Liberating Structures: October Update & November Meetup

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In our last update, we shared that we are working on growing our Vancouver Liberating Structures User group. Some of the strategies we discussed at our October meeting were to do the following: spread the word about local practice groups to members and get them to invite a friend; rotate practice groups to different host locations/campuses and meet less frequently; offer a mini Liberating Structures (LS)… Read more »


There’s nothing fake about the ETUG Fall Workshop 2017

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On October 27, over 70 educational technologists, librarians, and faculty from across the B.C. post-secondary sector gathered at Vancouver Community College for the annual ETUG Fall Workshop. This fall, the organizing committee tackled the topic of digital and media literacy through a combination of talks, activities and tabletop discussions. Post by Clint Lalonde, Manager, Educational Technology and Development The morning kicked off with special thanks… Read more »


The 12 Apps of Christmas: The Gift of Learning Just Got Easier

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On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… an introduction to an app, whose very existence opened doors, saved time, and made the sharing of knowledge faster, farther-reaching, or simply better. Post by BCcampus’ editorial team Granted, it may not make much of a song, but there will definitely be visions of the 12 Apps of Christmas dancing in our heads… Read more »


Embracing inclusivity: Festival of Learning 2018

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The Festival of Learning event, scheduled for May 28 – 30, 2018 at the Pinnacle Hotel in downtown Vancouver, builds on the success of the inaugural event in 2016, while delivering more value and variety to the instructors, faculty, developers, technologists, and students of B.C and beyond. There’s something for every educator and post-secondary learner. Post by BCcampus’ editorial team Healthy minds, healthy campuses, and… Read more »


BCcampus leads collaborative revision of Practical Nursing and Access to Practical Nursing provincial curriculum

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BCcampus is leading the collaborative revision of the openly licensed 2011 Practical Nursing (PN) Program Curriculum Guide and Access to Practical Nursing (APN) Program Curriculum Guide on behalf of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training (AEST). Post by BCcampus’ editorial team Through the snowy Winter of 2016 and Spring of 2017, a 10-member Steering Committee representing B.C. public and private post-secondary institutions, health… Read more »


What’s new with the EYPD Web Portal?

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The British Columbia Early Years Professional Development Web Portal (EYPD) at earlyyearsbc.ca has recently released new features to make it easier for early years professionals to find and explore learning opportunities that support their unique needs and interests. Visitors to EYPD are encouraged to sign up as Learners or Organizers to maximize the potential benefits of the portal. Such benefits include a personalized learning space… Read more »


Vancouver Liberating Structures: Growing our Group

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It’s been a busy September and October! Though we tried valiantly to round up our group for our first face-to-face meet-up of the year, it seems the scheduling, our busyness, or downtown Vancouver location isn’t working for people. Post by Leva Lee, Manager, Learning and Teaching We are now thinking about ways to increase the group’s visibility and participation —to grow our user group so… Read more »


ETUG presses buttons and pushes boundaries

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Vancouver Community College plays host to the Fall Educational Technology User Group (ETUG) Workshop 2017, on October 27. The theme is digital literacy. Post by Clint Lalonde, Manager, Educational Technology and Development  The organizing committee has put together an engaging one-day workshop designed to help participants explore the multi-faceted world of digital literacy and the role post-secondary education can play in fostering critical information, media,… Read more »


Connecting the North: Talking Teaching and Learning with NWCC’s Carrie Nolan

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This is BCcampus’ third post exploring Teaching and Learning Centres in British Columbia. The first introduced Tim Paul from Douglas College, and the second, Janni Aragon at the University of Victoria. Post by BCcampus’ editorial team In this third post, we reached north to Carrie Nolan, Dean, Center of Learning Transformation (COLT) at Northwest Community College (NWCC). NWCC has numerous campuses, meaning more access to… Read more »


Going with the FLO—Many options for facilitated learning online

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BCcampus offers a range of courses to facilitate learning and teaching online. Post by BCcampus’ editorial team Facilitating Learning Online courses (FLO) offer a few options for the needs of different educators. Four courses are available; 1) FLO Fundamentals, informed by leading research on adult and online learning, provides baseline skills for effectively teaching online. 2) FLO Synchronous focuses on facilitation techniques for teaching in… Read more »