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What You Said About the 2009 e-Learning Open House

By Dianne Mackay posted on March 10, 2009

Here's what participants and presenters had to say about the 2009 e-Learning Open House.
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Northern Voice 2009

By Anya Volgina posted on March 9, 2009

Now in its fifth year, Northern Voice 2009 came to the UBC campus as strong as ever. The two-day personal blogging and social media conference sold out in three days, which started the organizers thinking of ways to make it bigger for next year.
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Open House 2009 – We Like Ike!

By Ted Schellenberg posted on

This year’s e-Learning Open House was held at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre on March 5th — the first time there, and hopefully the first of many. Here are a collection of pictures from the Open House.
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Facebook and Education: The Pros and Cons

By Michael Wong posted on January 30, 2009

Facebook, the popular social networking website, was the topic of discussion at the first Teaching and Learning with Technology Speaker Series session of 2009. Social software tools such as weblogs and wikis are already being used for educational purposes at UBC, but can Facebook be used in an academic setting?
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WikiEducator: A Return to Academic Tradition

By Anya Volgina posted on January 23, 2009

Given that we commonly perceive technology to be synonymous with change and innovation, it can seem contradictory to view it as facilitating a return to tradition. Wayne Mackintosh, Education Specialist at the Commonwealth of Learning, sees exactly this potential in the WikiEducator project he established.
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