Instructional Design Community of Practice


Event Date & Time

  • May 31, 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…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – May 25 2017


Event Date & Time

  • May 25, 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) – May 18 2017


Event Date & Time

  • May 18, 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) – May 11 2017


Event Date & Time

  • May 11, 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) – May 4 2017


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…)

Sauder Curriculum Mapping Pilot Project


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…)

Graduate Students in Teaching


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…)

Students as Public Scholars In Training


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…)

Integrating Reflection into your Teaching Practice


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…)

Creating Inclusive Classrooms: Universal Design for Learners


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…)