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Virtual Information Session: Problem Based Learning

Virtual Information Session: Problem Based Learning

This project is a collaboration between, The School of STEM, Creative Activity, Research and Scholarship Office (CARS) and Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE). By the end of this session, participants will leave a better understanding of problem based learning....

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Ungrading

Ungrading

 Big Idea: Eliminating grading increases student motivation and learning Ungrading is the practice of minimizing or eliminating grades in order to focus on meaningful feedback and student learning. Proponents of ungrading suggest that grades themselves are artificial:...

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Using Audio Feedback Effectively

Using Audio Feedback Effectively

By Brian Ganter, ePortfolio Faculty Support, Centre for Teaching Excellence Audio feedback is a built-in feature in eLearn that allows up to 3 minutes and 20 seconds of audio recording as way to respond to assignments. Here are few reflections on why you might use...

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Use Welcome Messages to Set the Tone for Your Course

Use Welcome Messages to Set the Tone for Your Course

The first two weeks of your online course offer a unique opportunity to create a learning space that feels welcoming and coherent for students. Sending out a warm and informative welcoming message can set the tone for the course. The Announcements activity in eLearn...

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eLearn Xtreme Makeover

eLearn Xtreme Makeover

Are you interested in updating your eLearn course to enhance the navigation and user experience for you and your students? I recently had the opportunity to work with Rick Davies from the Tourism department - while assisting him preparing his courses for the Spring...

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Open Education @ Cap U

Open Education @ Cap U

In 2015, I got my first introduction to the world of Open while taking a course taught by a member of the Public Knowledge Project. Even though I had paid for my fair share of expensive textbooks and course packs over the years, I’d never realised the very real...

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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the unceded sovereign Indigenous Nations of Lil’wat, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm(Musqueam), Shíshálh (Sechelt), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh(Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh).

 

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