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Fall 2020 eLearning Cafe for MacEwan instructors

To kick-off the 2020 academic term, the eLearning Office has prepared a selection of virtual sessions to help you prepare for online teaching: Blackboard Bootcamp for New Instructors…

From the School of Continuing Education: Cloud Computing – Hands-On Introduction

What can cloud computing do for you? In this hands-on course, you will gain a foundational knowledge of cloud computing, create your own cloud server, walk through a…

MAG: A week of collaborative projects

As the MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship program comes to an end, each of our mentee-mentor teams are concluding their four-month mentorships with a collaborative project. Not only is…

Message from the president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Annette Trimbee

It is with great pleasure that I officially begin my term as the sixth president and vice-chancellor of MacEwan University. Returning to Edmonton from my time at The…

MacEwan’s next chapter

On August 1, Dr. Annette Trimbee joined the university to start her five-year term as MacEwan University’s sixth president and vice-chancellor. With strong ties to Edmonton, Dr. Trimbee…

Welcome to the brand new MacEwan Today

Thank you for reading MacEwan Today! We wanted to let you know that technological issues have spurred on a somewhat overdue update to the site, so we’ve taken…

eLearning Office: Exploring Lecture Capture Tools

At MacEwan, instructors can utilize both Collaborate Ultra and Kaltura to record lecture videos. The following resources will help you become familiar with the process and the tools:…

eLearning Office webinar: Accessible Online Documents: Why and How?

Curious about accessible document design, but not sure where to start? In this session, we’ll walk through why it’s important to create accessible online materials, how to create…

Virtual Instructional Skills Workshop

The Instructional Skills Workshop is a four-day workshop that provides participants with an opportunity to experiment with alternative instructional methodologies and receive feedback in a safe environment from…

eLearning Office: New website

Come visit the eLearning Office’s one-stop shop for all of your learning technology needs at https://sites.google.com/macewan.ca/elearningoffice/home. You can also share this site (https://sites.google.com/macewan.ca/elearningoffice/help-for-students) with your students, where they…

Registration open: Free outdoor Sport and Wellness classes

We missed you! Join Sport and Wellness for FREE outdoor fitness classes around campus. Check out the registration page for details and class schedule and follow our social…

Updated website for Fall 2020

Many sections of the MacEwan.ca website will soon look quite different, as they are being rebuilt in a new content management system and a new mobile-friendly design. The…

Changes coming to MacEwan Today

Thank you for reading MacEwan Today! We wanted to let you know that technological issues have spurred on a somewhat overdue update to the site, so we’re taking…

MacEwan’s relaunch update

As we move forward with our COVID-19 relaunch process ahead of the Fall 2020 term, we continue to prioritize the safety of our staff and students with modified…

MAG: Art From Here – virtual studio visit

Marilyn Olson and Richard Boulet’s “One Molecule of Perfect & Opulent” (2020) is live on Art From Here! The title of this exhibition makes reference to a perfect…

MAG: Catch up on the Mentorship Program!

We’re almost two months into the MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program — a rapid response program designed to support artist connection and creation during the COVID-19 global pandemic….

Library Takeout is live!

MacEwan students, faculty and staff are now able to borrow items from MacEwan University Library’s collections! As part of our relaunch strategy, we have been working hard to extend access to our collections. Learn…

eLearning Office: Resources for teaching online

If you want to learn a bit more about online teaching, consider using these resources: Short videos about getting started with Blackboard Short videos for returning instructors How…

eLearning Office: Anonymous survey

It is the half-way point for the Summer term course. How are you doing as an instructor? This video tutorial shows you how to create a quick anonymous…

eLearning Office: Raw scores or weighted percentage?

Do you post your course grades in raw scores or weighted percentage? It seems no matter which way one lean towards, a portion of students may have difficulties…

New Human Rights and Accessibility policy suite

On June 18, 2020, the Board of Governors approved the Human Rights and Accessibility policy suite. They also approved the recension of the SSD procedure and the Employee…

Coffee!

With the news that City Centre Campus will be accessible soon, Campus Services is happy to report that there will be coffee and some food items available as…

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