MicroSCoPE: January 2014 Issue

MicroSCoPE: January 2014 Issue

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

Conference Call!

Thompson Rivers University, in beautiful Kamloops, British Columbia, is the venue for the year's Canadian Network for Innovation In Education (CNIE) conference, 13 - 16 May, 2014. The theme "Confluences: Spaces, Places & Cultures for Innovative Learning" is sparking some interesting proposal ideas! There is still time to submit yours.

Upcoming Open Learning Opportunities

The SCoPE community is pleased to host, support and/or promote open courses and workshops:

First Steps Into Learning and Teaching #fslt14
Facilitators: George Roberts, Neil Currant, Marion Waite
22 January - 28 February, 2014
This (M)OOC is targeted at people entering higher education teaching, as well as experienced lecturers who wish to update and share their knowledge and expertise. 

Introduction to Learning Technologies #ilt_usask
Facilitator: Heather Ross
21 January - 15 April, 2014
An introduction to how learning technologies may support student collaboration, reflection, creation, sharing and other key elements of learning.

Adapting Open Textbooks #bcotb
10-21 February, 2014 
Faciltiator: Clint Lalonde
This online workshop is for faculty who would like to learn
how to modify and adapt an existing open textbook. 

Open Content Licensing for Educators
5-19 February, 2014
Lead Facilitator: Wayne Mackintosh
Learn about the concepts of open educational resources, copyright and Creative Commons open licenses to achieve more sustainable education for all.

Monthly Web Conferences

Limited Space Workshops
These workshops are available to British Columbia post-secondary faculty and staff. 

Instructional Skills Workshop Online
10 February - 14 March, 2014
Facilitators: Sylvia Currie, Sylvia Reissner
Register: http://urls.bccampus.ca/reg

Faciltator Development Workshop Online
17 - 28 March, 2014
Facilitators: Tracy Roberts, B.J. Eib

Special Interest Groups

Educational Technology Users Group - Let's Talk
Facilitator: Leva Lee
ETUG is grassroots group of British Columbia educators interested in teaching, learning and edtech in higher education. 

Footprints of Emergence
Facilitators: Jenny Mackness, Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau 
Following the December SCoPE seminar, participants are still thinking about and creating footprints based on their own course experiences. You are invited to continue the conversation.

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)

Please spread the word about SCoPE!