Features

How Can Smaller Faculties Use Video-Conferencing to Increase Teaching and Learning Opportunities for Students and Faculty?

By Krista Charbonneau posted on March 14, 2005

Sandra Schinnerl, Associate Director at UBC's Faculty of Forestry and her team faced 2 key challenges when they decided to use video-conferencing as a means of increasing course offerings and learning opportunities for graduate students. Find out about their approach, advice, and tips and resources on video-conferencing.
Read more >

Posted in Distance and Blended Learning, Faculty and Staff, Learning Tools, Professional Development
Tagged with ,


Jim Berger – What's the Secret to Start Teaching Online?

By Krista Charbonneau posted on February 18, 2005

Jim Berger redesigned Biology 200 to use a combination of in-person class time and an online component. The in-person time divided into two parts: Jim lectures fifty per cent of the time and the other half is workshop time, where students work together in groups on problem solving.
Read more >

Posted in Distance and Blended Learning, Faculty and Staff, Learning Tools
Tagged with , ,


Adam Frank and Lisa Quinn – How Can Mixed-Mode Improve In-Class Discussions and Focus the Course?

By Krista Charbonneau posted on December 14, 2004

Adam Frank's Critical Approaches to Media course introduces students to a variety of intelligent, critical writing about media: print, television, film, radio, comics, and digital media. Adam and Lisa say that making the change to mixed-mode teaching has strengthened the focus and cohesiveness of the entire course.
Read more >

Posted in Distance and Blended Learning, Faculty and Staff, Learning Tools
Tagged with