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Breaking out of the CMS: Civilizing the Open Internet Frontier for Learning

By Dianne Mackay posted on July 3, 2009

Course co-author David Porter, Instructional Designer Jeff Miller, and MET students, Jarrod Bell and Deepika Sharma, described the experience of moving ETEC 522 beyond WebCT as a course management system into several social media environments during their presentation at the Canadian e-Learning Conference.
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CeLC 2009 Keynote: Richard Baraniuk

By Dianne Mackay posted on July 2, 2009

A stack of records and a group of college students in a punk-rock band: these are just two of the compelling and intriguing images that Richard Baraniuk used to launch his keynote lecture on the second day of the Canadian e-Learning Conference. He promised to show the audience a whole new way of thinking about content and distribution – and he delivered.
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EOSC 116: Bringing Dinosaurs to the Modern Era

By Anya Volgina posted on April 29, 2009

When students first come to UBC, they often do not know what degree they will pursue. Many take a sample of introductory courses to find out what they are good at and what they like. EOSC 116 - Mesozoic Earth: Time of the Dinosaurs is one of these courses.
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Taking Film Studies Online: One Student’s Experience

By Anya Volgina posted on March 12, 2009

Mia Sedlar is a busy fourth year student. While working towards a major in Art History and a minor in Film, she manages to hold down two jobs and often needs to commute back and forth between work, her apartment, and the UBC campus.
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Experience.do.understand: EduCamp ’09

By Michael Wong and Anya Volgina posted on March 10, 2009

The inaugural LTI EduCamp was held at UBC's Irving K. Barber Learning Centre on February 18th, 2009. The morning started off with keynote speaker Richard Rosenberg, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Computer Science at UBC and President of the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association.
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