Upcoming Events

December 24, 2014

Connect, Camtasia, Copyrights and Course Reserves Drop-In - Cancelled

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: 15 / 15

December 31, 2014

January 8, 2015

Teaching and Learning for the Heart and Mind

Community of Practice

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room (Room 2.27)

Join the Teaching and Learning for the Heart and Mind Community of Practice for the third meeting of the 2014/2015 academic year. Carol Ann Courneya will offer a short talk on her work with "Cardiac Artistry," to prompt discussion and feedback amongst members.

Available Spaces: 15 / 20

January 15, 2015

Getting Started With Connect – Part I

Connect Institute

9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Seminar (Room 2.22 A/B)

Please join us for Getting Started With Connect – Part I, a hands-on workshop that focuses on effective uses of the wide range of course content and communication and collaboration features available inConnect. This workshop will cover the Course Content and Communicate & Collaborate quadrants of Connect functionality.

Instructors completing this session will be able to plan, build and deliver their own course content to students and set up effective channels of communication and collaboration within their course such as discussions, blogs, journals and groups.

N.B.  This workshop does not cover Tests, Assignments, Rubrics, Course Management or the Grade Centre.  These topics are covered in Getting Started With Connect - Part II 

Available Spaces: 14 / 16

January 17, 2015

Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE) - Application Deadline

Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE)

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Are you looking for new approaches to teaching that will enhance student learning? Join us in Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE)!

T-BLE is a six-week immersive course for instructors who are interested in combining online and face-to-face teaching in their classroom. The course will be facilitated by Bonita Bray, Professional Development Strategist, Learning Ecosystem, CTLT, and Dr. Joseph Anthony, Health Professions Education Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine.

T-BLE will be delivered in a combination of face-to-face and online sessions, giving you an authentic experience with a blended learning environment. You will have the opportunity to redesign a module from a current course for a blended learning environment, with the support of your colleagues and facilitators. This is a great chance to collaborate with instructors across disciplines and gain insight into blended learning and flexible learning approaches.

ACTION: To sign up for the course, please complete a short online application by January 17, 2015http://www.ctlt.ubc.ca/tble-application.

January 20, 2015

Media in Teaching and Learning, the what, why and how

The Flipped Lab

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for the Flipped Lab Network event to learn about how instructors are using video and other media at UBC. Explore approaches they are using, challenges they have had and how their students have responded in this interactive session about video and media in the classroom.

Available Spaces: 47 / 50

Getting Started with Camtasia Studio for Windows

Learning Technology Institute

9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Seminar (Room 2.22 A/B)

Are you interested in providing your students with screencasts, narrated PPT’s or videos that are ‘wrapped’ with your own comments?  If so this workshop is for you.

UBC’s new site license for Camtasia, a video production and editing tool, makes it easy for you to create your own customized video course materials.

This hands-on Getting Started with Camtasia Studio for Windows workshop will introduce you to the Camtasia interface and some basic functionality such as:

  • recording a screencast or recording from a webcam and importing that video into Camtasia,
  • editing your project,
  • producing your project as a video
  • delivering your video to your students

We will be providing PCs but feel free to bring your own.  Please have Camtasia for Windows INSTALLED prior to session.   

Available Spaces: 16 / 16

January 21, 2015

Grad Student Peer Review of Teaching: Introduction to Peer Review Skills

Graduate Peer Review of Teaching

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Seminar (Room 2.22 A/B)

This workshop is intended for graduate students who have completed an Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) and are interested in being considered for CTLT’s team of volunteer graduate peer reviewers of teaching.

The peer review of teaching process introduced in this experiential workshop is intended primarily as a form of formative (and developmental) feedback.

Available Spaces: 11 / 21