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Professional Development Articles

UBC PART-TIME GRADUATE COHORT PROGRAMS

Sep 28, 2017 jjamison

 one-page PDF poster Master of Educational Technology (MET) Begins: January 2018 Delivery: Online Apply By: October 15, 2017   MEd in Media and Technology Studies Education (DLC4) Digital Learning and Curriculum Begins: January 2018 Delivery: Blended (online and face-to-face) Info Session: Thursday, September 28 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Apply By: November 6, 2017 - deadline extended!   MEd…

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Ideadriven Education (Coding)

Sep 28, 2017 jjamison

Robin and James have been invited to present workshops at our October and February Professional Development Days.They have started a website that might be of interest to you. Hi. It’s Robin and James. We hope your school year has started out well and that it continues to be a good one. We wanted to let you know what we are doing professionally and decided that sending out a newsletter might be the…

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How Do You Become Visibly Present in a Virtual Classroom?

Sep 26, 2017 jjamison

If you have taught an online course you know what it is like to teach in a virtual environment, along with challenges which are inherent for working and interacting in this type of classroom. Online teaching is viewed by some instructors as a function that must be managed, and others see the true potential it holds and how it is a process to be nurtured. If instructors are going to create conditions…

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The Science of Happiness (Free edx course)

Sep 26, 2017 jjamison
The Science of Happiness (Free edx course)

About this course "A free eight-week Science of Happiness course that will offer practical, research-backed tips on living a happy and meaningful life."  - The Huffington Post We all want to be happy, and there are countless ideas about what happiness is and how we can get some. But not many of those ideas are based on science. That’s where this course comes in. “The Science of Happiness” is…

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Existential Well-being Counseling: A Person-centered Experiential Approach(Free edx Course)

Sep 26, 2017 jjamison
Existential Well-being Counseling: A Person-centered Experiential Approach(Free edx Course)

Explore existential themes in your personal and professional life. Develop strengths and counseling skills to improve your well-being and the well-being of others. About this course This humanities course offers you the opportunity to explore what really matters in life and teaches you how to nurture your well-being and enhance the well-being of others. We will address themes in your personal…

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