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MET 2019 Summer Institute on Digital Games, Learning and Pedagogy was a roaring success

MET 2019 Summer Institute on Digital Games, Learning and Pedagogy was a roaring success

The 2019 MET summer institute offered 50 MET students an intensive opportunity to explore the pedagogies that support playing and making digital games for the classroom. “I’ve told many people about the course and will be sharing a lot of what I learned with my colleagues when I’m back at work.”  Digital games – the […]

MET Student Wins Best Presentation Award at 2019 International Conference

MET Student Wins Best Presentation Award at 2019 International Conference

Current MET student Jamie Dimitra Ashton attended the 15th annual European Ecological Foundation conference, ‘Ecology Across Borders‘ in Lisbon, Portugal, this summer, with travel fund support from the MET program. Her accepted paper presentation was an adaptation of a course project Jamie developed while completing the MET course ETEC 530, and focussed on constructivism in […]

MET-hosted Lecture on Technology, Inclusion and Ability, March 5th 2019

MET-hosted Lecture on Technology, Inclusion and Ability, March 5th 2019

On March 5th, 2019, MET hosted a public lecture by distinguished Visiting Lecturer Dr. Heidi Janz and UBC’s Dr. Michelle Stack on questions relating to technology, inclusion and ability in classrooms and in society.

2019 MET Summer Institute: Digital Games, Learning & Pedagogy

Explore the pedagogies that support playing and making digital games for the classroom. Available for credit only | ETEC 565 S Digital games – the creative medium of the 21st century – are played on phones, tablets and dedicated desktops and consoles by millions of adults and children worldwide. They are also the single fastest […]

MET-hosted lecture: Quality Education and the Role of Digital Technology in Nepal, January 17th 2019

MET-hosted lecture: Quality Education and the Role of Digital Technology in Nepal, January 17th 2019

This talk was co-sponsored with the UBC Himalaya Program, the UBC Centre for India & South Asia Research (CISAR), the Department of Language and Literacy Education (LLED), UBC Language Sciences, and the Nepal Library Foundation.  Technological innovations have revolutionized the ways we communicate, exchange knowledge and ideas, and deliver goods and services. However, this progress […]

MET Webinar with Dr. Tony Bates, October 5th 2018

MET Webinar with Dr. Tony Bates, October 5th 2018

Tracking Online Students in Canada and the USA: Results and Methodological Issues Friday, October 5, 2018 Dr. Tony Bates described his ongoing work on the national survey of online and distance education in Canadian universities and colleges, and outlined opportunities for MET students and alumni to participate in supervised research studies (ETEC 580 projects!) investigating […]

2018 MET Summer Institute on Virtual Reality

In the summer of 2018, MET offered its very first Summer Institute entitled Virtual Reality: Viewpoints on a New Medium. This 3 credit, one week intensive course had students working in groups to produce their own 360º video projects. The results, shared at a Friday evening gala reception were impressive. If you are interested in viewing […]