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This user was certified a Wiki Apprentice Level 1 by Rcsharma .

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Having lived and worked in remote northern communities I have a passion for the benefits of distance education. Now based in a large northern city working with the largest technical institution in Canada, I am focusing on the development and delivery of undergraduate degrees online that meet the needs of our changing students.

Professional background

Coordinator, Online Learning Development. Faculty of Undergraduate Studies at NAIT. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Project Planner. College of New Caledonia. Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada. Director. Blue Quills First Nations College. Saddle Lake, Alberta, Canada. Faculty & Coordinator. Grant MacEwan Community College. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.


Master of Distance Education - Athabasca University

Advanced Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (Technology) - Athabasca University

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)- McMaster University

Bachelor of Arts - McMaster University

My interests


Supporting distance students, especially in remote northern communities. Aboriginal learners. Flexible learning. Facilitator development. Utilizing technology to encourage student success.


Aboriginal Awareness. Best Practices in eLearning Facilitation. Distance Education in Remote Aboriginal Communities (ISBN: 0-921087-25-X)


I live just north of Edmonton Alberta Canada with my lovely wife, Susan, and my 20-year old daughter who is a Respiratory Therapy student.

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My wiki projects

My optional community service (learning contract) project

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By signing this optional learning contract I will try to complete my training in basic wiki editing skills to achieve the status of a Wikibuddy. In return for this free training opportunity, I will give the gift of knowledge by donating or developing at least one free content resource licensed under a CC-BY-SA or CC-BY license which can be used by myself (and others) on WikiEducator.
Brief description of project
<Nothing planned at present, however I now know how to incorporate>
Target date for completion
<Stayed tuned for updates>.
--Bmcmulle 00:46, 4 August 2010 (UTC)

Feedback and notes from my WikiNeighbours

Hi Ramesh,

The most beneficial was the support of the facilitators...but also the tutorials that were well laid out, informative, and interactive. Thank you for the opportunity to participate. Is there anything else needed to achieve level 2? --Bmcmulle 01:29, 4 August 2010 (UTC)

--Bmcmulle 14:27, 2 July 2010 (UTC) Thank you for your messages...I apologize for not replying earlier. I've been on vacation for the past week but will endeavour to complete all activities within the next day. --Bmcmulle 00:07, 4 August 2010 (UTC)

Dear Bill, Can you share with us your experiences on what was most beneficial to you on learning wiki skills? --R C Sharma, PhD 14:13, 3 August 2010 (UTC)

(Comment.gif: Dear Bill, Hope you are reading the instructions on wiki skills. In case of any help needed, donot hesitate to ask for help. You can either email me or leave a message on my page. Warm Wishes. --Ramesh Sharma 19:58 30 July 2010 (UTC))

(Comment.gif: Hi Bill, Congratulations on attaining your Wiki Apprentice Level 1. If you have any questions please ask. Cheers ) --jennip 14:18, 28 July 2010 (UTC)

(Comment.gif: Dear Bill, Greetings. Have you decided on which optional community service (learning contract) project you would like to work on? Best wishes --Ramesh Sharma 15:23 26 July 2010 (UTC) )

(Comment.gif: Dear Bill, Great progress! As you have filled in your details in Profile section, please add your details to INFOBOX too by clicking on "edit" button on the top of your page. --Ramesh Sharma 20:52 23 July 2010 (UTC))

(Comment.gif: Hi Bill, You are very welcome to this eL4C41 Online workshop. I am your facilitator. Your work is impressive, you have done lot of work in Online Education already. Enjoy this workshop and donot hesitate to ask for help. You can either email me or leave a message on my page. Warm Wishes.--Ramesh Sharma 18:45, 21 July 2010 (UTC))

(Comment.gif: Welcome Bill. I am one of the co-facilitators for Group D. You are also welcome to contact me if you have any questions or require assistance. Cheers ) --jennip 03:47, 23 July 2010 (UTC)

(Comment.gif: welcome to WikiEducator - from a Canadian peer in Ottawa! Randy Fisher 23:03, 13 July 2010 (UTC))

  • Hi Bill, Welcome to WikiEducator. Great start on your user page. I integrated some boilerplate features with the text that you had already entered. Hope it's more help than confusion. Let me know if you have any questions. --Alison Snieckus 21:33, 19 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Thanks Alison...definitely more help than confusing. Cheers, Bill
    • You're quite welcome. Looks like you are finding your way around quite well...I saw your post on my page. Have you added an introduction yet, on the introductions page? It's another opportunity for real-time practice. Good to meet you. Your WikiNeighbor, --Alison Snieckus 19:42, 20 July 2010 (UTC)

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