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About bobmccar

I have a B. Ed. from UBC. After teaching in private schools, I started instruction of business applications at BCIT evening courses. I later began a business development role, specializing in technology solutions for the education market. Over the past 15+ years I have done business development and consultative sales for IBM, Sun Microsystems and other large high tech companies. My focus has been on small, medium, enterprise and educational organizations involving current technology solutions, disaster recovery and information security. I recently completed the Consulting Research Group (CRG), Assessment Systems Certification Course. This has given me the ability to assist clients understand themselves and improve their communication with executive leadership, co-workers, family, and friends. My consulting services include Executive Coaching, Leadership, Management, Team-Building, Sales, Customer Service, Career Planning and Personal Development. I am currently enrolled at Vancouver Community College in the Provincial Instructor Diploma Program (PIPD) to better understand the rapid changes underway in the world of education.

Developing Critical Thinkers

In my March 20, post titled Technical Issues, I mentioned the free WordPress theme I choose, does not seem to support APA format.   To check APA compliance please activate this link: APA Format – Developing Critical Thinkers final Developing Critical Thinkers Developing a … Continue reading

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Without the “Doing” – Analysis is Disempowered

In my March 20, post titled Technical Issues, I mentioned the free WordPress theme I choose, does not seem to support APA format.   To check APA compliance please activate this link: APA Format Without the Doing Analysis is Disempowered final Without the “Doing” … Continue reading

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Know About Adult Learners

In my March 20, post titled Technical Issues, I mentioned the free WordPress theme I choose, does not seem to support APA format.   To check APA compliance please activate this link: APA Format – Know About Adult Learners – final Know About Adult … Continue reading

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Learn to Learn

In my March 20, post titled Technical Issues, I mentioned the free WordPress theme I choose, does not seem to support APA format.   To check APA compliance please activate this link  APA Format – Learn to Learn Learn to Learn – Avoid … Continue reading

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Technical Issues

My first post on Jan 8, 2014, was up and running in about 10 minutes.  I was happy to see basic information up so quickly.  After a few weeks I went back to the site and saw I had a … Continue reading

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Reflections on our Web-conferences

I found the cartoon (see link) that my web-conference colleague Joel posted regarding UDL, very thought provoking.   It is so clear that the “class” of animals using their own natural abilities, will not all achieve the goal to “climb the  tree” without some … Continue reading

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Education Trend – Data Driven Learning Analytics and Assessment

As a trainer and consultant it is extremely satisfying to realize that learners fully understand an idea.  It is a magical moment when their eyes light up and they start to leapfrog forward, digesting whole concepts, one after another.  As … Continue reading

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