Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – October 5 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • October 5, 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 1 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • November 1, 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 – October 11 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • October 11, 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

Confronting Uncomfortable Conversations in the Classroom: A Pedagogy of Emotion


Event Date & Time

  • October 12, 2017
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Being a teacher can require us to engage in uncomfortable conversations that provoke and evoke an array of emotions for us as educators and for our students. For those of us in the social sciences and humanities, these conversations often emerge from the content of our courses which touch on issues of inequality, privilege, and (more…)

Learner Motivation: Expanding the Motivational Strategies Repertoire in Higher Education


Event Date & Time

  • October 23, 2017
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Expanding the motivational strategies repertoire in higher education Drawing upon the current research, this session focuses on how the construct of learner motivation can be actualized in a university setting. The issues and implications for motivational teaching will be addressed and viable strategies will be offered to expand teaching repertoires. About the Facilitator: Shahid Abrar-ul-Hassan (more…)

Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – October 2 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • October 2, 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

Motivation and Context (Exploring Indigenous Perspectives in Teaching Practice and Learning Design: Part 1)


Event Date & Time

  • October 3, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Exploring Indigenous Perspectives in Teaching Practice and Learning Design A three-part workshop series designed for anyone who is interested in integrating Indigenous content into a course they are developing. Participants are strongly encouraged to register for the entire series. Exploring Indigenous Perspectives in Teaching Practice and Learning Design builds off of aspects of the day-long (more…)

DIY Media Workshops: Adding Interactivity to Video with H5P


Event Date & Time

  • October 10, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Are you looking to add some interaction to your video learning resources?  This hands on session will present an overview of how to add interactive questions (multiple choice, multiple choice, missing words etc) to existing video content using h5p (https://h5p.org/). Participants should bring a laptop, register for a free account on the h5p site and (more…)

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


Event Date & Time

  • October 24, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • November 7, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • 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) – October 26 2017


Event Date & Time

  • October 26, 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…)