|Seminar Archive||Creating Engaging Online Learning Activities: Aug 1-15, 2015||
Creating Engaging Online Learning Activities: Aug 1-15, 2015
Facilitator: Sylvia Riessner
There are endless ideas for engaging learners online. However, turning those ideas into activities that can be implemented smoothly is a challenge. There are many details to consider, and ...
|Bringing the OERu strategic pieces together: 4-8 August, 2014||5|
|Qualitative Online Interviews: 1 - 16 May, 2014||9|
|Footprints of Emergence: Nov 18-29, 2013||12|
|OERu: Developing an Agenda Together Sept 18 - Oct 2, 2013||12|
|Digital Badges - Dec 1-15, 2012||
Digital Badges - Dec 1-15, 2012
Facilitator: Peter Rawsthorne
During this two-week seminar we will explore digital badges from concept through to implementation. The seminar will focus on the possible pedagogies and technology required for implementing digital badges. We will also...
|Open Education Remixathon: Oct 12-18, 2012||12|
|Reflections and Next Steps: Oct 1-5, 2012||
Reflections and Next Steps: Oct 1-5, 2012
Facilitator: Sylvia Currie
Note: This seminar was originally ...
|Revisiting the Community of Inquiry Framework: July 9-22, 2012||5|
|Campus-Based Educational Development: May 15-31, 2012||
Campus-Based Educational Development: May 15-31, 2012
Facilitator: Nancy Randall
This 3-part series presents a study completed in British Columbia and aims to engage faculty, educational developers, and administrators in conversations about educational structures and practices for professional ...
|Engaging Students in Inquiry Learning: April 2-20, 2012||
Neil Smith was unable to join us when this seminar was originally scheduled, but we carried on anyway! Now we're back, one year later to pick up where we left off.
|Cases in Online Interview Research: Feb 20 - Mar 3, 2012||11|
|Writing an e-book about e-books for fun and no profit: Feb 1-14, 2012||17|
|Use of Video in Education: Jan 11-24, 2012||
Use of Video in Education: January 11-24, 2012
As video gets easier to record and publish, it’s valuable to step back and ask ourselves a few questions:
|A Framework for Academic Volunteers International: Dec 5-16, 2011||16|
|Designing OERu Credentials: Aug 29-Sept 13, 2011||
Designing OERu Credentials: Aug 29 - Sept 13, 2011
|Automating Instructional Design: June 6-24, 2011||
Automating Instructional Design: : June 6-24, 2011
Facilitator: Bill Thimmesch
The purpose of this seminar is to share, learn, and discuss strategies and current projects in the area of automating the instructional design process. With the explosion of web 2.0, rapid e-learning design, online ...
|Online Conferences: Pro-D for a Networked Era: April 11-22, 2011||6|
|OER university: Feb 16-Mar 2, 2011||
OER university: Feb 16-Mar 2, 2011
|Motivation and Adult Learning Online: Dec 1-17, 2010||
Motivation and Adult Learning Online: Dec 1-17, 2010
Facilitator: Firat Sarsar
What motivates adult learners in online learning environments? What are the barriers? How do we measure motivation? Motivation is both complex and multidimensional and there is a lot to explore during this seminar. We ...
|Blogging in Professional Networks: Nov 8-26, 2010||
Blogging in Professional Networks: Nov 8-26, 2010
Facilitator: Glenn Groulx
This seminar will cover blogging strategies for participating effectively within professional networks. Topics will include strategies for gathering information from various online sources, organizing these sources ...
|Educational Uses of iPads: October 18-29, 2010||14|
|Humanizing the Online Experience 2: Sept 13-30, 2010||7|
|Reflections and Next Steps: August 23-31, 2010||
Reflections and Next Steps: August 23-31, 2010
Facilitator: Sylvia Currie
This is an annual gathering for SCoPE members to reflect and plan for the future.
|Shared Thinking: June 23-July 2, 2010||
Shared Thinking: June 23-July 2, 2010
Facilitator: Nicholas Bowskill
How can we make group thinking visible? What is the value for learning, reflection, and community participation? During this 10-day seminar we will be introduced to the research and development work on the Shared Thinking project...
|ePortfolios: May 31-June 13, 2010||13|
|Culturally Diverse Learners: April 12 - 30, 2010||10|
|Tools for Collaborating Online: March 1-19, 2010||
Tools for Collaborating Online: March 1-19, 2010
Collaboration is a term that is used quite loosely. What do we mean when we say we are collaborating? Why do we collaborate? What are the key characteristics that differentiate collaboration from cooperation and ...
