External Resources


BCcampus is an online service provider connecting students and educators to programs and resources across all public post-secondary institutions in BC. Through BCcampus, educators can network with colleagues and share best practices through communities of practice, access development funds for creating online learning resources, contribute and discover reusable online learning resources through a Shareable Online Learning Resources (SOL*R) repository and find and participate in education technology professional development activities.

The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)

The ELI is a community of higher education institutions and organizations committed to advancing learning through IT innovation.

EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. EDUCAUSE helps those who lead, manage and use information resources to shape strategic decisions at every level. The EDUCAUSE Review Online is a bi-monthly magazine where each issue focuses on one theme related to emerging trends in teaching and learning with technology.

Educational Technology Users Group (ETUG)

The Educational Technology Users Group (ETUG) is a community of BC post-secondary educational practitioners focused on the ways in which learning and teaching can be enhanced through technology. The ETUG community is diverse, composed of primarily post-secondary professional staff, instructors, learners and academic and technology administrators. ETUG’s core value is commitment to nurturing a vibrant, innovative, evolving and supportive community that thrives with the collegial sharing of ideas, resources and ongoing professional development through conferences, workshops and informal e-communications. ETUG holds annual face-to-face workshops each fall and spring.

Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed publishes education news, higher education jobs, higher education commentary and opinion. Higher education career advice.

The TLT Group

The TLT Group is a not-for-profit that helps college and university educators take advantage of changing technology so they can improve teaching and learning.

Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)

JISC inspires UK colleges and universities in the innovative use of digital technologies, helping to maintain the UK’s position as a global leader in education. JISC is an independent advisory body that works with further and higher education by providing strategic guidance, advice and opportunities to use ICT to support learning, teaching, research and administration.

Sloan-C Consortium

The Sloan Consortium is an institutional and professional leadership organization dedicated to integrating online education into the mainstream of higher education, helping institutions and individual educators improve the quality, scale, and breadth of education. Membership in the Sloan Consortium provides knowledge, practice, community, and direction for educators.

Horizon Report

The annual Horizon Report describes the continuing work of the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project, a qualitative research project established in 2002 that identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, or creative inquiry on college and university campuses within the next five years. The Horizon Report is produced as part of an ongoing collaboration between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), an EDUCAUSE program.

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