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September 27, 2016 · Pedagogy

The Neuroscience of Learning Design – Moodle Moot US 2016

Britt Andreatta, CLO (L for Learning) of online education company Lynda.com, shared the company’s decades worth of experience around a talk about neuroscience in higher and corporate education. If you loved the movie Inside…

May 9, 2016 · Pedagogy

Threshold Concepts to Student Learning and Curriculum Design

The ‘threshold concepts’ or ‘conceptual thresholds’ approach to student learning and curriculum design now draws from an empirical research base comprising hundreds of academic papers from over 120 disciplinary and professional contexts, and…

February 7, 2016 · Conferences

STLHE 2016 Conference: Empowering Learners, Effecting Change

. The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Empowering Learners, Effecting Change will be held at Western University and Fanshawe College in London, Ontario, June 21-24, 2016. The 2016 Society for…

December 2, 2015 · Video Lectures

Engaging Audiences: How to Communicate your Research to a Wider Audience

Your research is important and deserves as much attention as possible. But if no one can understand what you’re talking about, what’s the point? University Affairs magazine and Informed Opinions have teamed up…

October 28, 2015 · New Topics in Pedagogy

SAMR Model for Teaching and Learning

SAMR (Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition) is a model designed to help educators infuse technology into teaching and learning. Popularized by Dr. Ruben Puentedura, the  model supports and enables teachers to design, develop, and…

September 14, 2015 · Pedagogy

The Anatomy of a 21st Century Educator: Simon Bates

In this talk at ETUG’s Spring Workshop 2015, Simon Bates, a physics professor and Senior Advisor, Teaching and Learning at UBC, considers what it means to be a 21st century educator, looking at the…

August 17, 2015 · Publications

NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Library Edition

This is the second edition of the NMC Horizon Report that explores the realm of academic and research libraries in a global context. The report describes findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing…

June 17, 2015 · Focus on Faculty

Educators on Educating – Jane Slemon

As an RN, Emily Carr lecturer Jane Slemon listens for the ways people reveal their narratives. Mortality challenges us; illness presents layers of meaning: including chemistry, prognosis, genetics and experience along with family,…

June 17, 2015 · Focus on Faculty

Educators on Educating: Sam Carter

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is home for Professor Emeritus Sam Carter who enjoys working around the world. “My exhibition design projects, and now the incredible capabilities of online projects, allow me to access…

June 16, 2015 · Focus on Faculty

Educators on Educating – Hoda Hamouda

The wide range of media that sessional faculty and former Emily Carr graduate student Hoda Hamouda has encountered in the course of her undergrad studies, freelance work, and workshops provided her with a…

June 15, 2015 · Pedagogy

Conversations on Learning

Ross Kelly is a candidate in the Master of Applied Arts Low Residency program at the Emily Carr University of Art + Design. He is a Vancouver based artist/photographer who specializes in large…

April 27, 2015 · Publications

Bee Time: Lesson from the Hive: Now in the ECU Library

Bee Time presents Winston’s reflections on three decades spent studying these creatures, and on the lessons they can teach about how humans might better interact with one another and the natural world. Being…

April 26, 2015 · New Tools

Google Docs and Google Drive Tutorials

Google Docs is the web-based  editing program that allows users to create, share and edit documents through a secure networked system. There are also offshoots called Google Sheets and Google Slides that allow users…

April 10, 2015 · Focus on Faculty

EcoMUSICology: Howe SoundZ – A Collaboration with the David Suzuki Foundation + Vancouver Maritime Museum

Empowering students to become future community leaders in sustainability, the EcoMUSICology: Howe SoundZ project is taught by Sarah Van Borek, Faculty of Culture + Community, as part of the university’s Social Practice and Community…

February 25, 2015 · Articles

What’s Included in a Teaching Dossier?

Teachers should really think about collecting artifacts and evidence as they go. Document your teaching experience to show how it transfers to other work environments, says Jill Grose, director of the Centre for…

February 10, 2015 · Articles

New Pedagogies for Deep Learning: White Papers & Global Partnership

Michael Fullan and Geoff Scott co-authored the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Whitepaper: Education PLUS (pdf). Why was New Pedagogies for Deep Learning established? There is a growing sense among education leaders, educators,…

October 21, 2014 · Focus on Faculty

Educators on Educating: Faculty Video Series

“Educators on Educating” is an Emily Carr University of Art + Design Teaching and Learning Centre video series on faculty talking about their approaches to pedagogy in the classroom, online and with incorporating…

October 7, 2014 · Open Education Resources

Open Textbooks Event: New Models in Textbook Production

Open textbooks are innovating and disrupting the traditional model of textbook publication. In celebrating Open Access Week, SFU Library is delighted to bring together a range of perspectives on open textbooks. Students spend…