|Pimp Your Post: February 12 - 19, 2010||7|
|Guiding the E-Researcher: January 18-29, 2010||
Guiding the E-Researcher: January 18-29, 2010
|The World is Open: December 21, 2009||1|
|Digital Identity: December 1-18, 2009||9|
|Re-Thinking E-Learning Research: November 9-27, 2009||
Re-Thinking E-Learning Research: November 9 - 27, 2009
Facilitator: Norm Friesen
During this seminar we will look closely at e-learning research. What is it? Where are we? What is the case for narrative methods in e-learning research? How can methodologies associated with critical theory ...
|The Art of Teaching: Oct 19 - Nov 6, 2009||16|
|Reflections and Next Steps Oct 7-16, 2009||
Reflections and Next Steps Oct 7-16, 2009
Faciliator: Sylvia Currie
This seminar is our annual reflection on past SCoPE activities and an opportunity to brainstorm ideas for the future.
|Collaborative Projects on WikiEducator: August 10-28, 2009||9|
|Exploring Networks of Communities: July 6-24, 2009||
Exploring Networks of Communities: July 6-24, 2009
|Humanizing the Online Experience: May 25-June 7, 2009||
Humanizing the Online Experience: May 25-June 7, 2009
Facilitator: Jesai Jayhmes
How do you come across in the online classroom? What are some strategies for making real-time sessions engaging and interactive? Jesai combines his background in acting, teaching, voice coaching, and video production...
|Evaluation Practices for Informal/Self-Paced Adult Learning: April 13-May 1, 2009||10|
|Developing a National Framework of Teaching Expectations: March 2-22, 2009||13|
|Open Educational Resources: January 19 - February 8, 2009||
Open Educational Resources: January 19 - February 8, 2009
Facilitator: Scott Leslie
The availability of Open Educational Resources is increasing almost daily. High quality learning materials from reputable institutions are available in many disciplines for both instructors to reuse or student ...
|Learning on the Edge: Exploring Our Boundaries: Nov 10-30, 2008||5|
|Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008||10|
|Building a Virtual Museum on the History of EdTech: October 1-21, 2008||
Building a Virtual Museum on the History of Educational Technology: October 1-21, 2008
|SCoPE: Next Steps: September 17-26, 2008||
SCoPE: Next Steps: September 17-26, 2008
Facilitator: Sylvia Currie
Description: SCoPE is 3 years old! It's time for a reflection on past SCoPE activities and to generate some ideas for the future. Join in this seminar for a discussions about SCoPE.
|Developing a Professional Development Collaboratory: August 18-31, 2008||
Developing a Professional Development Collaboratory: August 18-31, 2008
|R2D2 - Empowering Online Learning: July 21 - August 3, 2008||10|
|Viral Professional Development: June 2 - 22, 2008||11|
|Social Media - Benefits for Researchers: May 7 - 18, 2008||
Social Media - Benefits for Researchers: May 7 - 18, 2008
|Rethinking Teaching in the Sciences: April 7-27, 2008||
Rethinking Teaching in the Sciences: April 7-27, 2008
This seminar is organized in collaboration with the British Columbia Educational Technology Users Group
Facilitator: Gina Bennett
Description: This seminar is the first in a "rethinking teaching" series. New techniques and new technologies ...
|First Nations Pedagogy for Online Learning: March 3-31, 2008||
First Nations Pedagogy: March 3-31, 2008
Facilitator: June Kaminski
Many campuses and support units have special programs in place to ensure success of Aboriginal learners, recognizing that a supportive environment will contribute to a positive educational experience. However, online ...
|Teaching and Learning Centres Revisited: February 18-24, 2008||5|
|Key Competencies for Second Life Moderators: February 7 - 16, 2008||7|
|Intellectual Property: January 9 -29, 2008||
Intellectual Property: January 9 -29, 2008
This seminar is organized in collaboration with the British Columbia Educational Technology Users Group.
Facilitator: Dan McGuire
Description: The questions related to intellectual property are endless, and the answers can be unclear. Who owns online ...
|Collaborate Online: December 5 - 16, 2007||
Facilitator: Janet Salmons
Description: What is collaboration? We'll define it as: "an interactive process that engages two or more participants who work together to achieve outcomes they could not accomplish independently." Collaborative advantage refers to the synergistic ...
|Social Media in Education: November 12 - December 2, 2007||24|
|eLearning in Developing Countries: October 2-22, 2007||11|
|Active Learning Strategies for Online Learning: September 10 - 30, 2007||
Active Learning Strategies for Online Learning
Active Learning means finding ways for students to engage in interacting with course content. The discussion beginning Sept. 10th will explore how online instructors can implement active learning strategies to ...
