Children Outdoor Play
Post-secondary partners seek to unite early childhood education instructors across Canada

April 28, 2021

Virtual conference will focus on outdoor pedagogy in college ECE programs How does playing in the mud support children’s cognitive and social development? Why is outdoor play such a powerful conduit for learning? How can we advance curriculum to empower current and future early childhood educators (ECEs) to tap into it? These and other questions will be explored during a unique virtual conference next month that will bring together ECE instructors and outdoor play experts from across the country. On May 18, Okanagan College, in collaborati...

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Conversations About Outdoor Pedagogy in College ECE Programs

April 28, 2021

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Outdoor Pedagogy
Post-secondary partners seek to unite early childhood education instructors across Canada

April 27, 2021

Virtual conference will focus on outdoor pedagogy in college ECE programs How does playing in the mud support children’s cognitive and social development? Why is outdoor play such a powerful conduit for learning? How can we advance curriculum to empower current and future early childhood educators (ECEs) to tap into it? These and other questions will be explored during a unique virtual conference next month that will bring together ECE instructors and outdoor play experts from across the country. On May 18, Okanagan College, in collaborati...

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Jesse Stommel
Register for ‘Building a Flexible Future’ learning day

April 27, 2021

The College’s Learning and Applied Research and Education Technology team is hosting the latest Learning Days event on Wednesday, May 5. The theme for the day-long series of virtual workshops is Building for a Flexible Future. OC faculty and instructors will once again have the chance to connect via sessions on a variety innovative teaching, learning and technology topics. Attendees will also have a chance to hear from an internationally-renowned keynote speaker with a background in critical digital pedagogy.  Dr. Jesse Stommel is a Digit...

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Learning Days - Building for a Flexible Future

April 23, 2021

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Research Innovation Partnership Expo 2021 (RIPE)

April 22, 2021

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Research Innovation Partnership Expo logo
RIPE with opportunity: Join OC for a conference showcasing applied research in the region

April 9, 2021

From proposal writing to hydroponics, chemotherapy to climate change, and early childhood education to engaging with marginalized populations, the region is RIPE with applied research projects and Okanagan College is inviting you to attend its free showcase event to hear about the innovative research projects happening in your own backyard. RIPE (Research, Innovation and Partnerships Expo) is happening on May 4 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. as a virtual event, allowing people from across the region to attend. The event is an opportunity for comm...

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App Project
College and Monashee applied research projects seeks participants

February 16, 2021

An applied research project by Okanagan College and Monashee Health Collective, a local allied health professional clinic, is in need of participants to help guide the creation of a cutting-edge new tool to enhance communication between patients and health care professionals. Funded by a grant from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the goal of the project is to launch a prototype holistic wellness app. “We are looking for people to participate in this research project to investigate the impact of a new health a...

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Beverlie Dietze, Director, Learning and Applied Research
From Colleges to Communities: Lawson Foundation supports early childhood education project at OC and partner PSEs

January 19, 2021

A major investment by the Lawson Foundation will support researchers from Okanagan College and three partnering institutions in their innovative approach to advancing outdoor early learning and teaching across Canada. Okanagan College has received a grant of $750,000 for a collaborative project with Bow Valley College, New Brunswick Community College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic called Outdoor Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education: From Colleges to Communities. This goal of the three-year project is to demonstrate a model of outdoor pedago...

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Dr. Steven Piper, Monahsee Health collective
New app aims to enhance communication between health professionals and patients

October 27, 2020

An applied research project by Okanagan College with Monashee Health Collective is focused on developing an innovative new tool that will help allied health professionals connect with patients in real-time – and support them on their path to wellness. Funded by a grant from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the researcher and students are working to develop, test and launch a prototype holistic wellness app over the next six months. Monashee Health Collective (MHC) provides chiropractic, physiotherapy, acupunct...

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Sep

Video Development

September 10, 2020

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Fix Up Fridays: This Old House - Ed Tech Edition

September 10, 2020

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Breakout Group Activity Development

September 10, 2020

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Alternate Assessments for Online Learning

September 10, 2020

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Sep

Moodle Quiz Development

September 10, 2020

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Supporting Learners Throughout the Semester Online

August 27, 2020

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