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CFP: Educational Innovations in Countries Around the World

CFP: Educational Innovations in Countries Around the World

The Center for Global Curriculum Studies of Seattle Pacific University announces its Fifth Biennial Symposium: Educational Innovations in Countries around the World.  The Symposium will be held on the campus of Seattle Pacific University and on Whidbey Island, located near Seattle on the Puget Sound. The dates of the Symposium are 1-3 July, 2013. Interested […]

Google+ as a Tool for Collaborative Learning

Google+ as a Tool for Collaborative Learning

Emerging Technology in Online Learning Symposium Las Vegas, NV. July 26, 2012 Lead Presenter: Karissa Locke (Google, US) Tess Milligan (Google, US) Mark Green (Simpson College, US) David Wicks (Seattle Pacific University, US) Courtney Step (Seattle Pacific University, US) Kami Cottrell (Seattle Pacific University, US) Abstract: Hear from professors and students pioneering the use of […]

New Media Literacies — Learning in a Participatory Culture

New Media Literacies — Learning in a Participatory Culture

The quote below comes from a post by Henry Jenkins, professor at USC and PI for the New Media Literacies project. As an Educational Technologist I think I have a tendency to bracket my thinking a bit more into the camp of the “technology,” rather than the other skills that are needed to effectively take

Does Space Matter?

Does Space Matter?

Space Matters: The Impact of Active Learning Classrooms Interactive Lecture wit D. Christopher Brooks, Ph.D. Tuesday, December 11, Noon – 1:30 PM Cremona 101, Seattle Pacific University Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/spacematters D. Christopher Brooks is a Research Fellow in Educational Technology Services at the University of Minnesota. He earned his doctorate in Political Science with a minor in Russian and […]

NWACCo and EdCampPDX – 2012

NWACCo and EdCampPDX – 2012

This past week I attended two very different, but very well-done and fulfilling Ed-Tech conferences. The first was the Northwest Academic Computing Consortium’s Instructional Technology Roundtable conference. This group is a collection of higher-education institutions that brings together a relatively small group of Instructional Technology folks once a year to talk about issues, strategies, technologies, […]

Digital Scholarship Center at UO Libraries

Digital Scholarship Center at UO Libraries

Print PDF The Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) is officially launched; see below for Deb Carver’s campus announcement. Congratulations and thanks to the core planning team (Stephanie Wood, Karen Estlund, Kirstin Hierholzer, and Lesli Larson) and the many library and campus faculty and staff who contributed to the vision and plan. The DSC’s services include workshops, consultation, tools for […]

First EdCamp Seattle Scheduled for November 17, 2012!

Educators are lifelong learners who continually look for ways to improve their craft. National and regional conferences can be good sources for new information but can be expensive and time consuming. Enter EdCamp, a group of “unconferences” held across the country throughout the year, putting educators in control of their own learning. EdCamps have been held […]

Dignifying Design – NYTimes.com

Dignifying Design – NYTimes.com

Worth reading: This new breed of public-interest designers proceeds from a belief that everybody deserves good design, whether in a prescription bottle label that people can more easily read and understand, a beautiful pocket park to help a city breathe or a less stressful intake experience at the emergency room. via Dignifying Design – NYTimes.com. […]