Professional Development for Faculty

A collection of professional development opportunities and events for Faculty, including the Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop, the Course Design Intensive, as well as the New Faculty Orientation.

DIY Media Support Session – September 27 2017


Event Date & Time

  • September 27, 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…)

DIY Media Workshops: Adding Interactivity to Video with H5P


Event Date & Time

  • October 10, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Are you looking to add some interaction to your video learning resources?  This hands on session will present an overview of how to add interactive questions (multiple choice, multiple choice, missing words etc) to existing video content using h5p (https://h5p.org/). Participants should bring a laptop, register for a free account on the h5p site and (more…)

Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE) – Fall 2017


Event Date & Time

  • October 24, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • November 7, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • November 22, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event Description

T-BLE is now a 4-week immersive blended course aimed at instructors who are already teaching in the classroom and are considering moving to a blended environment. Participants will have an orientation to blended learning, an opportunity to redesign a module from a current course, and a chance to collaborate with others and gain authentic experience with the blended learning environment.

DIY Media Support Session – October 25 2017


Event Date & Time

  • October 25, 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…)

Course Design Intensive – Fall 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 6, 2017
    8:45 am - 4:30 pm
  • November 8, 2017
    8:45 am - 4:30 pm
  • November 10, 2017
    8:45 am - 4:30 pm

Event Description

The Course Design Intensive (CDI) is a 3-day workshop in which participants work, individually and collaboratively, to design or re-design a course they are (or will be) teaching. Throughout the workshop, participants will acquire a broadened understanding of course design concepts, and will gain skills and tools they can apply to their own course. The (more…)

DIY Media Workshops: Planning Your Video Project


Event Date & Time

  • November 21, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Planning a video project can be overwhelming. Where to begin? This session will provide guidance from media professionals on the many things to consider when undertaking a project, from the simple to the complex. ☰ Demonstration Session Type   Facilitator(s):  Jamil Rhajiak, UBC Communications  (and friends)   (more…)

DIY Media Support Session – November 29 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 29, 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…)

Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) – December 2017


Event Date & Time

  • December 12, 2017 - December 14, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Please note that the dates of this event are December 12, 13, 14 2017.  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 atmosphere, you will (more…)

Developing Your Skills as a Peer Reviewer of Teaching: Introductory Workshop – January 22 2018


Event Date & Time

  • January 22, 2018
    12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

The formative peer review of teaching is a process designed to provide feedback to instructors about their teaching.  It is an opportunity for all involved to engage in collegial conversations about teaching and student learning. Please join us for this experiential  workshop suitable for reviewers and reviewees in the peer review of teaching.  The peer review (more…)

Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) – May 2018


Event Date & Time

  • May 15, 2018 - May 17, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Please note that the dates of this event are May 15, 16, 17 2018.  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 atmosphere, you (more…)