UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 10 | Jun.
Going the distance
Continuing Studies' Distance Education and Technology group has
won a B.C.Innovation Award from the Centre for Curriculum, Transfer
and Technology. The award recognizes the group's groundbreaking
work developing the Post Graduate Certificate in Technology-Based
The online certificate program includes five courses that provide
educational practitioners with the information they need to teach
online. It was developed with the Monterrey Institute of Technology
in Mexico and is delivered internationally over the Internet.
For more information on the program visit itesm.cstudies.ubc.ca/info/..
New Canadian Studies Centre coming
A new International Canadian Studies Centre will be established
at UBC next month. It will provide a focus for international research
and learning on Canada both within and beyond UBC.
Co-ordinating both graduate research in Canadian Studies and housing
the undergraduate program in Canadian Studies, the centre will link
research and learning at both levels and provide leadership in current
and future research on Canada.
The centre will house the Brenda and David McLean Chair in Canadian
Studies and the Program in Canadian Studies and will host various
symposia as well as co-ordinate and advance international collaborative
research projects and a mentoring program.