Best Practices of Using Lightboard to Create Educational Videos

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

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

Event Description

In this session, you will learn about the Lightboard, how it works, and unique ways to use this tool in order to present your information in clear and engaging ways that encourages student learning.  Facilitator: Dr. Matthew Yedlin, UBC Studios Faculty in Residence,  is a professor from Electrical Engineering that has pushed the boundaries and redefined learning (more…)

Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – August 24 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 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

Proctorio Vendor Presentation


Event Date & Time

  • August 8, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Interested in online invigilation of exams? UBC is currently conducting an RFP process to select a vendor (or vendors) to provide optional virtual proctoring services for students. Three vendors have been selected to provide presentations as part of the selection process. Join us for a vendor presentation from Proctorio. This session will be hosted virtually. (more…)

First Year Education & Experience Forum

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

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

Event Description

As a follow up to the successful launch of the First Year Experience Science Education Symposium, we invite all Faculty to participate in this campus-wide forum.  As the first steps in creating a First Year Experience Community of Practice, faculty members who teach first year students in any discipline are invited to come together to (more…)

Software Secure Vendor Presentation


Event Date & Time

  • August 9, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Interested in online invigilation of exams? UBC is currently conducting an RFP process to select a vendor (or vendors) to provide optional virtual proctoring services for students. Three vendors have been selected to provide presentations as part of the selection process. Join us for a vendor presentation from Software Secure. This session will be hosted (more…)

Examity Vendor Presentation


Event Date & Time

  • August 8, 2017 - August 9, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Interested in online invigilation of exams? UBC is currently conducting an RFP process to select a vendor (or vendors) to provide optional virtual proctoring services for students. Three vendors have been selected to provide presentations as part of the selection process. Join us for a vendor presentation from Examity. This session will be hosted virtually. (more…)

Moving from Connect to Canvas – August 23 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2017
    12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Event Description

In this 90-minute session, we’ll demonstrate the migration of a typical Connect course into Canvas. We’ll have a look at ‘what went where’; compare the most common tools and content areas in both systems; run through a checklist of clean up tasks to get you ready for a new session. We will not have our UBC Canvas environment ready for you to play with your own content. This session will be a sneak peek so you can start thinking about your own migration!. Note: We strongly encourage you to attend an Intro to Canvas Basics as a precursor to this migration workshop..
☰ Demonstration Session Type

Emerging Media Lab Orientation (includes demos of VR/AR/MR applications)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 30, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Description

This 90-minute orientation introduces the available tools and resources at the Emerging Media Lab, including an overview of the current virtual and augmented reality projects, how you can get involved, and hands-on demo of the tools. Tools that will be introduced includes the Microsoft Hololens, HTC Vive and other VR/AR equipment. (more…)

UBC Studios Hands-On Tour

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 29, 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…)

Best Practices of Using Lightboard to Create Educational Videos

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Dr. Matthew Yedlin is a professor from Electrical Engineering that has pushed the boundaries and redefined learning in a university. In this session, you will learn about the Lightboard, how it works, and unique ways to use this tool in order to present your information in clear and engaging ways that encourages student learning.  (more…)