MicroSCoPE: April 2012 Issue

MicroSCoPE: April 2012 Issue

by Sylvia Currie -
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MicroSCoPE: A closer look at what's happening in SCoPE

April Activities

Engaging Students in Inquiry Learning
2-20 April, 2012
Facilitator: Neil Smith
During this 3-week seminar we will anchor our discussions on the Art of Teaching: Engaging Students in Inquiry Learning video series, which present a provocative representation of different forms of classroom inquiry learning, supported by teacher and student interviews. Each week begins with an interactive session in Blackboard Collaborate. The first is today (13:30 PDT, 20:30 GMT)! Check the forum for details.

May / June Activities

First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC
21 May-22 June, 2012
This massive open online course is targeted at those new to teaching, and experienced educators who are interested in updating and sharing their expertise. Formal registration is not required, but you are encouraged to express your interest in participating.

4th annual Gathering of Online Community Enthusiasts
14 June, 2012
This is a one-day gathering in Vancouver, British Columbia of people involved in community of practice work. It's an open invitation but space is limited, so please indicate your plans to attend early by responding to the RSVP poll. This year's theme is facilitation.

Activity Recap

Demystifying the Student Perspective Part 2
Facilitators: Hilda Anggraeni and Diana Chan
This student panel discussion - by students, for faculty - was revealing, thought-provoking, and well organized! Read their detailed event summary.

Cases in Online Interview Research
Facilitator: Janet Salmons
Throughout this seminar Janet and several of the chapter authors in her book shared their experiences and best practices for e-interview research. All session recordings, including rich resources are available in the seminar archive.

New Groups

BC Moodle Users is a community of practice for British Columbia educational technologists and faculty who are interested in learning about, and improving their use of, Moodle.

About SCoPE

SCoPE brings together individuals who share an interest in educational research and practice, and offers opportunities for dialogue across disciplines, geographical borders, professions, levels of expertise, and education sectors. Our activities are facilitated by volunteers in the community, and membership is free and open to everyone.

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We welcome requests to host or promote professional development activities and projects related to teaching and learning. SCoPE is supported by BCcampus. Contact: Sylvia Currie (scurrie@bccampus.ca)

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