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Event Date & Time

  • February 18, 2017 - February 25, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday January 9th at 9am PST and closes on Friday January 13th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this event (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 20, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

As part of the evaluation phase of the Learning Technology Environment Renewal Project, representatives from  D2L (Brightspace) will make a 3-hour public presentation on February 20 at 9:00am. Any faculty, students and instructional support staff are welcome to attend to learn more about the system.  (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 21, 2017 - February 22, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

As part of the evaluation phase of the Learning Technology Environment Renewal Project, representatives from Instructure (Canvas) will make a 3-hour public presentation on February 21 at 9:00am. Any faculty, students and instructional support staff are welcome to attend to learn more about the system.  (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 21, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Science today is communicated (and miscommunicated) in a variety of digital forms, including social media, blogs and online videos, and many students leave university unable to communicate effectively and appropriately in these forms. This two-hour workshop introduces alternatives to the traditional lab reports or papers often used as the only tools to teach communication skills (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 22, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

As part of evaluation phase of the Learning Technology Environment Renewal Project, representatives from  D2L (Brightspace)] will be available to answer any questions from faculty, students, or instructional support staff from 9:00am – 4:00pm on February 22, 2017. Any faculty, students, or instructional support staff are welcome to drop in to learn more about the system. (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 22, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

As part of evaluation phase of the Learning Technology Environment Renewal Project, representatives from Instructure (Canvas)  will be available to answer any questions from faculty, students, or instructional support staff from 9:00am – 4:00pm on February 22, 2017. Any faculty, students, or instructional support staff are welcome to drop in to learn more about the system. (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 22, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Are you working on an educational media project?  Are you planning to produce media content for your course but don’t know how to start? UBC Studios is offering a support session where professional media specialists can provide answers to your media production questions.  If you are wondering where to start on a media production, what (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 22, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

This two-hour workshop focuses on how to teach students to write clearly for audiences within, and outside, their discipline, focusing on issues at the sentence level. The workshop introduces activities and techniques for teaching concise writing with clear sentence structure, while appropriately using technical jargon. Participants will have the opportunity to practice giving feedback on (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 23, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

This two-hour workshop focuses on teaching and mentoring strategies for helping students develop a better writing process. Participants will consider how to structure writing assignments to help students better engage with scientific concepts, more thoughtfully plan their writing and arguments and take greater responsibility for the development of their writing skills. (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 23, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki for Teaching and Learning or Administrative purposes. Participants should come prepared with a list of questions specific to their sites when attending this session. Specialists at the clinic will assist you in addressing and resolving those (more…)

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • February 27, 2017
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

As you prepare for your courses, chances are you may want to incorporate educational resources such as images, videos or quiz questions from different sources into your own materials. There are millions of openly licensed resources, from full courses and textbooks to tests banks and images, that are available for others to freely use. These (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 2, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

For a list of upcoming edX sessions, click here. UBC is adding edX to the “evolving ecosystem of learning technology platforms, tools and applications on campus”. edX can be used to provide a blended learning experience for campus-based courses, as well as UBC online and distance courses. In each of these sessions we will be (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 2, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki for Teaching and Learning or Administrative purposes. Participants should come prepared with a list of questions specific to their sites when attending this session. Specialists at the clinic will assist you in addressing and resolving those (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 7, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The digital timeline – Time and Place at UBC: Our Histories and Relations – is currently undergoing exciting developments to create a new timeline row that presents the history of the Musqueam Nation. In this session, the project team will share updates on the project and engage participants in discussing how the newly developed resource (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 9, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki for Teaching and Learning or Administrative purposes. Participants should come prepared with a list of questions specific to their sites when attending this session. Specialists at the clinic will assist you in addressing and resolving those (more…)