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An Evening of Ebooks

Jill Silva

 Last fall, Emily Carr's Jonathan Aiken taught a design course on ebooks. The class then had a round-table discussion about their group projects with design faculty members Celeste Martin and Haig Armen, plus experts from the local design, tech and media community, including:

For a glimpse at the evening's highlights take a look at the video below. 

Mobile Media / Changing Educational Landscapes (An Overview)

Glen Lowry
As a synopsis of Mobile Media: Changing Educational Landscape (Parts I, II, III), I would like to highlight: 5 Things to Consider in Changing Educational Landscapes 1. Changing (verb transitive):  Changing is both an adjective and a verb. The imperative facing educators is to figure out how we engage with this change in positive, meaningful ways. Within [...]

Mobile Media: Changing Educational Landscapes (Part III)

Glen Lowry
Part III of three part series on Educational Landscapes looks at some of the new strategies I call on in my teaching. Many of these approaches are mediated by recent advances in mobile and social media. III. Beyond Participation: Engagement To help focus discussion on active, positive change, I’d like to draw on Eric Gordon’ [...]

Mobile Media: Changing Educational Landscapes (Part I)

Glen Lowry
This three-part series looks at the impact of mobile media and social media on post-secondary teaching and learning. Joy James invited me to the UWO to talk about my research at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, and my discussion draws heavily, a conference I recently attended at the New School in Oct. 2011. Part [...]

Fall 2011 / New Year’s Greeting

Glen Lowry
ENGL 100: Introductory Lecture Notes I’m sure others have said this, but I think the start of Fall term should be the beginning of the new year. For those of us working and studying in North American colleges and universities, the day after Labour Day, first day of classes, might be replace Jan. 1 as read more »

Welcome to the SIM Centre

The Social + Interactive Media Centre is a new research centre that supports a wide range of applied social, interactive and design projects. Funded by a 5-year grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the centre offers BC companies a way to tap the design, creative and technical expertise of Emily Carr faculty and students.