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In memoriam: Dr. Michael Marker

It is with sorrow that the MET program acknowledges the sudden passing of Dr. Michael Marker, a longtime MET faculty member and the author of ETEC 521, Indigeneity, Technology, and Education. Dr. Marker has been involved with MET since its inception. He served on the first MET Advisory Committee in 2002, and served almost continuously […]

MET welcomes Dr. Halimat Alabi as a permanent lecturer

This summer, MET welcomed Dr. Halimat Alabi as a permanent, full-time lecturer to our team. A truly interdisciplinary educator, Dr. Alabi has a background in engineering, broadcast television, video game development, and learning analytics. “I describe myself as an interactive visualization designer,” she explains. In her doctoral research she developed a “visual cognition model of […]

Congratulations to our November 2020 MET graduates!

Hearty congratulations to the MET graduating class of Fall 2020! We’re proud of you, we wish you every success in your future endeavours, and we hope you will stay in touch via the MET alumni Community. Tuum est. It is yours! Incorporating traditions from UBC’s in-person ceremony, Chancellor Steven Point (xwĕ lī qwĕl tĕl) presided […]