External Learning Resources

With Langara’s memberships with Go2Knowledge and Magna Commons, you have incredible access to online professional development at your fingertips. Imagine hundreds of live and on-demand webinars and videos (ranging from 20- to 90-minutes).

GO2KNOWLEDGE

What is it?

The Go2Knowledge website offers online professional development to staff and faculty in post-secondary institutions. They offer both live webinars and an on-demand digital library of over 400 webinars, categorized into seven topics of relevance across the Langara community. (It’s not only for instructional faculty and staff!)

  1. Institutional Effectiveness
  2. Student Populations
  3. Student Success
  4. Teaching & Learning
  5. Technology & Online Learning
  6. Solutions for College Success
  7. Campus Safety & Security

Why would you sign up?

With over 400 on-demand webinars to choose from and always an array of upcoming live sessions, Go2Knowlege will have something to match your unique interests. Once you sign up, you have a personalized dashboard. You can add webinars to your won calendar, explore the many on demand webinars, keep a record of webinars watched and in progress, and access all your completion certificates.

How do you sign up?

It’s super easy! Head over to go2knowledge.org/Langara. Create an account using your Langara email. You should have immediate access to the site.

Magna Commons

What is it?

Magna Commons is an on-demand digital library of 20-minute and 60-minute videos on an array of topics of keen interest to college instructors and administrators. Some of the themes include Grading & Feedback, Academic Integrity, Online Course Design, and Student Engagement.

Why would you sign up?

With hundreds of videos choose from, you’ll be sure to find something of interest. Their 20-minute sessions are perfect for those wanting shorter videos full of great information.  When you log in, you’ll be able to access not only the videos, but handouts, transcripts, and certificates of completion.

How do you sign up?

Email us at tcdc@langara.ca for step-by-step instructions.

Monday Morning Mentor Series

What is it?

The Monday Morning Mentor Series is a service from Magna Publications. Every Monday morning over the fall and spring, a new 20-minute video is offered on a timely topic of interest to college faculty and administrators.

Why would you sign up?

Each week’s video is new and you will have access for one full week. Topics are current and relevant including  classroom management, teaching and learning, online teaching, and student engagement.

How do you sign up?

Check out the upcoming topics via the TCDC iweb calendar and register for that particular week. You will receive an access link and password for each session you sign up for.