June 2018

[Fall workshop 2018] Save the date!

[Fall workshop 2018] Save the date!

  Save NOVEMBER 2 for the Fall Workshop 2018 to be held in Vancouver. More details coming soon...

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New Leadership for ETUG

New Leadership for ETUG

Cross-post by BCcampus’ editorial team. The Educational Technology Users Group (ETUG) story began in 1994, and today marks the start of a new chapter for this grassroots community. At a small ceremony in the Victoria office of BCcampus, we thanked co-chairs Janine Hirtz, Senior Educational Consultant in the Centre for Teaching and Learning at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, …

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Building relationships at FoL 2018

 For those of us lucky enough to attend the Festival of Learning in May, we all left with a new appreciation of how to look after each other and ourselves in this increasingly complex world. Read more here from BCcampusCross-post by BCcampus' editorial team.

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And the winner is... Laura MacKay!

Congratulations to Laura MacKay of Capilano University for winning the grand prize (a $75 gift card from Best Buy) at the recent FoL ETUG Social Scavenger Hunt. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this contest a success!

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[Institutional Update] Vancouver Island University

[Institutional Update] Vancouver Island University

Contributed by Liesel Knaack, VIU Introduction My name is Liesel Knaack and I am the director of the teaching and learning centre (Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning). I arrived in July 2010 when the educational technology staff, online learning team and teaching and learning supports came together into one central support unit with the new director position. About …

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[Member Profile] Meet Youdan Zhang from BCIT

[Member Profile] Meet Youdan Zhang from BCIT

Contributed by Bonnie Johnston, BCIT I am an Instructional Development Consultant in BCIT’s Learning and Teaching Centre. I work directly with the faculty and staff in BCIT’s six schools to create new programs, develop courses and review curriculum and existing programs. I have been involved with teaching and learning since 1991 and I got intensely involved with educational technology when …

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Microlearn at JIBC

Microlearn at JIBC

Contributed by Melanie Meyers, JIBC The Foundations to Medical Emergency Services microlearn course was created to provide an innovative curriculum digitization model to meet a growing labour market demand within healthcare for Paramedics. The development of the Online Foundations to Emergency Medical Services (FEMS) was a collaborative effort involving the JIBC project team, Huu-ay-aht First Nations community, Elders and was …

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Liberating Structures Workshop 2018

Don’t miss the next Liberating Structures Workshop in Vancouver! Get your tickets soon; space is limited for this event.

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