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Free Course – Indigenous Canada

Indigenous Canada is a FREE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) created by the University of Alberta, Faculty of Native Studies that looks at key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective, highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. As of December 2017, over 16,000 people were signed up for this MOOC. The Indigenous Canada MOOC is organized into 12 modules. One module is covered each week.

Join the movement! The next courses start on December 25, 2017 and January 22, 2017. Check out more information on the CFLA-FCAB website and access the course here.

Drop by or RSVP for “Gearing Up For Practicum” sessions

Time to get ready for practicum!

Explore diverse resources, get tips on designing unique learning
experiences and consider effective ways of integrating digital technologies!

Drop by and simply chat or RSVP with your specific planning needs and practicum topics so that we can have some resources ready for you at:

Happy Holidays from UBC Education Library

The UBC Education Library would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Looking for holiday-themed books? Check out these bibliographies:

Christmas Biblography

Hanukkah Bibliography

New Year Biblography

Winter Bibliography

Annual VCLR Illustrator’s Breakfast featuring Ashley Spires, October 14, 2017

What’s the most magnificent thing you can do on October 14th?
Attend the Annual VCLR Illustrator’s Breakfast featuring Ashley Spires
October 14, 2017 | University Golf Course | 8:00 am -12:00 pm
Early Bird Rates end September 15, 2017

Join us for TEC (Technology Enhanced Classroom) Expo July 12th and July 13th

Come join us for TEC (Technology Enhanced Classroom) Expo July 12th and July 13th  1:00-2:30 p.m. in the Scarfe building foyer! The events on these two days are free and open to all UBC students, staff and faculty members.

July 12th will feature Steps to a Virtual Stage, Stem Education Videos, Enhancing High Performance Coaching, Camtasia, Creating Multi-touch Books, Learner Competencies and Digital Badges and more.

July 13th is the Educational Maker Day.  It is a hands-on time for you to engage in both digital and non-digital creative making. Some activities this year include Anne Lama and Hannah Mckendry with Book Making and Elena Pederson, Seed Library, Virtual Reality (including an opportunity to try the HTC Vive from the brand new Emerging Media Lab!), Coding with Microbits, Button Making, Sensory Food Exploration, Knot Tying, Weaving, Jewellery Making and Robotics.

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