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ETUG Fall 2008 Workshop – “Learning on the Edge: exploring our boundaries”

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Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC

Thursday November 6 (1 pm – 4 pm) and Friday November 7 (9 am – 3:30 pm)

Join in the discussions as ETUG looks at “Learning on the Edge: exploring our boundaries.”During our Fall Workshop program we’ll look at some of the boundaries we encounter as teachers, educational technologists, and enthusiasts. Session topics include the internationalization of education and trends in open content; a discussion on the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy and Patriot Act and trying to making sense of it; a peek at the Learn Together Collaboratory, a new initiative for BC post-secondary educators; and an open mike session to share ideas, tips and tools for extending our boundaries in teaching and learning.

Conference Links

A list of upcoming conferences that relate to the business of education and educational technology, with a special emphasis on Canadian events. http://www.sdassociates.ca/events.htm

Past Conferences

ETUG Spring 2008 Workshop – CREATIVITY

Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design
Granville Island, Vancouver, BC
May 28 to 30, 2008

ETUG’s Spring 2008 Workshop took place at the Emily Carr University of Art + Design, situated on the dynamic and sensory-rich Granville Island. Taking the cue from the host site, the workshop theme was “Creativity.”

The workshop began with a Wednesday night networking social over a game of pool or Wii with ETUG colleagues. The following two days of workshop sessions  offered many thought-provoking and practical hands-on sessions encouraging individual creativity, practice using tools and techniques for creative expression, and what creativity means to the community of educational innovators and technology users. Featured topics on this multifaceted theme included sessions on digital storytelling, mind mapping, storyboarding, acting skills in the classroom, the creative brain, making digital videos, mobile content, The Horizon Report 2008, and a plenary panel discussion on “Assessing Creativity.”

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