I can’t believe how many great open education workshops are happening in the lower BC mainland in the next month. In addition to the stuff happening on my own campus, the ETUG Spring Workshop takes place on June 12-13th and there are lots of amazing open ed sessions listed on the agenda.
ETUG is the BC Educational Technology Users Group, which is a grassroots community of BC educators that are interested in teaching, learning and ed tech in higher ed. Some of the open education themed sessions that I’m looking forward to include:
- Make, But Not the Brand: DIY Making after Big Data
- Developing a Course in the Open
- Getting the Mix Right: Implementing Open Education Practices
- FIPPA in a Big Data Post-Privacy World
- Hands-On Learning: The role of Maker Culture in Innovative Pedagogy
Plus, there will be a poster session, 3D printer demo, and, most importantly, a pub night. There’s also nice parallel thread in both the ETUG Workshop and the CTLT Institute on a “do it yourself” approach (something, for example, that can be seen in the ETUG Keynote by Jentery Sayers on maker cultures or in the CTLT VideoCamp).