|SCoPE Next Steps: August 20 - September 2, 2007||
SCoPE Next Steps
Description: SCoPE is almost 2 years old! It's time for a reflection on past SCoPE activities and to generate some ideas for the future. Join in this 2-week seminar for a discussions about SCoPE.
|Teaching and Learning Centres: June 25-July 6, 2007||11|
|Personal Learning Environments June 4-24, 2007||7|
|Supporting and Advancing Online Dialogue: May 7-27, 2007||
Supporting and Advancing Online Dialogue
Description: In this three-week seminar, we will reflect on the nature, characteristics, and practices of online dialogue. How is online dialogue different from or the same as face-to-face dialogue? What are the particular challenges...
|Serious Games and Virtual Worlds: April 4-24, 2007||26|
|Learning the Art of Online Facilitation: March 1-21, 2007||
Learning the Art of Online Facilitation
Facilitator: Nick Noakes
Description: How do we learn to facilitate online? During this 3 week seminar participants will be encouraged to bring their own stories about individuals, courses, workshops, communities, resources, (and mistakes! ) that have made a...
|Blogging to Enhance Learning Experiences: February 12-25, 2007||
Blogging to Enhance Learning Experiences
Description: How are you using blogs to enhance learning experiences? Blogging is becoming a familiar activity in our daily lives, and many educators are integrating blogs into their teaching practices. This seminar is an ...
|Knowing Knowledge: January 10 - 30, 2007||
Description: This seminar discussion will launch SCoPE's Professional Reading Group Series. The book, Knowing Knowledge, is an exploration of knowledge - what it is, how it is changing, and what it means to our organizations and society. For ...
|SCoPE Seminar: Accessibility of eLearning: December 4 - 17, 2006||23|
|The Use of Open Source and Free Software in Education: November 6-26, 2006||
The Use of Open Source and Free Software in Education
Description: The amount of open-source and other free applications continues to grow even as school budgets continue to shrink. Join us in a seminar on the educational uses of these applications. The discussion will ...
|The Educational Value of Podcasting: October 4-22, 2006||
The Educational Value of Podcasting
Description: We're hearing a lot about how to create podcasts, how to subscribe to podcasts, and how convenient it is for students to have access to podcasts. But what are the educational value and implications of introducing ...
|SCoPE Seminar: Informal Learning: May 15 - June 4, 2006||24|
|Designing and Sustaining Virtual Communities for Teachers: June 15-July 7, 2006||
Designing and Sustaining Virtual Communities for Teachers
Description: The possibilities and realities of creating virtual communities to the service of teacher professional development have been explored for the past twenty years. In the light of expansive ...
|Enhancing the Classroom through Learning Communities: April 24-May 10, 2006||
SCoPE Seminar: Enhancing and Extending the Classroom through Learning Communities
Facilitator: Stephanie Chu
Description: Fostering student learning communities sounds like something we should be doing, want to be doing, and in some cases, have been doing. But what does a learning community ...
|Talking the Walk: Narratives of OLC: March 22-April 02, 2006||
Talking the Walk: Narratives of Online Learner Collaboration
|The Role of Online Communities in Developing the SoTL: February 17 - March 5, 2006||
The Role of Online Communities in Developing the Scholarship of Teaching and LearningDescription: We are familiar with the idea that scholarly activities revolve around research disciplines: science, literature, mathematics, social sciences and so on. But what do we ...
|SCoPE: Panda Walks Into a Bar: January 17-February 5, 2006||
Panda Walks Into a Bar...
Description: Ah humour! Where would we be without it? Everybody loves a slapstick pratfall, a clever joke, an apt pun, or a witty rejoinder. We all remember the teacher who finally got through to us by making us laugh. Humour is a global ...
|SCoPE: WebCT & Blackboard Merger: November 21-December 4, 2005||
WebCT & Blackboard Merger: Implications and Moving Forward
Description: What will happen when the two superpowers of proprietary learning management systems join forces? Whether it's a merge or a buyout or a hostile takeover, the implications are huge for ...
|SCoPE: The Dance of the Instructional Designer: October 31 - November 20, 2005||
The Dance of the Instructional Designer
Description: Instructional design can variously be described as a process, a science, an art, or as a relationship. Instructional designers approach their work in many different ways, and we modify these approaches to suit each ...
|SCoPE: Next Steps: August 8 - September 2, 2005||
SCoPE: Next StepsFacilitator:
Description: This seminar will bring together members who wish to share their ideas about the next steps for SCoPE.