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Event Date & Time

  • May 3, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:15 am

Event Description

Students enter the classroom with a variety of motivations, interests, expectations, and experiences – but, as instructors, how might we welcome all perspectives while ensuring that activities and assessment fit the needs of the learner and align with learning objectives? In this interactive workshop we introduce the Universal Design for Learners, a research-based framework, to (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 3, 2017
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Reflective practice offers a method for teachers and learners to benefit from personal feedback, providing opportunities to improve teaching and learning (Jay and Johnson, 2002; Rodgers 2002). Together in this interactive workshop we will consider reflection from the perspective of both teachers and learners. We will discuss a range of perspectives on reflection from the (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 3, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Studying the student experience as part of the development of a new teaching technology: The ComPAIR project at UBC This presentation introduces ComPAIR, an innovative peer-feedback and teaching technology being developed at UBC. Participants will engage with the application hands-on to learn about this new way to integrate comparison and peer feedback into other modes (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 3, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Student Evaluation of Teaching (SEoT) summary statistics are going through a transition and a new Integrated Reporting tool is now implemented. The Reporting Tool will be accessible to department heads and directors. If you are involved in using the results for evaluating instructors in your program, come to this session to learn about the steps (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 3, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

This hands-on studio tour will introduce you to the educational media support services available at UBC Studios for all UBC faculty and staff. The Open House will begin with a short presentation / Q&A session. Our staff will then guide you through a hands-on tour of the services at the Studio: Video Production Graphics and (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 3, 2017
    1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Event Description

In this presentation I discuss an open project that I gave to students in my class last semester. The purpose was to get them to bring philosophical ideas that we covered in class to the broader public. They produced podcasts, short stories, videos, songs, artworks, movies reviews and blog posts, all of which was posted (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 3, 2017
    1:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

In this session, we bring together panelists with a diverse set of experiences teaching as or with graduate students to discuss the role of graduate students in teaching, and teaching in the professional lives of graduate students. In what ways are graduate student already contributing to the teaching mission of the university? How might they? (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 4, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Washington University, Dr. Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger is the keynote speaker for Celebrate Learning Week. Cognitive psychologists have a long tradition of research illuminating processes of learning and memory, yet their findings have rarely penetrated educational practice. This situation is starting to change. I will report on a program of (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 4, 2017
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Each year, a portion of UBC-V student tuition is set aside to form the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF).  The TLEF is a unique opportunity for faculty and students to apply for funding to carry out projects seeking to improve the student learning experience at UBC-V.  Come to this event to see poster presentations (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 4, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

As part of a collaborative initiative among Learning Technology Rovers across faculties, this open house session is intended to provide more information about the types of support that faculty and staff have access to, and also an open space to talk about the current tools and learning technologies. Learning Technology Rovers (LTR’s) are co-op students (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 4, 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

  • May 4, 2017
    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

The session will share the initial results of detailed analysis of the courses (including all of the subjects, topics, and learning objects) in the Accounting specialization within the BCom program at Sauder. The main objective of the pilot project was to establish a potential curriculum mapping workflow and visualization provided by the “Tableau” analytics tool. (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 5, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Transforming Learning Spaces to Promote a Culture of Innovation in Teaching and Learning In 2016, UBC opened a new academic facility called Orchard Commons that combines living, learning, and working spaces and offers an opportunity to rethink learning space design based on a more holistic view of the student experience. With a mandate to create (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 5, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

This two-hour workshop introduces best practices for designing more effective formal science writing assignments, including the importance of context, active thinking and learning strategies, and assessment (e.g. rubrics). During the workshop, participants will focus on audience, purpose and genre for writing assignments, will have the opportunity to assess the design of their own assignment and (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 5, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Development of a Course-Level Graduate Teaching Assistant Program Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) play a pivotal role in undergraduate education; however, they often receive insufficient professional development to prepare them for effective teaching in a university setting. In the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, we have incorporated a course-level GTA development program into a large-enrollment (more…)