DCMOOC – Digital Citizenship MOOC

Well I’m jumping into the DCMOOC a little late, but I just got caught up with the recordings this morning and you can too. I’m really excited that the Ministry of Education thought to provide this PD opportunity to the people of Saskatchewan and beyond. A key component of Saskatchewan’s Action Plan to Address Bullying […]

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AR is getting interesting

Just saw the Metaio Showreel for 2013. I’ve always loved the concepts behind position based information systems. It’s the ultimate in just-in-time training which I think we need to invest more thought in with regards to faculty and student training. But this Augmented reality company is really starting to think (in a very commercial and […]

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Searching for Open Images

I put together a quick little video on how to search Google using their Usage Rights filter for openly licensed materials. You might find it useful for finding images that do not require copyright clearance.

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PLSC 234 Student Work Showcase

We’re working with Brenda Frick from Ag and Bio right now on a really great showcase of her students work from PLSC 234. Students are asked to create Weed and Crop profiles as part of their Crop Rotation Plan. These … Continue reading

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The Digital Classroom is a Sham

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the way we “deliver” online learning. Spurred on, most recently, by Jim Groom’s Sloan-C keynote I’ve come to the conclusion that the fundamental flaw in how online learning is designed is the preconceived notion that we need to create a “digital classroom“. From copyright policies to access and […]

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CERTESL Student Survey

As part of the CERTESL Program Renewal Project we will be sending out a survey to graduates of the program as well as current students asking for their input on the current state of CERTESL. Questions range from administrative support … Continue reading

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CERTESL Program Goals and Outcomes document

In an attempt to create measurable goals and outcomes that can be aligned with the University Learning Charter the CERTESL Renewal Committee in cooperation with the Instructors of the CERTESL Program have completed a new CERTESL Program Goals and Outcomes … Continue reading

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CERTESL Program Renewal Project

We are currently looking to renew and innovate the CERTESL program here at CCDE. This is a highly successful and sought after certificate program which provides the necessary training to ensure Canadians will be able to earn credentials that will … Continue reading

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Job Perks

So there are some perks to being an instructional designer. Today I spent the morning over in Agriculture Meat Sciences with eMAP as they finished up production on a video we are creating for the AG 112 course development. This … Continue reading

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