Learning Design for Deep Learning

Musings from the Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning

Learning in the Open

I had the privilege of attending the Digital Pedagogy Lab in Toronto last month along with seven VIU faculty members and a couple of our colleagues from North Island College. Of the five options offered at the lab, I attended… Continue Reading →

New Capture Tool for VIUTube Coming June 30

There is a new capture tool coming this summer to VIUTube. This new tool will replace CaptureSpace which has been available to faculty, staff, and students since the summer of 2017. Why Is the Tool Changing? The new tool, Personal… Continue Reading →

Changes Coming to VIUBlogs – May 6!

On May 6, 2019 VIUBlogs will be updated to include a new block based content creation experience for all users. This new content builder makes it easier to create beautiful pages and posts incorporating media, widgets, and a variety of content styles across your VIUBlogs site.

Vancouver Island Team-Based Learning Institute (August 14-16, 2019)

**Information for Non-VIU Guest Registrants**  August 14-16, 2019 | Vancouver Island University | Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada    Tine Reimers and Bill Roberson of Vancouver Island University, and Jim Sibley of University of British Columbia will be your facilitators for the Institute. As users of Team-Based Learning (TBL) and… Continue Reading →

August 2019 VIU Team-Based Learning Course (Re)Design Program

Deeper Engagement and More Fun with Team-Based Learning **August 2019 Course Re(Design) Program for Vancouver Island University Faculty Members** Workshop (Team-Based Learning Institute) August 14-16, 2019; followed by Implementation of newly designed course in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. To participate in… Continue Reading →

Local Grade 8 Students to Share Learning at VIU

How Does Where We Live Impact How We Live? Join us for a Gallery Walk to find out! The Dover Bay Learns team is once again bringing all 253 of their grade 8’s to VIU’s Nanaimo campus to share their… Continue Reading →

Welcome Meara!

The Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning is excited to welcome Meara Kimball to our team in the role of Learning Technology Support Specialist. Meara earned her BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics at UVic after beginning her educational… Continue Reading →

New VIULearn Rubric Creation Experience Available for Opt-In

It’s a new year and we are kicking it off with some big improvements to the Rubrics tool in VIULearn. A new Rubric Creation Experience is now available for instructors who wish to opt in. The new experience makes it… Continue Reading →

Open Education Resources and New Textbooks: Update from BCcampus

The latest from The BCcampus Open Education team, Lauri Aesoph, BSc, Manager, Open Education New textbooks Knowing Home: Braiding Indigenous Science with Western Science – Book 2 This new work (Book 2) joins Book 1, published in 2016. Knowing Home attempts to… Continue Reading →

VIU Students Saved $483,000 in Textbook Costs Since 2015

Open Textbooks Remove Some Barriers for Students to Learn Over half of B.C. students do not buy the required textbooks for a course, and over a quarter of potential learners choose not to register for a class due to excessive… Continue Reading →

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