MicroSCoPE: July 2012 Issue

MicroSCoPE: July 2012 Issue

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

July Activities

Revisiting the Community of Inquiry Framework
9-22 July, 2012
Facilitators: Cindy Xin and Sarah Haavind 
This seminar is now underway! During the next two weeks we will re-examine the three main aspects of the COI framework (cognitive presence, social presence, and teaching presence) as applied to online discussion forums. 

August Activities

SCoPE Reflections and Next Steps
15-24 August, 2012
Facilitator: Sylvia Currie
We will take some time out to reflect on the past year at SCoPE and plan for the future. Your input is important!

Activity Recap

Campus Based Educational Development
15-31 May, 2012
Facilitator: Nancy Randall
This series of weekly web conferences helped to inform a study on educational structures and practices for professional development in higher education.The report is in the final editing stage so will be available soon!

First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC
21 May-22 June, 2012
What comes to mind when reflecting on this open, online course? Fantastic collaboration! There were many helping hands -- an approach that comes highly recommended when undertaking project like this. This series of reflections by Jenny Mackness sum up the experience nicely.

4th Annual Gathering of Online Community Enthusiasts
14 June, 2012
We continue to round up all kinds of useful (and fun!) artefacts from this one-day gathering in Vancouver, British Columbia. Thanks to everyone who participated!

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.

SCoPE members receive these email updates automatically. If you prefer to read MicroSCoPE on the web or via RSS, login and go to forum administration. Professional learning events, resources, and member highlights are captured via Scoop.it. Open educational opportunities and reflections are posted on the Opening Education blog.

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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