More Open

At last year’s  ETUG Spring Workshop 2011 “Open4Learning” we explored the theme of what open means to us as educators and learners.  Alan Levine shared a selection of “Amazing Stories of Openness” and the beauty and magic of serendipitous connections from being more open. In addition to a number of wonderful sessions on openness in … Continued

[T.E.L.L. May] Case Studies in Innovative Technology Use

What: 1-hour “Lunch n’ Learn” webinar When: Tuesday, May 29 at noon (PST) | see your time zone Who: Valia Spiliotopoulos, Patric Lougheed, and Scott Gerrity What: The development team involved in the Case Studies in Innovative Technology Use Website will discuss the process for creating this excellent resource and how it is being used. This presentation … Continued

The Impact of Open Practices

At the spring meeting of  University College and Institute Professional Developers (UCIPD) hosted by University of Victoria’s Learning and Teaching Centre, Karen Belfer shared a story that exemplifies the impact of community of practice engagement and open practices. Karen is Dean of the Centre for Instructional Development at Vancouver Community College. She attended the fall workshop … Continued

[T.E.L.L.] The Hybrid Course: A new breed of animal?

The next T.E.L.L. session will be Tuesday March 27 12:00-1:00 pm PST. Join Gina Bennett, elearning specialist with the College of the Rockies for “The Hybrid Course: A new breed of animal?” Here’s a brief description of this upcoming webinar: What exactly is a “hybrid course”? Is it the same as a “blended course”? Why … Continued