Muslim Literacy: Challenging problematic narratives about marginalized communities


Event Date & Time

  • November 9, 2017
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

This interactive 90 minute workshop uses video and discussion to highlight and deconstruct well meaning assumptions about Muslims in the West. Using a decolonial framework the workshop facilitates participants in discussion about how problematic narratives are created at large and how to address them using anti-Muslim racism as a case study.  The workshop is open (more…)

Introduction to Canvas Basics – November 8 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • November 8, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Event Description

In this session, 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). This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Canvas Studio – November 27 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 27, 2017
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Canvas Studio is a drop in space for anyone with questions related to UBC’s new learning management system Canvas. Here’s your chance to sit down with a Canvas expert and review your course design, explore migrating a Connect course to Canvas, and troubleshoot any challenges… ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Canvas Studio – November 20 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 20, 2017
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Canvas Studio is a drop in space for anyone with questions related to UBC’s new learning management system Canvas. Here’s your chance to sit down with a Canvas expert and review your course design, explore migrating a Connect course to Canvas, and troubleshoot any challenges ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Canvas Studio – November 6 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 6, 2017
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Canvas Studio is a drop in space for anyone with questions related to UBC’s new learning management system Canvas. Here’s your chance to sit down with a Canvas expert and review your course design, explore migrating a Connect course to Canvas, and troubleshoot any challenges… ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – November 30 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • November 30, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Event Description

In this session, 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). This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

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

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • November 15, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Event Description

In this session, 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). This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

DIY Media Workshops: Planning Your Video Project


Event Date & Time

  • November 21, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Planning a video project can be overwhelming. Where to begin? This session will provide guidance from media professionals on the many things to consider when undertaking a project, from the simple to the complex. ☰ Demonstration Session Type   Facilitator(s):  Jamil Rhajiak, UBC Communications  (and friends)   (more…)

Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE) – Fall 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 22, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event Description

T-BLE is now a 4-week immersive blended course aimed at instructors who are already teaching in the classroom and are considering moving to a blended environment. Participants will have an orientation to blended learning, an opportunity to redesign a module from a current course, and a chance to collaborate with others and gain authentic experience with the blended learning environment.

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


Event Date & Time

  • November 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…)