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November 17, 2017
Three and a half years after its formation, Unizin is facing its biggest challenge. Now that the consortium is dealing with contract renewals (membership based on three-year agreements), and now that...
November 16, 2017
In almost a decade of teaching, I find myself lamenting that I still have to remind students to arrive on time, bring the proper materials, and pay attention to lectures. Despite admonitions and...
November 16, 2017
On October 27, 2017, 70 educational technologists, librarians, and faculty from across the B.C. post-secondary system gathered at Vancouver Community College for the annual ETUG Fall Workshop. This...
November 16, 2017
When creating course materials, it is important to be as inclusive as possible. A common way of working to ensure that materials respond to different approaches to learning is to use Universal Design...
November 16, 2017
A seductive detail is highly interesting to the audience members, but not directly relevant to the instructional goal. How does this impact learning?
November 16, 2017
Have you ever thought, “There has to be a better way!” while grading your online learners’ discussions? It is no secret that grading student discussions is time consuming, laborious, and tedious,...
November 15, 2017
In the week prior to the OpenEd conference, Cengage Learning made a fairly big announcement with OpenNow, a "suite of digital products for general education courses with open educational resources (...
November 14, 2017
“Even with years of teaching experience since then [grad school TA experience], there were still areas of my pedagogy that remained as they always had been—unexamined and essentially running on...
November 14, 2017
In 2016/17, BCcampus conducted an internal review of our role and involvement in the Applied Business Technology Collaborative Online Program. As a result of this review, and the current mandate of...
November 13, 2017
An article in a recent issue of the International Journal of STEM Education has got me thinking about study habits and how little we know about how students study. The article is open-access, and I...

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