Every Thursday between 1pm – 3pm at the CTLT offices | Registration required | Participants should come prepared with a list of questions specific to their sites. Also note the clinics are not a substitute for the WordPress and Wiki Basics sessions.

OpenBadgesUBC

Open Badges UBC, a Library-run initiative, is seeking new projects to test badge-based learning as an emerging technology at UBC.

Flexible learning has been a key focus of the teaching and learning portfolio at UBC over the last few years. Its vision is to enhance student engagement through the further integration of technology into instructional methods. The Open Badges project is doing just that through the use of digital symbols that students can collect.

These badges capture an individual’s accomplishments, skills, qualities, or participation in various learning experiences. They are then displayed across online platforms for students to demonstrate their competencies in a variety of learning environments.

Learn more about past and upcoming projects and apply to join the pilot where participants will have access to studio-based support, workshops and resources. 

For more information, please contact open.badges@ubc.ca.

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The conclusion of University Librarian Ingrid Parent’s presidency of IFLA and an update on the LibQUAL survey are highlighted in the Fall 2013 issue of the CPSLD Newsletter

Other news covers the digitization of Canada’s oldest feminist periodical, the acquisition of the oldest book in UBC Library’s collections and more.

The Library’s submission begins on page 29 of the newsletter, which is published on behalf of the Council of Post Secondary Library Directors, British Columbia.

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