Lunch’n’Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – June 21 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • June 21, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Get an early start on creating your Fall courses. In 90 minutes, 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, papers). The last 30 minutes will be dedicated to Q&A and a skills practice Open Lab session for you to start building your Canvas courses. This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. Please bring your own computers.

Moving from Connect into Canvas – June 29 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • June 29, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

In this 90-minute session, we will 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.
☰ Demonstration Session Type

Lunch’n’Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – June 15 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • June 15, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Get an early start on creating your Fall courses. In 90 minutes, 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, papers). The last 30 minutes will be dedicated to Q&A and a skills practice Open Lab session for you to start building your Canvas courses. This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. Please bring your own computers.

Lunch’n’Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – June 20 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • June 20, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Get an early start on creating your Fall courses. In 90 minutes, 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, papers). The last 30 minutes will be dedicated to Q&A and a skills practice Open Lab session for you to start building your Canvas courses. This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. Please bring your own computers.

Lunch’n’Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – June 27 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • June 27, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Get an early start on creating your Fall courses. In 90 minutes, 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, papers). The last 30 minutes will be dedicated to Q&A and a skills practice Open Lab session for you to start building your Canvas courses. This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. Please bring your own computers. ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Supporting Scholarly Writing: Strategies from Systemic Functional Linguistics


Event Date & Time

  • June 13, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

This two-hour workshop introduces a Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL)-informed framework for supporting academic writing across the disciplines for users of English as an additional language in their first-year at UBC. In this approach, instructors and learners examine how writing functions simultaneously as representation (what is going on?), interaction (who is involved?), and message (how is (more…)

Putting Writing to Work: Designing Authentic and Effective Assignments


Event Date & Time

  • June 15, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

School writing too often requires students to simply repeat the knowledge they have gained through lectures and readings to an audience who doesn’t need it — the instructor. Rarely are they given a chance to write to different readers for the wide range of intentions that authors can have: to propose, argue, explain, instruct, challenge, (more…)

Learning Technology Innovation Pilots: Introductory Webinar and Call for Expressions of Interest

Learning Technology Innovation Pilots: Introductory Webinar and Call for Expressions of Interest


Event Date & Time

  • June 9, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

UBC has committed funds to support the development of capacity and expertise in emerging areas where innovation in learning technology can enhance student learning. Two thematic areas are currently being explored (see below) and Faculty input is needed to identify promising areas, topics and questions for further exploration. This webinar will present details of what (more…)

TLEF Evaluation Workshop

Series: TLEF


Event Date & Time

  • June 13, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

*This event is now full. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only* Evaluating a teaching and learning enhancement project is a challenging endeavour. What are appropriate goals for evaluation, and what approaches can achieve these? What claims can be made regarding the success of the project, and what evidence can back these up? In (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – June 24, 25, July 2 2017


Event Date & Time

  • June 24, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • June 25, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • July 2, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday May 15th at 9am PST and closes on Friday May 19th 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…)