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5 Key Changes in BC’s New K-12 Curriculum: What are the Implications for Post-Secondary?

By Liesel Knaack, Director, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning, Vancouver Island University PDF of Blog Post (1.5 MB) British Columbia’s Kindergarten to Grade 12 education system is being updated and enhanced. New mandated curriculum for Kindergarten (K) to Read more ›

(Re)Designing blended and online engagement: A course redesign program for enhancing the digital learning experience

This page outlines details about VIU’s Blended and Online Learning Course Redesign Program running from December 2017 – May 2018.  Facilitators: Kathleen Bortolin, Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Stephanie Boychuk, Learning Technologies Support Specialist, and Maxwell Stevenson, Associate Director, Centre for Innovation and Excellence Read more ›

‘Daylight’ Has Come and Gone: VIU’s Experience Moving to D2L’s New Responsive Design Interface

On April 30, Vancouver Island University switched its learning environment, called VIULearn, to the “Daylight Experience” from D2L. Daylight is a change in the look and feel (colours, buttons, icons, text), but it really updates the learning environment to one Read more ›