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Statement on Commemorating Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2021

As MET (Master of Educational Technology) educators and leaders, privileged to work in the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) First Nation, we honour this place as the home of learning for the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) peoples since time immemorial. We will be striving to develop and reflect upon this tradition […]

Join us in welcoming Dr. Keri Ewart to the MET program!

Join us in welcoming Dr. Keri Ewart to the MET program!

Dr. Keri Ewart joined the MET program as full-time lecturer on September 1 and is already rolling up her sleeves and digging in; she’s teaching three courses in Winter 1 (ETEC 500: Research Methodology in Education, ETEC 531: Curriculum Issues in Cultural & New Media Studies and ETEC 540: Text Technologies – The Changing Spaces […]

Dr. Derek Gladwin publishes new book

Best wishes to Dr. Derek Gladwin on the release of his new book on Rewriting Our Stories. The book about the the power of storytelling was featured in the Vancouver Sun recently. Well done!

Dr. Samia Khan Keynote at the ISET 2021 Conference

Dr. Khan delivered a keynote address to this year’s International Science Educators and Teachers (ISET) research conference last week. Her keynote included the use of simulation technology and how this technology can be used to teach science– as though the future depends on it.

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Stack

Congratulations to our Dr. Michelle Stack for receiving a Public Engagement Award by UBC’s Public Humanities Hub. The Public Engagement Awards were created to honour individuals who have exhibited outstanding public humanities engagement in the past two years. We are proud of you!

Please join us in welcoming new MET director Dr. Samia Khan!

Please join us in welcoming new MET director Dr. Samia Khan!

Dr. Samia Khan is taking the helm as the new Director of the Master of Educational Technology (MET) program on July 1, 2021. Dr. Khan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. An early contributor to the MET program, Dr. Khan designed and taught Technology in the Mathematics and Science Classroom […]

Congratulations to the MET Graduating Class of June 2021!

Hearty congratulations to the MET graduating class of Spring 2021! 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! Philip Barrington Marie-Soleil Beaudoin Allison Burnett Jonathan Campbell Pei Ching Chiang Aimee Chung Katie […]

MET celebrates Black History Month 2021

MET celebrates Black History Month 2021

Black History Month is an annual observance that originated in the United States. Canada’s House of Commons has officially recognized February as Black History Month since 1995, and honoured Black Canadians. A number of other countries now also officially recognize and observe the month. Want to learn more? Black history organizations and educational resources There […]

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 […]