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October 24, 2017
How good are your students at assessing the quality of their work? Do they understand and act on the feedback you provide? I’ll wager that some students do. But the rest—they don’t know if what they’...
October 24, 2017
It’s been a busy September and October! Though we tried valiantly to round up our group for our first face-to-face meet-up of the year, it seems the scheduling, our busyness, or downtown Vancouver...
October 24, 2017
It was in 2012, at the annual Open Education conference that we announced the creation of the B.C. Open Textbook Collection. Five years later, we have just returned from this year’s Open Education...
October 23, 2017
The Distance Teaching and Learning Conference 2017 brought together distance educators instructional designers and administrators for three days of innovation inspiration and connection. Take a look...
October 23, 2017
Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what...
October 22, 2017
We all know the classic thought experiment involving a tree falling in the woods, but have you heard the one about online lecturing: If a faculty member posts a microlecture video to the LMS, and...
October 19, 2017
Mention “teaching to the test” among educators and you will certainly hear a lot about what is wrong with education today and probably more about the importance of teaching critical thinking (and how...
October 19, 2017
Vancouver Community College plays host to the Fall Educational Technology User Group (ETUG) Workshop 2017, on October 27. The theme is digital literacy. Post by Clint Lalonde, Manager, Educational...
October 18, 2017
I don’t tend to do post-conference reflections. Mainly because I crash hard after conferences, and while I did that with OpenEd 17 I also feel like I have some brewing thoughts and questions that...
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...

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