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Student Thrives in Dental Hygiene Degree Completion Program

By Kathy Keates posted on May 22, 2008

I have been an “on-line” student at UBC for almost two years now and I can honestly say that it has been an amazing experience on many levels. When I learned of an opportunity to participate in the Dental Hygiene Degree Completion program for a Bachelor of Science degree while still being able to maintain my work schedule, I jumped at the chance.
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Lifelong Learning featuring Margaret Gall

By Stefanie Wudel posted on April 25, 2008

One of the main objectives of Distance Education is to promote life long learning; the idea that even when we graduate and move into the world, learning should be something we continually pursue. Distance education student Margaret Gall embodies lifelong learning to the fullest. At 87 years old, she is currently taking French Literature online through the Distance Education at UBC.
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Computing as Poetry with Gardner Campbell

By Stefanie Wudel posted on April 17, 2008

Computing, like the world of poetry, stimulates the imagination and is something best experienced personally. Instead of using words to convey thoughts and ideas, computing employs a variety of tools such as images, graphics, sounds and videos to create an experience beyond even while it augments the imagination.
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Northern Voice 2008

By Stefanie Wudel posted on April 4, 2008

On the Northern Voice site, the event is described as “a two-day non-profit personal blogging and social media conference”. Although accurate, this definition doesn’t begin to capture the outcome of bringing some of the most enthusiastic, creative and passionate bloggers together under one roof.
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A Great ‘08 Open House!

By Dianne Mackay posted on March 31, 2008

With 20 presenters and over 200 visitors, the 5th Annual e-Learning Open House at Sage Bistro on March 13th was a wine & cheesey event with poster displays on everything from online teaching to dental hygiene!
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