Upcoming Events

January 26, 2015

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

Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE)

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online

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 26, 2015http://www.ctlt.ubc.ca/tble-application.

January 27, 2015

ePortfolios As Flexible Learning Spaces - Cancelled

Portfolio Community of Practice (CoP)

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

How can ePortfolios support Flexible learning? What is the role of ePortfolios in helping learners to become more self-directed learners? How can ePortfolios provide and support individual learning pathways. Join us for a discussion about how ePortfolios enhance and support more flexible and individualized learning.

Available Spaces: 15 / 20

January 28, 2015

Instructional Design Community of Practice

Instructional Design Community of Practice

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Seminar (Room 2.22 A/B)

The Instructional Design (ID) Community of Practice aims to be a self-sustaining community where like-minded members connect with others, online and face to face, about integrating technology, instructional design practices, discussing hot topics, exchanging best practices, sharing the latest tricks for technology tools, trading examples of delivery methods, collaborating for research, exploring evaluation techniques, and much more...

Available Spaces: 8 / 25

Getting Started With Connect – Part II: Assignments, Tests and Course Management

Connect Institute

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room (Room 2.27)

Please join us for Getting Started With Connect – Part II, a hands-on workshop that focuses on effective ways to:

·       Develop, deliver and grade student assignments and tests;

·       Provide feedback using rubrics;

·       Make use of the course management options; and

·       Use the Grade Centre functionality available in Connect.

This workshop will cover the Assess Student Learning and Course Management  quadrants of Connect functionality. Instructors completing this session will be able to plan, develop and deliver assignments and tests, set up rubrics for streamlined grading, manage your course and use the power of the Grade Centre.

N.B.  This workshop does not cover Course Content or Communication and Collaboration areas. These topics are covered in Getting Started Part 1

Available Spaces: 11 / 16

Connect, Camtasia, Copyright and Course Reserves Drop In

Connect Institute, Learning Technology Institute

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

Note: From 1-2PM, Connect support will be held at the Learning Technology Hub located on the 3rd floor at AMS Tutoring.

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!

Office Mix: Demonstration and Q&A Session

Learning Technology Institute

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Dodson Room 302

This session will provide an overview of Office Mix, a demo of the service, and then a Q&A session with members of the team. By the end of the session you’ll be able to create and publish your own online lesson for anyone to view.

Available Spaces: 37 / 50

Office Mix: Demo and Q&A

Community of Practice

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Seminar (Room 2.22 A/B)

This session will provide an overview of Office Mix, a demo of the service, and then a Q&A session with members of the team. By the end of the session you’ll be able to create and publish your own online lesson for anyone to view.

Available Spaces: 12 / 15

January 29, 2015

WordPress and Wiki Clinic

Learning Technology Institute

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Lillooet Room 301

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 questions.

Please take a moment and register for the WordPress and Wiki support clinic. Also note the clinics are not a substitute for the WordPress and Wiki Basics sessions.