy reviewing submissions and will be contacting presenters soon. There were over 120 submissions—more than enough to build a rich, diverse, and inspiring program. Scheduling is happening, and the schedule will be released in the first week of February. We are really excited about the keynote …

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[Institutional Report] Langara College

[Institutional Report] Langara College

Contributed by Sarah Bowers and Julian Prior, Langara College This audio interview took place in the summer of 2017. Langara is a pathways college with the main campus located in the south of Vancouver and a smaller campus on West Broadway. It has an annual enrollment of around 23,000 students, 30% of whom are international students representing over 90 countries. Now …

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[Member Profile] Meet Will Engle from UBC

[Member Profile] Meet Will Engle from UBC

  Contributed by Emily Renoe, UBC For this month's Member Profile, we'd like to introduce you to Will Engle—from UBC's Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology—via a video interview  conducted by Emily Renoe, member of the Stewardship Committee of ETUG. Sit back and get to know Will. https://youtu.be/koujd99cu9c Transcript for accessibility.

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And the winner is...

And the winner is...

Congratulations to the Academic Technology Services team at Douglas College for winning the President's Team Excellence Award! The team met the award criteria by making significant contributions to Douglas College in the following ways: Enhancing campus life for students Improving the academic environment Improving college processes Increasing productivity of service Improving service satisfaction Improving program quality The award ceremony is scheduled for …

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man in white t-shirt with the word "Creator"

Unveiling new multimedia program for faculty at Langara

In 2018 Langara College is piloting a new program to enhance instructors' confidence and competence using multimedia in their teaching. Based upon SFU's innovative EdMedia Program, Digital Media Creator will be delivered jointly by Educational Technology and the Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre. The first three modules being piloted will cover Universal Design for Learning; Digital Storytelling with Comics and Cartoons; and Planning, Creating and Sharing Effective Video. For further information, please contact Karen Budra (kbudra@langara.ca), Sarah Bowers (sbowers@langara.ca), or Julian Prior (jprior@langara.ca).

“Creator” by Banalities is licensed under CC BY 2.0

 

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New web resource for BC post-secondary professional learning

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new project at BCcampus — a teaching and learning web resource designed for B.C. post-secondary educators and focused on sharing and showcasing professional learning opportunities offered by the 25 public post-secondary institutions in the province. Read on...

Photo attribution: “SHARING” by Hoffnungsschimmer is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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Job Posting - Coordinator, Educational Technologies, Thompson Rivers University

Job Posting - Coordinator, Educational Technologies, Thompson Rivers University

Closing date: January 19, 2018 Generally, to provide faculty support in using educational technologies for the development of curriculum and learning opportunities using best practices to advance institutional goals for teaching and learning excellence. To communicate best practices and to support professional development (through workshops and seminars) for incorporating or adapting emerging educational technologies (eg. Moodle, Open Educational Resources, blogs, …

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