Reviewing and Renewing: BCcampus is looking back and moving forward

September is one of our favourite months as a new term is upon us and we have lots of things to share with you – from events to projects and guides – there is something for everyone! Read on to find out more… Post by BCcampus’ editorial team BCcampus Since April 2018, we have been collaborating with an incredible group of contractors to develop the new look and site structure for BCcampus.ca and Open.BCcampus.ca. Thank you to all those who…

Festival of Learning 2018 – Update

We’re about 100 days away from Festival of Learning 2018 (May 28 – 30), and our program committee and organizing teams are hard at work, ensuring we have everything in place to deliver another exceptional learning experience. Post by BCcampus’ editorial team The Festival of Learning 2018 – #FoL18 – will take place on May 28 – 30, 2018, at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront. We’ll be celebrating teaching and learning in…

Festival of Learning 2018 Social Media Kit

Join us in promoting the Festival of Learning 2018! Follow, and mention, @BCcampus on Twitter or @BCcampus.ca on Instagram and use the conference hashtag, #FoL18. Suggested posts to share with your followers on social media: If you are attending: I just registered for the Festival of Learning in May, join me! #FoL18 https://bccampus.ca/festival-of-learning-2018/ Three days of learning, reflecting, and networking? Count me in! I’ve just…

2018-19 BCcampus Scholarly Teaching Fellows Program

BCcampus is very pleased to announce a new Scholarly Teaching Fellows Program. The Call for Proposals is now open and submissions will be accepted until January 8, 2018. See below for instructions on how to make a submission. BCcampus welcomes applications for the 2018-19 Scholarly Teaching Fellowships. Three Fellowships of up to $10,000 will be awarded. We are looking for post-secondary educators from British Columbia who are committed to…

Just SHARE It! – ETUG Fall Workshop 2018

The ETUG Stewardship Committee (SCETUG) is proud to present your ETUG Fall Workshop 2018: Just SHARE it! We’ll be gathering at Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver on Friday, November 2nd. Post by Terri Bateman, Distributed Learning Facilitator at North Island College, Chair, ETUG Stewardship Committee (SCETUG) We will spend a day together packed full of sharing and kicked off by Paul Stacey, Executive Director of the Open…

Building Relationships at Festival of Learning 2018

Thank you for contributing to the wellness of the world Now that we’ve had a few days to reflect on #FoL18, we wanted to share some favourite moments and memories! Post by BCcampus’ editorial team What made the 2018 Festival of Learning experience so unique? Was it the keynote speakers, inviting lounge areas, and social events? Maybe it was the brilliant conversations led by educators and innovators from across the province and around the…

BCcampus Scholarly Teaching Fellows: Golden and Ready to Go!

What do video games, a yurt, students as partners and metacognition all have in common? They’re all part of the 2018-19 BCcampus Scholarly Teaching Fellows Program! Post by BCcampus’ editorial team In September, BCcampus announced a call for the 2018-19 Scholarly Teaching Fellows. This new program provides support for B.C. post-secondary educators to conduct research on improving student learning, and to share their results and experiences with…

The power of teaching and learning

Earlier this year, we shared a story about the BCcampus Scholarly Teaching Fellows and the projects they are working on. We’ve caught up with them recently to learn how their projects have progressed. Post by BCcampus’ editorial team The power of round Much has changed for Dr. Carrie Nolan, Dean, Centre of Learning Transformation, since our last discussion – her institution has done a major brand update, evolving from Northwest Community…

Access to Professional Development Funding for BCcampus Fall Events

BCcampus is pleased to offer financial support for instructors and teaching faculty who want to attend select events supported by BCcampus. We’ve recently launched the Learning Access Program for Educators (LAP-E) and encourage all those eligible to apply! Who is it for? Instructors and teaching faculty from all B.C. public post-secondary institutions. If you are currently teaching, have recently taught, or will teach soon at any B.C. public…

Sharing the 2017 – 2018 BCcampus Annual Review

It’s that time of year again, alive with activity around starting a new fiscal year and reflecting on the past academic term. But before everyone heads away on PD, CD, or vacation days, we encourage you to have a look at the 2017 – 2018 BCcampus Annual Review. This review reflects the many accomplishments we achieved through collaboration, partnerships, and expertise in the B.C. post-secondary system over the past year and…