Events

Grad Student Eduhacking CoP


Event Date & Time

  • November 28, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Teaching is an important part of many grad students’ present duties and future career plans. But insight into teaching and learning can not only enhance your teaching in the classroom; these same skills can be used to help bridge your specialized disciplinary understanding to new contexts. In this community, grad students who are interested in teaching and learning come (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…)

Instructional Design Community of Practice


Event Date & Time

  • November 29, 2017
    1:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Event Description

The ID CoP is a place where like-minded practitioners can come to connect with other Instructional/Learning/Course Designers at UBC, share ideas about integrating technology into learning environments, discuss hot topics and research, explore different platforms and trade examples such as problem-based learning, active learning, case scenarios, peer assessments and other learning modalities. (more…)

Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – November 30 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • November 30, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Event Description

In this session, you will learn the basics, plus some helpful tips to save you time while setting up your course in Canvas. Topics in this session will include general navigation of the Canvas interface, notifications and communication, content creation and organization, and assignments (including quizzes, discussions). This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – November 30 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 30, 2017
    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…)

Mid-year Faculty Check-in

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

As a follow-up to the New Faculty and Staff Orientation and the Orientation to Teaching this summer, new faculty are invited to a mid-year check-in with UBC’s Senior Advisor Teaching and Learning and Academic Director CTLT, Simon Bates, and CTLT educational consultant staff. Please join us for a morning of discussion and reflection. CTLT staff (more…)

Contract Faculty Marking Party


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2017
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

The Contract Faculty Community of Practice invites you to a Marking Party. Come and join your fellow contract faculty members in a quiet room where we can all concentrate on our grading as we prepare to return term papers and final assignments to our students. You can come for the whole day, or drop in (more…)

WeBWorK for Beginners! Using and Developing for the Open Problem Library

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2017
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

This hands-on workshop will cover how to both use existing problems and develop new problems for WeBWorK. WeBWorK is an open online homework system which was developed for math and is increasingly being used in engineering and science courses. Facilitated by instructors who are developing problems and using WeBWorK in their courses, this workshop will (more…)

Canvas Studio – December 4 2017


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2017
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Canvas Studio is a drop in space for anyone with questions related to UBC’s new learning management system Canvas. Here’s your chance to sit down with a Canvas expert and review your course design, explore migrating a Connect course to Canvas, and troubleshoot any challenges… ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

How Teaching Practices Influence Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 5, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

The TLEF project How Teaching Practices Influence Student Mental Health and Wellbeing reveals how instructional practices can have a positive impact on the student learning experience by promoting their wellbeing. This interactive session will share our findings, integrate ideas and share strategies via group discussions. Examples of applying some specific strategies will be shared to (more…)