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What if textbooks were free?

No longer an undergraduate fantasy, free, open textbooks are a current reality and are set to become a regular part of postsecondary education in BC.  In October of 2012 the BC Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology announced efforts to have open text books for 40 of BC’s most popular post-secondary courses. (Ministry of … Continue reading

Adding a Twitter Block to Your Moodle Site

UPDATE: August 2, 2013! With changes to Twitter’s API come necessary changes to the steps to add a Twitter Block to Moodle.  What follows is the “new and improved” how to… To easily keep dynamic content on the Moodle sites for my courses I add a Twitter block.  Since it’s that time of year when … Continue reading

Markup & Margin Math – A video tutorial

It’s that time of year again, the 1st year marketing classes I’m teaching are learning all about markup and margin math.  To help with the basics I’ve posted a video that demonstrates a really cool visual tool that keeps me from mixing up the formulas for markup and margin. The “MC Chocolate Bar”, (yes, it … Continue reading

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