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Teaching and Learning Supports for North Island College Instructors
 
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Learning from Video: NIC’s Kaltura Platform for Instructors and Students

Video can be a very effective learning tool. Many research studies have shown its value in enhancing student learning in a variety of disciplines and delivery formats. Video created or curated by instructors can often allow students a more thorough understanding of content and concepts and engage them in more …

Instructor Summertime Supports

The Centre for Teaching and Learning Innovation (CTLI) at North Island College does not have any staff available for teaching, learning and technology support from Monday July 11 to Friday, August 19th. Supports and services will resume Monday, August 22nd with Brightspace, Kaltura and BlueJeans sessions starting on August 25 …

Setting Up Pronouns, Preferred and Traditional Names in Brightspace

North Island College has set up Brightspace to allow students and instructors to add in their pronouns, preferred names and traditional names so that we can respectfully communicate with each other in the digital world.  Pronouns Log in to Brightspace at https://mycourses.nic.bc.ca Click on your personal menu (where your name …

BCcampus Open Textbook Collection – NEW LOOK!

Creating a Better User Experience for the B.C. Open Collection Link to IMPROVED BC Open Collection: https://collection.bccampus.ca/ BCcampus has created a better user experience for their fantastic open collection of teaching and learning resources. From the article intro: If you’re an educator in B.C.’s post-secondary system, chances are you’ve heard …

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 …