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Learn about Ukrainian-related initiatives at MacEwan – Oct. 30

Are you interested in learning about current projects related to Ukraine and the Ukrainian Canadian community? Would you like to get engaged? Have you heard about the Ukrainian…

Community-engaged scholarship virtual session – Nov. 10

Led by Dr. Cynthia Puddu, the director of community-engaged scholarship, the Office of Research Services has formed a COVID Special Response team to gain an understanding of how…

Our leadership in the news

President Trimbee has had a busy week in the media. In this article in the Globe & Mail, she comments on the new funding model for Alberta universities….

President’s Medal nominations now open

The President’s Medal for Academic Excellence and Student Leadership honours graduating students who are academic achievers, student leaders and active members of their communities. They strive to make…

Sexual Violence Education – Fall 2020 online workshops for employees

The Office of Sexual Violence Prevention, Education and Response is pleased to offer a selection of online workshops for MacEwan employees during the Fall 2020 Semester. Trauma-Informed Practice…

eLearning Office: Collaborate, student resources, reusable videos

This week’s tips and updates include: online collaboration via blogs, discussions, journals and wikis; creating quick, reusable videos with Kaltura; and student resources.

Ending Sexual Violence: Voicing our Values campaign

Consent. Respect. Support. Sex-Positivity. Empathy. Courage. We believe that these values are the foundation for building a world without sexual violence, and we want to hear why they…

Code of Conduct: Have you completed your training yet?

At the end of February 2020, MacEwan University’s Employees’ Code of Conduct online course was launched. The purpose of this course is to facilitate a common understanding of…

Exam Services Fall 2020 update

Exam Services is now open for limited on-campus services supporting exam proctoring during office hours (Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Extended hours in the evening…

Trevor’s Technology Tips roundup

Join our Technology Tips Group in Microsoft Teams and keep up to date on training and tips for Teams, Office 365, Google, Webex and more. To join, visit…

Update for Windows 10 users available Sept. 24

The latest Windows 10 update (1909) will be available on Thursday, September 24 at 6 p.m. To ensure MacEwan systems get updated with the latest security and operating…

eLearning Office – Grade Center FAQ playlist

Whether you are new to Blackboard or have plenty of experience, Grade Center can be surprising. This collection of videos answers the most commonly asked questions that we…

eLearning Office – Using Test Exceptions

Blackboard gives you the ability to use Test Exceptions to set up accommodations for students who might need them. Accommodations can include extra time, different writing dates or…

eLearning Office – Collaborate sound and video setup

It is always good practice to check and see if your webcam and microphone are working properly prior to delivering or attending a Collaborate session. This 2-minute video…

Upcoming Microsoft training sessions for staff and students

Sign up for these upcoming Microsoft training sessions: Must-Have Skills for Microsoft Word Become more efficient with Microsoft Outlook/Teams (not available for students) Working with OneDrive More sessions…

eLearning Office – Adding users to your course

While the integration between Peoplesoft and Blackboard usually automatically handles who is in your course, you may occasionally need to add or remove someone manually. This video describes…

eLearning Office – New Collaborate and Kaltura intro

We hear that many faculty members are incorporating synchronous learning via Collaborate in their courses, and some have been asking students to submit video assignments and presentations, so…

eLearning Office – Online learning tips for students

Online learning might be new to many new and returning students; the eLearning office has put together several relevant resources to help you (to help your students) to…

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