Category Archives: Professional Development

Spark your creativity!

There are many misconceptions about creativity. One is that it is the exclusive preserve of geniuses – think Mozart or Picasso. Another is that creativity is a genetic trait passed on within families (while partly true your environment still plays … Continue reading

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Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) – Synchronous

To help educators in B.C. become effective facilitators of learning online, we have developed a family of courses designed to expand and enhance your online facilitation skills. The next offering is FLO Synchronous, a 3-week immersion into planning and facilitating live … Continue reading

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Lunch and Learn with Lynda.com

Lynda.com (by LinkedIn Learning) is an online library of over 6,000 instructional videos organized in over 2000 courses covering a wide range of business, creative and professional skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and industry experts Lynda.com is a high quality … Continue reading

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12 Apps of Christmas!

Originating at Regent’s University London in 2014, 12 Apps of Christmas is a fun and free online micro-learning activity aimed at staff and students working in educational institutions. The idea behind it is to introduce a series of mobile apps … Continue reading

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Adobe Education Exchange

Did you know that Adobe (developer of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and other software) offers free courses, workshops and live events for educators? As part of our professional development, EdTech Advisors and Instructional Assistants are registering for the Digital Video course starting … Continue reading

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Professional Development Opportunity: Team-based Learning Institute at VIU

On December 7th and 9th, Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning is hosting a team=based learning institute for their faculty and making some spaces available for non-VIU faculty guests. The institute’s program takes you through the complete design … Continue reading

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Online teaching workshop

Are you looking for an interesting PD opportunity? Registration is open for the fall Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) workshops. These workshops provide an authentic environment for faculty to learn about and practice skills related to facilitating learning online.  This five-week … Continue reading

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