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Event Date & Time

  • June 3, 2016 - July 29, 2016
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Please register for this session using the ‘Register Now’ button in Green. Are you thinking of blending your course? Join us in Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE). T-BLE is a short, immersive blended course aimed at instructors who are already teaching in the classroom and are considering moving to a blended environment. The course (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 14, 2016 - August 12, 2016
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

This three-part working group is offered by the Writing Across the Curriculum Program (WAC). The WAC is a TLEF-funded collaboration between the Faculty of Science and the Writing Centre designed to support the teaching and learning of writing in the sciences (http://scwrl.ubc.ca/wac/). This summer, the WAC community of practice (CoP) will operate a three-part working (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 29, 2016
    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

  • June 30, 2016
    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

  • July 3, 2016 - July 10, 2016
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

*** Please note that the dates of this event are July 3, 9, 10 2016.  To register, please click on the link below to fill out an application ** Workshop Overview: This 3-day workshop consists of teaching practice, theory application, and topical sessions specifically relevant to Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students at UBC.  During the workshop (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • July 6, 2016
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

This three-hour workshop introduces best practices for designing more effective science writing assignments, including the importance of context, active thinking and learning strategies, and assessment (e.g. rubrics). During the workshop, participants have the opportunity to assess the design of their own assignment and receive feedback from peers. These workshops are offered by the Writing Across (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • July 6, 2016
    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 highlighting a tool or functionality of the edX Edge platform and then provide you with a space for hands-on work and guided support.

In this session, we will explore accessibility best practices for HTML and other course content, image and media accessibility, accessibility for mathematical content, universal design for learning, other details about making course content fully accessible.


Event Date & Time

  • July 7, 2016
    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

  • July 11, 2016 - July 14, 2016
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

*** Please note that the dates of this event are July 11, 12, 14.  To register, please click on the link below to fill out an application ** Workshop Overview: This 3-day workshop consists of teaching practice, theory application, and topical sessions specifically relevant to Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students at UBC.  During the workshop you (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • July 14, 2016
    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

  • July 18, 2016 - July 22, 2016
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

*** Please note that the dates of this event are July 18, 20, 22 2016.  To register, please click on the link below to fill out an application ** Workshop Overview: This 3-day workshop consists of teaching practice, theory application, and topical sessions specifically relevant to Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students at UBC.  During the workshop (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • July 19, 2016
    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. These workshops are offered (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • July 21, 2016
    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

  • July 25, 2016
    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 highlighting a tool or functionality of the edX Edge platform and then provide you with a space for hands-on work and guided support.

In this session, we will explore how to create a course using edX’s web-authoring tool Studio. We will explore such topics as structural hierarchy of an edX course, managing content publishing, and controlling content visibility.


Event Date & Time

  • July 26, 2016 - July 28, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

*** Please note that the dates of this event are July 26, 27, 28 (2016).  To register, please click “register now” to fill out an application ** Workshop Overview: This 3-day workshop, which focuses on teaching groups of students, is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. In a supportive (more…)