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She got this! Brenna Clarke Gray is one to follow

   Wednesday, August 9 2023

TRU faculty member Brenna Clarke Gray has been named one of 30 higher education IT Influencers to follow in 2023 by EdTech magazine.

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TRU students benefit from future skills grant

   Wednesday, July 26 2023

A new grant from the BC government will give TRU students the skills and opportunities they need for in-demand careers in a rapidly evolving job market.

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Indigenizing PLAR

   Wednesday, June 7 2023

TRU's Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition team works toward decolonizing its processes and recognizing Indigenous knowledge.

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Photo of Izabela Mazur outdoors on campus

Maths prof celebrated for zero-cost textbook efforts

   Friday, May 28 2021

Izabela Mazur is being recognized for her hard work in Open Educational Resources (OER), and efforts on a zero-cost textbook project with the BCcampus Award for Excellence in Open Education.

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How to use Kaltura

   Thursday, May 13 2021

Kaltura is a video repository used for video creation, editing, storage and cataloguing, and integrates with WordPress and Moodle for video-based projects.

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Five tips to engaging your online class

   Tuesday, April 13 2021

When schools closed across the country last spring and classes abruptly transitioned to virtual learning, the TRU Open Learning team was well positioned to show teachers the ropes with the Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning.

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Award-winning leader in open education talks online learning

   Monday, December 14 2020

TRU's Brian Lamb recently won the BCcampus Award for Excellence in Open Learning. He talks about where online learning and open education are heading.

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Don Poirier, associate vice-president of TRU Open Learning.

TRU takes lead role in global education accessibility

   Tuesday, June 9 2020

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is at the forefront of making free online education more accessible around the world—a resource that’s more important than ever since the COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered classrooms, and one that more institutions are considering as education moves increasingly online. TRU is the first in North America to offer an international credential...

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Nurses shine in turbulent times

   Monday, May 11 2020

TRU nursing students and faculty are showing strength as they do their best during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Academic Integrity Day 2019

TRU hosts provincial discussion on academic integrity

   Monday, October 21 2019

TRU is taking a leading role for academic integrity by initiating conversations and strengthening relationships with academic partners.

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