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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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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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Research explores impact of learning ‘in the open’

   Thursday, October 10 2019

Open Learning faculty member Dr. Michelle Harrison has been awarded a research fellowship from BCcampus.

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TRU empowers faculty to lower costs for students

   Wednesday, October 2 2019

TRU faculty have until Oct. 15 to apply for an Open Education Resource Development Grant.

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PLAR gets you credits for interests, volunteer work, workshops, more

   Thursday, May 30 2019

TRU has an initiative that could turn your non-formal learning into course credits toward certificates, diplomas and degrees.

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Two friends fulfill dreams of ending sleep issues

   Tuesday, December 11 2018

After taking the polysomnography certificate through TRU OL, two alumni students are helping northern Quebecers overcome sleep issues.

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Ryzynski recognized for remarkable leadership

   Thursday, November 8 2018

The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto might not run as smoothly if it wasn't for Agnes Ryzynski and her outstanding leadership.

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