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October 18, 2017
Disneyland was a tantalizing few miles away from the 14th annual Open Education conference at the Hyatt Regency in Anaheim, California. Yet visiting the Magic Kingdom seemed to be the last thing on...
October 17, 2017
I discovered some good literature on the student entitlement topic while preparing for the Magna Online Seminar program I’m presenting later today. Among the content areas addressed in the literature...
October 17, 2017
The scenarios here can be used to explore the salient issues, starting with a deeper understanding of what entitlement involves. Most of the definitions are clear, but pretty generic. The...
October 17, 2017
This is BCcampus’ third post exploring Teaching and Learning Centres in British Columbia. The first introduced Tim Paul from Douglas College, and the second, Janni Aragon at the University of...
October 15, 2017
“To love the past may easily be an expression of the nostalgic romanticism of old men and old societies, a symptom of loss of faith and interest in the present or future.” — E. H. Carr,...
October 13, 2017
In Phil’s first piece on the Department of Education’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) finding the Western Governors University (WGU) should be considered a correspondence provider rather than...
October 12, 2017
Your students have questions, but they rarely ask them—especially at the beginning of the semester. They feel awkward or embarrassed, or maybe it’s just inertia. Whatever the cause, the vast majority...
October 12, 2017
Do your graphic designers speak in a secret language? Do you wish you could let terms like Hue, Saturation and Value roll off your tongue? Why You Should Care Aside from impressing your friends and...
October 12, 2017
As I write this I am in the air, on my way to the #OpenEd17 conference in Anaheim. But as I reflect on my life over the past month—the first of my year-long secondment to BCcampus—I realize that for...
October 10, 2017
With the increased use of group work in college courses, exploration of the role of peer assessment has broadened, as has its use. In one survey, 57 percent of students reported that their faculty...

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