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Sharing experiences and experiments in the intersection of education & technology

Thanks to Ang, Lisa, Lynn, Robin, and Mazi for joining me today for an Active Learning Strategies workshop. Our Centre for Teaching and Learning have seen a decline in attendance in our face-to-face workshops. We have seen a big uptake on our asynchronous online modules. We realize our faculty are f...

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Welcome to the Technologist module!

You'll find a lot of wonderful resources at the Technologist Module on the Extend site.

A few years ago, while teaching Math for the Computer Industry course to our students in their first semester of the Computer Programmer and Computer Systems Technician -...

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There are so many ways to define digital literacies. I like this one from Jisc: "those capabilities which support living, learning, and working in a digital society". Doug Belshaw presented us a list of definitions for digital literacy in this slide presentation. He asks whether it is possible t...

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They say that "the best camera is the one you have with you". I love my 'big' camera (Nikon D7000), but I have taken more pictures with my smartphone. If you are like me, it's your "go to" camera - because it's always with you. Of course, the DSLRs are much more versatile, but smartphone cameras a...

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Here are some slides I would offer to you as an example of good slide design. This first set is from my slide deck titled "Creating Dynamic Slide Presentations". The concepts in these slides are from an article called "How Cognitive Science Can Improve Your PowerPoint Presentations" based on the w...

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