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Festival of Learning

Posted by kwebster on Mon, 02/15/2016 - 12:46pm
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Mr. Keith Webster

Associate Faculty member Mary-Anne Neal presents at the Festival of Learning Associate Faculty member Mary-Anne Neal presents at the Festival of Learning. Creative Commons Image by BCcampus.

The Festival of Learning conference held in Burnaby had a large contingent of Royal Roads University presenters and participants. Over fifteen faculty and staff were involved in a dozen presentations representing both the educational technology and scholarship of teaching and learning streams.

The FOL was a joint conference of the British Columbia Teaching & Learning Council (BCTLC), the British Columbia Teaching & Learning Network (BC-TLN), the OpenEd Open Textbook Summit, the Educational Technology User's Group (ETUG) and BCcampus.

The Royal Roads Lounge was a popular hang-out and meeting space between sessions The Royal Roads Lounge was a popular hang-out and meeting space between sessions. Creative Commons Image by BCcampus.

Presentations by Royal Roads faculty and staff included:

Assessing Team Process in Student Learning Teams: Recent Research from Royal Roads University
Sarah Chettleburgh, Trish Dyck

"Sometimes-faculty": Supporting the New World of Adjuncts, Sessionals and Associate Faculty
B.J. Eib, Vivian Forssmann

Team and Community Building Online: Using Technologies from Industry to Enhance the Student Experience
Jo Axe, Elizabeth Childs, Darrell Pettyjohn

International Students - Meeting the Challenge
Mary-Anne Neal

Improving Learning Outcomes in Remote Learning Communities
Mary-Anne Neal

Big Data, Privacy Awareness & the Future of the Internet: A Potential Core Element of OER
Rob Thompson

WordPress: Four Learning Experiences to Ponder
Keith Webster (moderator)

Liberating Structures for Beginners
B.J. Eib, Tami Saj

What's Going on with K-12
Lisa Read

Supporting Team Learning with Technology: An RRU Research Program
Keith Webster

Benefits of Collaborative Learning Design for Online, Blended, and Face-to-Face Delivery
Sophia Palahicky

Graduate Teams as Change Agents
Alice MacGillivray, B.J. Eib, Amy Zidulka