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UBC Okanagan adds new post-degree programs for B.C.'s teachers

Two new post-degree professional programs are being launched by UBC Okanagan's Faculty of Education to help B.C. teachers acquire new skills for the classroom and keep up with changes in education in British Columbia. "The new programs expand professional development opportunities for educators and respond to the needs of schools and districts for education specialists," […]

Social media changing the Winter Games experience

Social media changing the Winter Games experience

Are the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games the first "social media" Olympics? UBC Okanagan sociologist Christopher Schneider, an expert on social media and their impact on our lives, says coverage of the Games is no longer entertainment. It's infotainment. And, he says, social media technology such as Facebook and Twitter are changing the way we experience […]