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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.

Find out how to integrate the new MAG exhibition into your course

Staff and faculty are invited to join us at the MAG to explore It’s About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900-1970 and Now, our latest exhibition curated by…

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…

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…

eLearning Office – Student online learning tips

Online learning might be new to many new and returning students. The eLearning office has put together several relevant resources to help you help your students prepare for…

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…

Planning an event? Here’s what you need to know

For those of you planning or considering events this fall, here are a few key things to know: Planning an Event 1) Public Health Directives We will follow…

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…

New learning community: Wins, Worries and Animal Cams

Teaching and Learning Services is hosting two new learning communities on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons this fall. These communities are meant to provide a space to share our…

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…

Reminder: Code of Conduct training

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…

Interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and research – Sept. 21

MacEwan faculty and staff are invited to participate in a virtual session, led by Dr. Rickard Enstroem, on interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and learning, and research. This session…

eLearning Office – Organizing your Blackboard course

Is your Blackboard course looking a little disorganized? Here are some simple tips to tidy up: Remove any outdated items/links on the course menu Group relevant items/links with…

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…

eLearning Office – What are your students seeing?

What you see as an instructor in Blackboard is different than what your students are seeing. Fortunately, Blackboard offers the “student preview” function so that you can temporarily…

Let’s get the (block) party started!

Every year we host a welcome back barbecue for all MacEwan and NorQuest students, staff and the downtown community, but things are different this year so we’ve decided…

Invite guests to video calls in Microsoft Teams

Faculty and staff can invite external guests who do not have Microsoft accounts (i.e., unauthenticated users) to join video calls in MS Teams. Guests can request to join…

Library news: “The Challenges of Online Textbook Access”

As we approach the Fall 2020 semester, MacEwan Library is working hard to provide access to our Textbook Collection. The majority of textbooks we have on reserve are…

MAG: Visit us this fall

The MAG is excited to announce that regular gallery hours will resume with the launch of our latest exhibition, It’s About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900 –…

Follow SCE on social media for PD updates

Follow the School of Continuing Education on social media to stay up to date on the latest professional development courses, new programs, upcoming events, our instructors and more….

John McGrath’s retirement celebration: Event details

John McGrath will be retiring from MacEwan University in September. John’s contribution to the university has been tremendous and we would like to invite you to help wish…

eLearning Office – Daily eLearning Virtual Café

Daily eLearning Virtual Café Monday, August 31 to Friday, September 18, 11-11:30 a.m. Grab a snack and a hot beverage, and enjoy an informal discussion about online teaching…

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