i>clicker/REEF Polling Workshop


Event Date & Time

  • March 22, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

*Please note this event has been cancelled* This will be an interactive session with insights into how mobile polling can be used in tandem with i>clicker remotes in the classroom to enhance the student experience through engagement and deeper learning. We will also demonstrate how REEF Polling makes the instructor’s job easier with simple set (more…)

Open Education Week: Rethinking Open Education

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • March 28, 2017
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Event Description

The Failure of Access: Rethinking Open Education There is little formal evidence that open education has an impact on increasing access to learning or making education more equitable; instead, the emerging picture is that open education has been largely embraced as a tool by those already privileged with access to education and learning resources. The (more…)

Cultural Humility in Teaching and Learning:  Conversation with Dr. Evan Adams

Cultural Humility in Teaching and Learning: Conversation with Dr. Evan Adams


Event Date & Time

  • March 21, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Please join us for an exploration of cultural humility and what it means for how we teach and learn. We will hear from Dr. Evan Adams, Chief Medical Officer of the First Nations Health Authority and a trailblazer in promoting cultural humility within the healthcare system.

State and Directions of Learning Analytics Adoption


Event Date & Time

  • March 21, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

The Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISoTL) is excited to host Professor Dragan Gasevic, Chair in Learning Analytics and Informatics from University of Edinburgh, to talk about State and Directions of Learning Analytics Adoption.  The analysis of data collected from user interactions with educational and information technology has attracted much attention as (more…)

Virtual/Augmented Reality and the Rise of Spatial Teaching


Event Date & Time

  • March 14, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Dr. Ray Hsu from the department of Gender, Race and Social Justice, and founder of the Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Group at UBC will  present on the use of learning technology in the classroom. There will be opportunities for interactive sessions with the virtual reality technology, which can provide many new possibilities for our work with (more…)

Open Scholarly Practice

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

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

Event Description

In this session, we’ll explore ideas of scholarly practice in the digital age and how they can inform or be applied to teaching and learning. How has scholarly practice changed and what are the possibilities that open practices and platforms open up when students and faculty members become co-creators engaged in meaningful, generative work?

Musqueam-UBC Timeline Project Update and Feedback (Rescheduled)


Event Date & Time

  • March 7, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The digital timeline – Time and Place at UBC: Our Histories and Relations – is currently undergoing exciting developments to create a new timeline row that presents the history of the Musqueam Nation. In this session, the project team will share updates on the project and engage participants in discussing how the newly developed resource (more…)

Creating a Course in edX – March 16 2017


Event Date & Time

  • March 16, 2017
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

For a list of upcoming edX sessions, click here. UBC is adding edX to the “evolving ecosystem of learning technology platforms, tools and applications on campus”. edX can be used to provide a blended learning experience for campus-based courses, as well as UBC online and distance courses. In each of these sessions we will be (more…)

Creating a Course in edX – March 2 2017


Event Date & Time

  • March 2, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

For a list of upcoming edX sessions, click here. UBC is adding edX to the “evolving ecosystem of learning technology platforms, tools and applications on campus”. edX can be used to provide a blended learning experience for campus-based courses, as well as UBC online and distance courses. In each of these sessions we will be (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – March 30 2017


Event Date & Time

  • March 30, 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…)