When Are We Going to be Ready? Faculty Experiences Introducing Indigenous Content as Non-Specialists


Event Date & Time

  • May 2, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

A faculty panel featuring instructors across different fields and disciplines who are actively responding to TRC and other calls to action by integrating Indigenous content in their courses. Come hear what motivated these instructors to do so, and learn from their experiences, challenges, and successes. Contributors: Neil Armitage, Amy Metcalfe, Moss Norman, Jennifer Peterson, Stefania Pizzirani (more…)

Exploring the CURE: A Symposium on Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences


Event Date & Time

  • May 2, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Exploring the CURE: A UBC-based symposium bringing together life science educators with shared interests in Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences Course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) have been developing since at least 2000 at the University of British Columbia. This pedagogical innovation is consistent with UBC’s strategic vision of providing its undergraduates with opportunities for enhanced educational (more…)

2017 TLEF Showcase


Event Date & Time

  • May 4, 2017
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Each year, a portion of UBC-V student tuition is set aside to form the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF).  The TLEF is a unique opportunity for faculty and students to apply for funding to carry out projects seeking to improve the student learning experience at UBC-V.  Come to this event to see poster presentations (more…)

Creating a Course in edX – May 16 2017


Event Date & Time

  • May 16, 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…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – May 23, 24, 26 2017


Event Date & Time

  • May 23, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 24, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 26, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday March 27th at 9am PST and closes on Friday March 31st 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 (more…)

Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning


Event Date & Time

  • May 4, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Washington University, Dr. Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger is the keynote speaker for Celebrate Learning Week. Cognitive psychologists have a long tradition of research illuminating processes of learning and memory, yet their findings have rarely penetrated educational practice. This situation is starting to change. I will report on a program of (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – May 21, 27, 28 2017


Event Date & Time

  • May 21, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 27, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 28, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday March 13th at 9am PST and closes on Friday March 17th 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 (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – May 7, 13, 14 2017


Event Date & Time

  • May 7, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 13, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 14, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday February 27th at 9am PST and closes on Friday March 3rd 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…)

DIY Media Support Session – May 31 2017


Event Date & Time

  • May 31, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Are you working on an educational media project?  Are you planning to produce media content for your course but don’t know how to start? UBC Studios is offering a support session where professional media specialists can provide answers to your media production questions.  If you are wondering where to start on a media production, what (more…)

Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) – May 2017


Event Date & Time

  • May 8, 2017 - May 10, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Please note that the dates of this event are May 8, 9, 10 2017.  To register, please click “register now” to fill out an application. Workshop Overview: This 3-day workshop, which focuses on teaching groups of students, is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. In a supportive atmosphere, you (more…)