Five questions with Patricia Cia, Langara College

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Patricia Cia is the newly-minted (as of July 1) Director of Academic Innovation, a new position at Langara that brings together library services, program development, and educational technology. Reporting to the VP Academic & Provost, this position oversees Library & Learning Commons, CAPER-BC, Educational Technology and Teaching & Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC). What’s the career path that led you to the Director of Academic Innovation… Read more »

5 Questions with Sybil Harrison on the changing role of teaching and learning centres

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For this week’s blog post, BCcampus caught up with Sybil Harrison, the Director of Learning Services at Camosun’s College Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning (CETL). According to the college’s website, CETL “aims to inspire and promote innovation and excellence in all aspects of teaching and learning.” And, we were curious to find out how. 1. Can you tell us more about your role… Read more »

Community is the heart of the NWCC Library

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If you took a map of British Columbia and drew a circle around the land from Haida Gwaii to Houston, you’d see how widely spread the communities served by Northwest Community College (NWCC) are. While physical NWCC libraries can be found at the Prince Rupert, Terrace, and Smithers campuses, library services extend far and wide to learners and faculty at other northern communities. This extension… Read more »