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Posted February 24, 2020 by Ken Jeffery
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How People Learn is Fascinating!

I have always found it fascinating to think about how people learn. Many years ago, I taught school-aged youth how to race sailboats. If you are familiar with the expression ‘herding cats’, that’s what it sometimes felt like to teach sailing. This was my first experience teaching, and I was soon struck by the notion that just because I can ‘teach’ something, it doesn’t mean that the learner will ‘learn’ it.

Posted January 31, 2020 by Tamara Leary

New Year, New Decade

Not only a new year but a new decade!  In addition to the annual year reflection that hits me every December 31st this year I pondered about the last ten years. Where was I in 2010 and what was I doing? Memories came flooding back. Some memories brought laughter and comfort and others brought sadness and regret

Posted October 16, 2019 by Frederic Fovet
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Frederic Fovet, Associate Professor in the School of Education and Technology, attended the Indian National Conference on Inclusion in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, on September 23rd-26th.  He was presenting a paper on the organizational challenges of scaling up Universal Design for Learning initiatives within the K-12 sector.  It is the second time Fovet has attended the National Conference on Inclusion in India though it is the first

Posted August 23, 2019 by Clint Lalonde

This fall I begin my third year as an Associate Faculty member teaching in the Master of Arts in Learning and Technology (MALAT) program at Royal Roads University. It’s work I do outside of my regular, full-time job at Bccampus. It’s my side hustle, and one I increasingly find both professional value and personal joy in doing.

Posted June 20, 2019 by Frederic Fovet

The face of Accessibility and Disability service provision is changing rapidly. Over the last decade, service requests made to accessibility services have as much as tripled on certain campuses. These services often no longer have, as a result, sufficient staffing and resources to address demand. Campuses are becoming increasingly concerned of the cost of providing these services on such a scale and are looking for more inclusive alternatives that do not require students to rely on retrofitting.  

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