VIU nursing instructor, Nona Brack, discusses her experiences shifting a variety of her courses to an online environment. Nona’s experiences in pivoting include moving a theory course online with only a few weeks to go, redesigning a 3rd year clinical… Continue Reading →
In an effort to support both students and faculty transitioning to an online learning environment, we have built an asynchronous, self-directed learning module for students that can be embedded into VIULearn courses. In this module, there are 6 themes for… Continue Reading →
The Early Feedback Survey is now available in VIULearn. VIU faculty members are invited to use this tool to capture information—anonymously—on how students are responding to your course. The survey is already populated with a suite of questions tailored toward… Continue Reading →
This blogpost was originally published by Educause Review Transforming Higher Education by Kathleen Bortolin on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. (Link to original article). The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown much of higher education into disarray, but amid this storm are opportunities to… Continue Reading →
This Fall, to better support the busy lives of students and employees at VIU while maintaining safe social distance, the Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning (CIEL) will be offering fully online orientations for VIULearn and other teaching and… Continue Reading →
The way that students and employees log in to VIULearn is changing July 23,2020.
In addition, there is an upcoming change to improve the email experience within VIULearn.
To help support instructors, CIEL has decided to not perform the VIULearn Course Cleanup in 2020.
The following semesters will be permanently removed from VIULearn in July 2021:
Fall 2017, 2018; Year 2017, 2018; Continuous Intake 2017, 2018; Spring 2018, 2019; Intersession 2018, 2019; Summer (May and June) 2018, 2019
Read this post to learn more about updates to Zoom security for VIU including the move to Canadian data centers only, a new Report Users feature, and upcoming requirements for meeting passwords.
We’ve had a number of faculty ask us about how to help students be successful in online environments. The good news is that being a successful student in an online class is not that different than being a successful student… Continue Reading →