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Digital Tattoo: Highly Visible and Hard to Remove

By Michael Wong posted on July 29, 2009

The Digital Tattoo project was designed with the clear goal “to help students become aware of their rights and responsibilities as creators and consumers of digital information in their personal, academic, and professional lives”.
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Personal Learning Environments: What do Students Think?

By Michael Wong posted on

Interest in the concept of personal learning environments (PLE) began in the late 1990s as new technologies made it easier for learners to take control of and manage their own learning experiences. Although much has been written about PLEs in scholarly journals and professional articles, very little has been heard from students on this topic – until now.
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e-Portfolio Implementation in Teacher Education

By Lacey Hayes posted on

The e-portfolio project was initiated by the Faculty of Education during the 2007/2008 school year as a graduating requirement for all teaching candidates. The use of e-portfolios was discussed as both a tool for student reflection and as an auditing tool for the BC College of Teachers (BCCT).
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CeLC 2009 Keynote: Barbara Ganley and CeLC Closing Remarks

By Lacey Hayes posted on July 8, 2009

The 2009 Canadian e-Learning Conference was opened by Barbara Ganley, a former professor who is now the current director and founder of Digital Explorations – a not for profit organization that brings multimedia to remote, rural places. To commence the keynote address, Ganley revealed that “fear is the biggest obstacle to trying things that are new”.
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Use of Needs Assessment for the Evaluation of Online Education in Higher Education

By Dianne Mackay posted on July 3, 2009

How often are decisions at public institutions made without a proper needs assessment? Anyone who works regularly on projects probably has many stories of initiatives gone awry due to insufficient planning and undefined project scope.
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