The CNIE and Thompson Rivers University need your best thinking by Feb 14

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The theme for this year’s Canadian Network Innovation in Education conference at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops is: Confluences: Spaces, Places & Cultures for Innovative Learning The call for proposals is open until February 14 and the conference organizers encourage any  interesting proposals that highlight innovative learning. CNIE is looking for proposals directly connected to this year’s theme along with those that have currency and… Read more »

BCcampus launches phase three of the Open Textbook Project: creation of new texts

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Ready to be a textbook author? BCcampus is looking for British Columbia faculty who are ready to create open textbooks to round out our list of 40 highest-enrolled subject areas. In phase one of the project, we harvested a number of existing open textbooks and worked with B.C. post-secondary faculty to review them. The review process enabled us to provide texts for 12 of the… Read more »

Call for Proposals: ETUG Fall Workshop 2013

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This Fall’s ETUG event, to be held on November 15, 2013 at Royal Roads University, invites you to explore perceptions of quality in education. We invite proposals that seek: to define what quality means; to explore the relationships among quality and key values in education such as diversity, engagement, creativity and flexibility; to showcase quality assurance and continuous improvement within classrooms, disciplines, or institutions; to offer plans, projects… Read more »

Review an Open Textbook

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The first phase of the open textbook project kicked off on Monday, April 15th, 2013 with the release of a Call for Proposals looking for BC post-secondary faculty and graduate students to review 10 existing open textbooks. These textbooks align with the top 40 subjects in the province (based on course enrollments). An honorarium of $250 will be provided to individuals who review one of… Read more »

MoodleMoot 2013 needs presenters

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Deadline for presentations is October 10, 2012 extended until November 10 for the next Canada MoodleMoot, held in February 2013. Whether you have a quick tip to share or a half day workshop in mind, even if you can’t be at the conference in person, the organizing committee wants you to submit your proposal. Open source platforms such as Moodle advance through the hard work of… Read more »