Canvas Catalog Product Demonstration (limited seats – for staff as needed)


Event Date & Time

  • October 25, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Please join us for a demo of Canvas Catalog. Instructure will be walking us through the use of Catalog, an institution branded portal that would facilitate the listing of (and payment for) professional development courses, certification programs, continuing education programs, etc. Product experts will also be available to answer any questions we have about the (more…)

Graduate Student SoTL/TAR Project Support CoP


Event Date & Time

  • October 18, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Are you a graduate student interested in engaging in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)? Are you in the midst of a TAR (Teaching as Research) project? Interested in supporting others who are working on the same? Whether you are working through a project or just don’t know where to begin, join us for facilitated, (more…)

Creating a Course in edX – October 16 2017


Event Date & Time

  • October 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…)

Managing@UBC Community of Practice


Event Date & Time

  • October 26, 2017
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Help us welcome back the Managing@UBC Community of Practice!   Emotional decisions are a fact of life, but there are ways to cope better under pressure. Join us as we facilitate a discussion on ways to help overcome emotionally driven situations in the workplace. Please come prepared to discuss a time that you made an emotionally (more…)

Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – October 18 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • October 18, 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

Tension and Risk in Open Scholarship: A Conversation

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • October 26, 2017
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Description

We use “open” as though it is free of ideology, ignoring how much “openness,” particularly as it’s used by technologists, is closely intertwined with “meritocracy” — this notion, a false one, that “open” wipes away inequalities, institutions, biases, history, that “open” “levels the playing field.”  -Audrey Waters, From Open to Justice Spurred by the need (more…)

Graduate Student Teaching and Learning CoP


Event Date & Time

  • October 5, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Are you a graduate student interested in a deeper exploration of teaching and learning, perhaps to make it a focus in your career? Do you have insights and perspectives you would like to share with interested individuals? Do you have a particular challenge in your TAing or Teaching you would like to talk to someone (more…)

Canvas Studio – October 30 2017


Event Date & Time

  • October 30, 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 – October 16 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • October 16, 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 – October 25 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • October 25, 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