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Best Practices for Leading Active Learning Workshops for Academic Makerspaces – Video

This is a companion video for a conference paper I presented at the International Symposium for Academic Makerspaces, at Yale University in October 2019. Advertisements

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Introductory Workshops for Video Editing, Audio Editing, & Screen Capture

I’m looking forward working with UVic’s Technology Innovation in Education classes this week (EDCI 336) and using Creative Commons licensed materials from the University of Victoria Libraries Digital Scholarship Commons to teach workshops on Video Editing, Audio Editing, and Screen

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Pandemic and Fake News: Fun Games That Teach Important Real-World Skills?

A few years ago I came home from a workshop at the University of Victoria on the topic of games for education (or gamification) and saw my son Matthew playing an interesting web-based game at our kitchen computer. Matthew appeared

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Introducing UVic Libraries Digital Scholarship Commons – AKA The Library Makerspace

Learn – Create – Collaborate The UVic Libraries Digital Scholarship Commons (DSC): serves all disciplines & communities.  Helps the community explore and express ideas in ways other than text helps with data management & long-term planning. The DSC does this

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Sharing Your TinkerCad Model

Here’s a quick video tutorial on how to share a TinkerCad model with someone else, or with a group. Enjoy!

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My Lucky 13 Years at the UVic Speakers Bureau!

I’ve been having so much fun working with my wonderful colleagues in the UVic Library Digital Scholarship Commons (or Makerspace) that my 13th year of been a member of the UVic Speakers Bureau snuck up on me! During my first

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Sketchfab Embed Test

Just testing to see if I can embed a Sketchfab 3D model in the middle of a blog post: New Qlone by richmccue on Sketchfab Success!

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