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This week, Down the Hall is visited by royalty. Ok, not actual royals, but your hosts do talk about the new addition to the British royal family, Prince George of Cambridge (the name was not known at the time of recording). As well, there are the plans for Leicester Cathedral to be the new resting […]

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Halloween is coming up, and we have a frightfully good episode for our loyal listeners. (Yes, despite what Dave says in the episode, we do know that Halloween is on Wednesday. Fiona was right). Dave speaks to two graduates from the MET program who live in Jamaica. Denise Stoney-James and Keisha Edwards-Hamilton give their insights […]

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Virtual learning commons are one way that we can facilitate student learning by giving them the tools that they need to succeed in their studies. Many of them are set up by teachers for students in their classrooms, but why can’t an institute set one up to help all of its students? That’s a question […]

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MET Application Reminder

I just wanted to post another reminder that we are currently accepting applications for September 2011 and January 2012 admission to the MET program (and the certificates as well). The deadline for September 2011 is as follows: MET: May 15, 2011 TBDL/TBLS: June 30, 2011 The deadline for January 2012 is as follows: All programs: […]

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Tragedy in Japan

The horrifying events in Japan have affected people all over the world, emotionally if not physically. We see the images, but it’s almost impossible to take them all in. Some of our MET students, however, are actually there and have been affected greatly. Our hearts go out to all who have been touched by these […]

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MET Application Reminder

This is just a reminder that applications for the Master of Educational Technology program (and the two graduate certificates that go with it) are now open for both September 2011 and January 2012 starts. The deadline for September 2011 MET applications is May 15, 2011. The deadline for September 2011 TBDL/TBLS applications is June 30, […]

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MET Application Tutorial

Interested in applying for the MET Program? Have some questions about the application process? I have now recorded four short videos that walk you through the application process from start to finish. By this I mean filling out the actual application itself, not the rest of the things, like submitting transcripts, references, etc. We have […]

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We’re a bit late on this, but blame holiday hangover (first, the holiday itself, and then the hangover itself). We had 33 students graduate from the MET program in November, and, as we have done for the past two years, we held a little reception for them afterwards. It’s always cool to meet graduates from […]

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We have received a request from the Canadian Crossroads International (CCI) organization to post a volunteer opportunity for a Canadian citizen who wishes to take their e-learning expertise to Bolivia. Here’s an excerpt from the description: “The Canadian volunteer specializing in learning and content management systems (commonly abbreviated as LMS and CMS) will assist FONCRESOL […]

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Just wanted to inform you that we have now opened the September 2011 and January 2012 applications for the MET program and the TBDL/TBLS certificates. Here are the application deadlines: September 2011: MET: May 15, 2011 TBDL/TBLS: June 30, 2011 January 2012 All programs: October 15 Please make sure you are applying to the right […]

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