Upcoming Events

October 20, 2014

Selecting An e-portfolio in the Health sciences: an Evidence-based Approach

Portfolio Community of Practice (CoP)

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room (Room 2.27)

There is a body of evidence around the use of e-portfolios in higher education. E-portfolios can provide a repository for students to create a body of work that can be used both during their studies and post-study for recruitment purposes.

Available Spaces: 8 / 14

October 21, 2014

Developing and Delivering Media using Kaltura and SnagIt

Connect Institute

9:00 am - 11:30 am
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room (Room 2.27)

As UBC moves towards a more flexible and engaging learning environment, increasing numbers of instructors are interested in creating and delivering effective videos in their courses. Now you can do this through Connect.

Connect’s new integration with Kaltura makes it easy for instructors to create videos on the fly and integrate them into course materials, discussions, assignments, and other course activities.

Available Spaces: 9 / 16

Problem Based Learning Network

Community of Practice

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room (Room 2.27)

Welcome to the first meeting of the PBL Network for the 2014-2015 academic year! Our first meeting will focus on Evaluation of performance as a central aspect of PBL for both tutors and students. This session will develop attendees’ understanding through critical discussion in large groups and smaller breakouts.

Available Spaces: 17 / 20

October 22, 2014

Becoming an Action Researcher: Researching Teaching

Research Methods in Higher Education

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Chilcotin Room 256

Interested in studying your own teaching practice? Curious about how to better understand and improve your instruction, curriculum design, student assessment practices, and professional development? This workshop will introduce you to the methodology of Action Research in education: an approach to research that involves instructors as researchers in their own classrooms. Action Researchers engage in systematic inquiry to better understand and improve their teaching and the social contexts of teaching.

Available Spaces: 22 / 40

Connect, Camtasia, Copyrights and Course Reserves Drop-In

Connect Institute

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room (Room 2.27)

Are you struggling with a particular feature(s) of Connect, want a quick recap or just need to discuss the structure of your course materials?  Do you have questions about copyright or need help creating your course reserves lists? Do you want some help getting started with using Camtasia?  If yes, come to the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology's weekly Wednesday afternoon drop-in - talk to the specialists and get one-on-one assistance with your Connect course!

Please note that these clinics are not a substitute for the Connect Institute workshops and other Connect sessions.

Available Spaces: 14 / 15

October 23, 2014

DIY Media Learning Community

DIY Media

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Seminar (Room 2.22 A/B)

The DIY Media Learning Community is a collection of UBC people (designers, media specialists, instructors, students, and other DIYers) who are creating or supporting the creation of DIY media. Do it yourself (DIY) is a term that describes a method of creating, modifying, or repairing something yourself.  Our community facilitates sharing and learning from each other.  Everyone is welcome!

Available Spaces: 13 / 15

TLEF Proposal Development Support: Weekly Drop-in Sessions

Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room (Room 2.27)

CTLT,  Faculty Support Units, and UBC Creative Studio staff are providing feedback and proposal development support for faculty wishing to submit TLEF proposals; support is being offered on topics such as pedagogy, assessment, media, technology integration, interaction, project scope and budget development.

Available Spaces: 22 / 22

WordPress and Wiki Clinic

Teaching and Learning Technologies

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Room 184

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress 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 resoling those questions.

Available Spaces: 10 / 12