February 2018

[Festival of Learning 2018] Update #3

[Festival of Learning 2018] Update #3

  Contributed by Terri Bateman, FoL Co-chair Here are your ETUG news updates on the Festival of Learning: We are very excited (I mean, really, really, excited) to have Jesse Stommel open the festival and Monique Gray Smith deliver the closing day keynote. For Day 2, we are finalizing the details around a moderated student panel. There will be a …

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Awards for Excellence in Open Education to Tannis Morgan and Christina Hendricks

Awards for Excellence in Open Education to Tannis Morgan and Christina Hendricks

Contributed by Hope Miller, Douglas College A hearty congratulations to two of our own (Tannis Morgan of JIBC and Christina Hendricks of UBC) for their work in promoting open education. Please see the BCcampus announcements on their respective Awards for Excellence in Open Education here: Tannis Morgan Christina Hendricks

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[Member Profile] Meet Brian Lamb from Thompson Rivers University

[Member Profile] Meet Brian Lamb from Thompson Rivers University

Contributed by Troy Welch, TRU. Brian Lamb, Director of Learning Technology and Innovation at TRU, is our featured member this month. As a long-time ETUG representative, he has some pretty great stories to tell. Grab your coffee and prepare to learn and laugh with Brian. https://youtu.be/spwnw0bWXbk

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[Institutional Report] Kwantlen Polytechnic University

[Institutional Report] Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Contributed by Meg Goodine, KPU.  Role and Institution  I’m Meg Goodine, Manager of Learning Technologies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). Together with my colleagues, Robin Leung and Jay Singh, we make up the Learning Technology team--part of KPU’s Teaching and Learning Commons. KPU is located in the Metro Vancouver region, south of the Fraser River. We have four campuses in …

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Creating Space for Learning

The spaces where teaching and learning occur play a critical role in our students’ success. At the 2018 UBC Okanagan Learning Conference, we invite you to fill in the blank and share your experiences, practices, and research about the ________ space you create for learning. Call for proposals  is open until February 18.

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Boost Your Facilitation Practice with Liberating Structures

In this workshop, offered in partnership with Royal Roads University and BC Campus, you will experience many Liberating Structures activities as a participant, and move toward learning how to choose, structure, and sequence Liberating Structures for your individual facilitation challenges and contexts. By the end of the 2 days, you will have many new tools and ideas to boost your facilitation practice and impact. Read more.

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