Brightspace Student Focus Group – February 3 2017


Event Date & Time

  • February 3, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

How was your experience trying out a possible option to replace Connect? Tell us over a pizza lunch! If you are a student who piloted Brightspace in a course this term, The Learning Technology Environment Renewal team wants to hear from you! Our student representative is holding a focus group to discuss your experience on (more…)

Brightspace Exploratory Session for Faculty


Event Date & Time

  • February 3, 2017
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

UBC is piloting and evaluating two prospective learning management systems, Brightspace by D2L and Canvas by Instructure. In this session, you will get a hands-on introduction to Brightspace and contribute to the Learning Technology Environment Renewal project evaluation phase. The session will include a short presentation from a faculty member on the requirements identified by faculty (more…)

Canvas Exploratory Session for Faculty


Event Date & Time

  • February 2, 2017
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Event Description

UBC is piloting and evaluating two prospective learning management systems, Brightspace by D2L and Canvas by Instructure. In this session, you will get a hands-on introduction to Canvas and contribute to the Learning Technology Environment Renewal project evaluation phase. The session will include a short presentation from a faculty member on the requirements identified by faculty (more…)

Brightspace Exploratory Session for Faculty


Event Date & Time

  • February 1, 2017
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

UBC is piloting and evaluating two prospective learning management systems, Brightspace by D2L and Canvas by Instructure. In this session, you will get a hands-on introduction to Brightspace and contribute to the Learning Technology Environment Renewal project evaluation phase. The session will include a short presentation from a faculty member on the requirements identified by faculty (more…)

Instructional Design Community of Practice


Event Date & Time

  • February 8, 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…)

Supporting the Student as a Whole Person: Exploring the Connections Between Instructional Practices, Learning and Wellbeing


Event Date & Time

  • February 8, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Though instructors are always pressed for time to address course learning objectives, recent campus studies indicate that there are simple strategies that instructors can take to enhance the learning and wellbeing of their students. One of these is holistic approach to address the learning needs of students. This interactive workshop will highlight some of these (more…)

Open Practices: Teaching and Learning with Wikipedia Roundtable

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • February 1, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Join a roundtable of UBC instructors who have integrated Wikipedia-based assignments into their courses and who will share practical knowledge about their assignment models, what worked, what challenges were encountered, what support they had or needed, and things they would do differently.

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – February 23 2017


Event Date & Time

  • February 23, 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…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – February 16 2017


Event Date & Time

  • February 16, 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…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – February 9 2017


Event Date & Time

  • February 9, 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…)