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How to Prepare for a Meeting with an Academic Advisor

Kaitlin SchillingBlogs


Preparing for a new semester is stressful. Add the uncertainty of a global health crisis, and organizing your academic term might feel overwhelming. Meeting with an academic advisor can relieve a lot of stress. ¬†Your advisors are a valuable resource, so you should use them! But how do you prepare for a meeting with them? Your academic advisor is your … Read More

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Back to School in 2020: A Q & A with Virtual Help Desk Navigator, DawnDena

Dylan WoodcockBlogs


Heading back to school in 2020 looks a lot different than other years. So, we thought it would be a good idea to share some insights with you about what to expect on eCourses (our portal to online learning in Manitoba), whether you are a returning user or exploring your options for the first time. And, we also wanted to … Read More

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Adapting and OER: Part 2, 'The Why'

Dylan WoodcockBlogs


We close out our OER mini-series this week by examining a few of the benefits of adapting a text to post-secondary education. Whether you’re changing a chunk, a chapter, or engaging with a full resource, incorporating new perspectives into an OER is worthy and wonderful pursuit. Adapting for New Dynamics Digital teaching and learning have become the new normal in … Read More

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Adaptation and OER: Part 1, 'The Process'

Dylan WoodcockBlogs


Routines in teaching and learning require a different kind of focus this year. Adaptation has truly become a way of life. Over these past few months, Manitoba has come together as a community and confronted new work challenges, to ensure that the fall semester is a go. Every year, part of the teaching process is selecting learning materials for students. … Read More

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OER Spotlight: Pulling Together: A Guide for Indigenization of Post-Secondary Institutions

Kaitlin SchillingBlogs


Indigenizing post-secondary education is an important part of enhancing teaching and learning. The ‘Pulling Together’ professional learning series represents an important step in incorporating Indigenous voices. Since the final report and calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission were released in June 2015, there has been a push for the Indigenization of post-secondary education across Canada. Around the … Read More

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