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. 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
Improving Learning Outcomes in Remote Learning Communities
Big Data, Privacy Awareness & the Future of the Internet: A Potential Core Element of OER
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
Supporting Team Learning with Technology: An RRU Research Program
Benefits of Collaborative Learning Design for Online, Blended, and Face-to-Face Delivery
Graduate Teams as Change Agents
Alice MacGillivray, B.J. Eib, Amy Zidulka