September 29, 2014 · New Tools

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014  – the results of the 8th Annual Learning Tools Survey –  has been compiled by Jane Hart from the votes of 1,038 learning professionals from 61 countries…

September 19, 2014 · Open Education Resources

HP LIFE e-Learning: Free Courses

 HP LIFE e-Learning  is a free, online platform that provides training for educators to integrate entrepreneurship, business, and IT lessons into their classrooms and programs. Once you register through the HP LIFE e-Learning form,…

July 9, 2014 · New Topics in Pedagogy

Gamify a Moodle Course in Under 20 Minutes

Frederic Nevers posted this video about a year ago and details how, with a standard Moodle 2.x installation you can add some game theory to your course(s). Frederic’s site documents a series of…

ETUG Spring Workshop 2014 Keynote: Jentery Sayers

“Make, But Not the Brand: DIY Making after Big Data” Presented at the ETUG Spring workshop 2014, “20/20: Reflecting on the Past/Looking to the Future” in Vancouver, BC Jentery Sayers is Assistant Professor…

March 27, 2014 · Accessibility

Accessibility in Online Learning Environments

The Centre for Instructional Development proudly presented the Learn @ Lunch Workshop “Accessibility in Online Learning” on Sept. 24, 2013. VCC Instructor (and former head of the Visually Impaired Program) Betty Noble, and SFU…

March 24, 2014 · Conferences

2014 NMC Summer Conference

The NMC Summer Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, attracting highly skilled professionals (that’s YOU!) who are interested in the integration of emerging technologies into teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. Get a quick preview…

Open Education Week, March 10-15

Open Education Week is taking place from March 10-15, 2014 online and in locally hosted events around the world. The purpose of Open Education Week is to raise awareness of the open education…

February 6, 2014 · Pedagogy

Developing Cross-Cultural Intelligence

“Cultural Intelligence, cultural quotient or CQ, is a term used in business, education, government and academic research. Cultural intelligence can be understood as the capability to relate and work effectively across cultures. Originally,…

February 3, 2014 · Articles

The NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition

The NMC and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) jointly released the NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition at a special session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2014. This eleventh edition describes annual…

January 22, 2014 · Video Lectures

Video: How to support learning in a diverse classroom

Tips on how to prepare the classroom for students from different cultures. Karima Ramji (International coordinator, University of Victoria Co-op and Career Services) and Norah McRae (Executive Director, UVic Co-op and Career Services)…

January 22, 2014 · On Campus Services

Universal Design for Learning

Brief summary of Universal Design for Learning and all the 7 principles. Universal Design for Learning is a set of principles for curriculum development that give all individuals equal opportunities to learn. UDL…

January 5, 2014 · Articles

Alive in the Swamp: Assessing Digital Innovations in Education

Watch the video featuring Sir Michael Barber, Michael Fullan and Katelyn Donnelly discussing education reform, the impact of learning technologies and the practical advice offered in Alive in the Swamp. This report is…

November 20, 2013 · Assessment

Workshop Peer Assessment Activity in Moodle

Workshop is a peer assessment activity with many options. Students submit their work via an on line text tool and attachments. There are two grades for a student: their own work and their…

October 22, 2013 · Pedagogy

Accessibility in Moodle

On May 9th, 2013, the Neil Squire Society participated in Global Accessibility Awareness Day (new window). The focus of the day was to get people talking, thinking, and learning about digital (web, software,…

July 24, 2013 · Video Lectures

Current Design Research Journal Interviews

Deborah Shackleton discusses with Jonathan Aitken, Director for the Health Design Lab, about the themes and issues that the lab will encounter in the next couple of years for Emily Carr University of…

Faculty Video Shorts

Faculty Shorts features Emily Carr Faculty taking a few minutes to reflect upon their artistic practice and process. Features: Ben Reeves, Beth Howe, Chick Rice, John Wertschek, Julie Andreyev, Justin Novak, Landon Mackenzie,…

July 16, 2013 · Video Lectures

“Ideas That Matter” in Education: NMC Summer 2013

The New Media Consortium (NMC) hosted the 2013 NMC Summer Conference in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Hundreds of highly skilled education professionals traveled from across the globe to attend the NMC’s most influential…

  • The Neuroscience of Learning Design – Moodle Moot US 2016
  • Threshold Concepts to Student Learning and Curriculum Design
  • STLHE 2016 Conference: Empowering Learners, Effecting Change
  • Engaging Audiences: How to Communicate your Research to a Wider Audience
  • SAMR Model for Teaching and Learning
  • The Anatomy of a 21st Century Educator: Simon Bates
  • NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Library Edition
  • Educators on Educating – Jane Slemon
  • Educators on Educating: Sam Carter
  • Educators on Educating – Hoda Hamouda
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