Items filtered by date: February 2017
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David Tal explores a troubling situation that many of us in the academic world have found ourselves in – what happens if we no longer have a desire to work in the industry for which we trained for through post-secondary education?

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 20:55

Peer Observation of Online Instructors

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Many instructors are teaching online and would like feedback on their delivery of these online courses.  The process for peer observation of online courses is similar to the face to face model with a few tweaks. 

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Elise Roy opens our minds to the benefits of designing for those with disabilities to benefit all. She outlines how design thinking allows designers to enhancement for those without disabilities. In her speech Elise also encourages designers to utilize the experiences of those with disabilities to help design better.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 15:09

Makerspace, Creation for Community

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Have you ever wanted to take an idea for a real world object and make it real? Has a lack of know-how, materials, tools, space and time reasons stopped you from not pursuing it? Maybe you just have no idea how to even start!

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Donald E. Hall explores the obligation of post-secondary institutions to teach students how to navigate through the tangled web of internet lies, fake news, and social media hoaxes to find the truth. Now more than ever it seems that digital literacy is critical for keeping citizens of all ages properly informed.