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Teaching and Learning Supports for North Island College Instructors
 
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Brightspace Supports for Students

Brightspace (NIC’s new digital learning environment) continues with all Spring 2022 courses. There are a number of ways NIC students are receiving support for this new platform. You can help too. Email students notifying their courses are in Brightspace at https://mycourses.nic.bc.ca Make a short video tour of your Brightspace course …

Uncovering The Hidden Curriculum

An outstanding 2022 resource free for all instructors! URL: https://hiddencurriculum.ca/ Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum is a cross-institution, cross-sector, and cross-disciplinary initiative that aims to support a learner’s academic, personal, and professional development. This website includes various skills-based content and resources that educators can embed in their courses. Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum will …

Teaching and Learning Professional Development

Instructors are discipline experts who keep their knowledge current and application methods up to date through ongoing professional learning experiences in their respective subject areas. Instructors are also post-secondary educators teaching adult learners. Instructors are always learning how to be better educators while enhancing their experiences and knowledge of core …

Flexible Learning: Supporting Students and Instructors during Absences

Two resources have been created for instructors to help them with possible student or instructor absences. Students and instructors may be absent from the learning experience for a number of reasons (health, self-isolation, parental care, weather, travel barriers etc.). We need to plan courses to be flexible and easily accommodate …

Brightspace is NIC’s New Digital Learning Platform

Brightspace by the company, D2L (Kitchener, Ontario), is NIC’s digital learning environment replacing Blackboard Learn for Fall 2022. Phase one of  the implementation involves 40 faculty (150 courses/550 students) using Brightspace in the Winter 2022 term (those same 150 courses will be turned off in Blackboard Learn).  Starting May, 2022 …

Reflections on Your Teaching

For many of you the term is coming to a close, classes have ended, will be ending soon or you are winding down a recent unit or module. It’s been quite the wild ride this year with many changes and challenges, but hopefully some encouraging experiences and moments of excitement. …