ETUG Spring Workshop on Creativity

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Granville Island, Vancouver, originally uploaded by Alan Stanton.

A quick post to let those here in British Columbia know that the 2008 Educational Technology User’s Group Spring Workshop, May 28-30, is featuring the theme of creativity this year. Appropriately, the venue is the Emily Carr Institute for Art + Design on Vancouver’s Granville Island (a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike, designated by the Project for Public Spaces as “One of the World’s Great Places”).

I had the chance to meet with the organizers and see the venue last week, and was most impressed. The planners are determined to try something new and provocative, and based on what I heard I think this will be a very fun and worthwhile event.

Throughout the workshop I will be conducting an ongoing experiment on getting the participants to create mashup artifacts — probably with a few tools drawn from Alan’s epic 50 Ways project. Scott will be at the meeting too, and I’m hoping to enlist him as a co-conspirator.

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I am a Strategist and Discoordinator with UBC's Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology. My main blogging space is Abject Learning, and I sporadically update a short bio with publications and presentations over there as well...
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One Response to ETUG Spring Workshop on Creativity

  1. dreamduke says:

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