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Event Date & Time

  • August 17, 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…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 19, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 26, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 27, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday July 3rd at 9am PST and closes on Friday July 7th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 21, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

This Facilitation Basics workshop is meant for TA Training Coordinators or senior TAs who will be delivering facilitated sessions focused on teaching enhancement for TAs. The workshop is also open to all graduate students who are interested in getting involved in TA Training in their departments. During this workshop, you will focus on developing key (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 22, 2017 - August 24, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Please note that the dates of this event are August 22, 23, 24 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 (more…)

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • August 22, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:30 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


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 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…)

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • August 25, 2017
    8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Need a semi quiet place to plug in and work on your Canvas course? The Canvas Summer Camp and Open Studio will be available all day from 8:30-2:45 on specific dates in August and September for you to work with Canvas experts who can answer your questions…
☰ Demonstration Session Type + ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2017
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

As you design or redesign your course, have you considered what you intend your students should take away from your course? What they should be able to know/do/feel by the end? Have you considered how these larger goals can be broken down into smaller objectives that can be addressed within each class of the course? (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Do you have an idea for a teaching and learning enhancement project and require additional resources? New faculty are invited to attend this orientation session to learn about the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF), created in 1991 to enrich UBC students’ learning experience. In this session, you will receive information about the TLEF criteria (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Welcome to Canvas! This introductory session to Canvas is designed to acquaint all new users with the Canvas Learning Management System. Topics in this session will include general navigation of the Canvas system, notifications and communication, discussion boards, using the SpeedGrader, uploading and editing course content, and assignments (including quizzes, discussions, papers). Note: You will need (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2017
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Teacher 1: “Involving students directly in their learning improves the extent and depth of their learning!” Teacher 2: “Yes, but active learning takes time, and there is too much content to cover!” This all-too-familiar exchange voices the concern that we have to choose between “teaching content” or “engaging learners.” Active learning, done well, does both (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 29, 2017
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

Event Description

Welcome to Canvas! This introductory online series is designed to acquaint all new users with the Canvas Learning Management System and how it can enhance teaching and learning Note: Participants should already be familiar with the features and functionality of Canvas by completing the Intro to Canvas Basics workshop.
☰ Demonstration Session Type

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 29, 2017
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Your syllabus is an important document that introduces the course and you to the students. It also sets forth your responsibilities and those of your students. Though templates exist for syllabus creation, there are many choices and a multitude of subtleties to consider when designing this document. In this session, we explore the characteristics and (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 29, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

In this interactive panel, faculty members who participate in the SoTL Seed program will share their tips and experiences from researching their own teaching practices. For more information about the program, see http://isotl.ctlt.ubc.ca/sotl-seed-fund/. Facilitators: Ido Roll & Adriana Briseno-Garzon (more…)