Apr 4, 2012 at 4:55 pm in A01 Spring 2012, A03 Spring 2012, A04 Spring 2012 by Jillianne Code
We were very fortunate to have Lynne from LearnNowBC in our EDCI336 classes this past week to talk about the exceptional resource that is LearnNowBC.ca. LearnNowBC is an online portal designed for all BC learners, teachers and parents that has FREE:
- Over 2500+ online courses;
- Live time tutoring;
- Online learning resources aligned with PLOs: Videos, books, games, resources, lesson plans….
- Safety centre videos for Cyber safety;
- Access to the EBSCOHost research databases;
- FREE Access to the provincial license of Blackboard Elluminiate (Collaborate);
- and much more!
Thank-you Lynne [read more →]
Feb 9, 2012 at 7:49 am in A01 Fall 2011, A01 Spring 2012, A02 Fall 2011, A03 Fall 2011, A03 Spring 2012, A04 Fall 2011, A04 Spring 2012, Open Access Fall 2011 by Valerie Irvine
We have an EXCEPTIONAL opportunity tonight. John Abbott of the 21st Century Learning Initiative is doing a public talk at UVic:
105 Harry Hickman Building (Learning & Teaching Centre) *NEW LOCATION*
7:30-9:00pm, Thursday, February 9
Follow @UVicPL21 or #UVicPL21 for updates re: live stream, access to videos, or to connect to others
John Abbott is a visiting scholar at UVic for three weeks starting February 8th and is jointly sponsored by the UVic Faculty of Education, the BC Ministry of Education, [read more →]
Feb 7, 2012 at 6:10 pm in A01 Spring 2012, A03 Spring 2012, A04 Spring 2012 by EDCI336 Admin
We are excited to announce that in class this week we have a special session on iPads in the classroom. We have a guest speaker, Keith Rispin, who is an iPad-using teacher from the West Vancouver School District (and a UVic Education graduate) who has been wonderful to be leading a session with EACH of our sections. You can see his blog at http://www.keithrispin.com and follow him on twitter at @Keithrispin. Keith will [read more →]
Jan 10, 2012 at 6:50 pm in A01 Spring 2012, A03 Spring 2012, A04 Spring 2012 by Valerie Irvine
We are lucky to get Jaimie Ashton from SMART Technologies back this term to do a guest class on the SMART interactive whiteboards. She will do a 3-hour presentation in person for EACH of our EDCI 336 sections.
Jan 4, 2012 at 5:35 pm in A01 Spring 2012, A03 Spring 2012, A04 Spring 2012 by Jillianne Code
David Wees in EDCI336
To login to David Wees’ Presenation on Social Media in Education, Please visit one of the following links:
Follow on Twitter: @davidwees
Hash Tags to consider:
#edci336 #edchat #bced #ntchat
Jan 3, 2012 at 6:48 pm in A01 Spring 2012, A03 Spring 2012, A04 Spring 2012 by EDCI336 Admin
This course provides students with a foundation for using common information and communication technologies (ICT) and integrating those technologies within an educational context. Topics may include: electronic communication, internet tools, multimedia presentations, website construction, spreadsheets, databases, critical evaluation of resources, current issues, and appropriate use of technology by teachers and their students.
Effective teachers model and apply technology standards for their students as they design, implement, and assess learning experiences to engage students to improve learning; enrich professional practice; and provide [read more →]