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Event Date & Time

  • February 25, 2019
    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


Event Date & Time

  • February 26, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Come join us at our weekly drop-in demo sessions, where you can learn more about the Emerging Media Lab and try out some VR/AR experiences! This event is open to anyone from the UBC community, including staff, students, and faculty. Location: Emerging Media Lab, Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Room 183 (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 26, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Threadz is a plugin tool for Canvas that allows users to visualize the social dynamics of their discussion forums. This tool can be deployed as either an instructor-facing tool or for both students and instructors to see and use. In this workshop, we will survey the literature on Social Network Analysis, introduce Threadz, and cover (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 27, 2019
    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, open education, UDL, peer assessments and other learning modalities. Facilitators:  Afsaneh (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Join us face-to-face or virtually for one on one consultations with Learning Designers to explore ways to enhance your students’ online learning experience. Bring your courses, ideas and questions, and together we will explore how to incorporate new approaches into your teaching practice. We can give guidance to incorporate online instructional strategies that support:  Motivating students (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Qualtrics Studio UBC adopted a new survey tool Qualtrics. Qualtrics is a powerful tool that offers UBC Faculty, and staff with new functionality in survey creation, data-analysis, and reporting. Join us for the the bi-weekly qualtrics studio to explore qualtrics together and to receive support and guidance using this tool.  The session is geared towards (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2019
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

In this session we will explore such topics as 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


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2019
    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…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 2, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 9, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 10, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday January 14 at 9am PST (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 4, 2019
    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

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • March 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

In December 2015 Daniel Heath Justice (author of “Why Indigenous Literature Matters”) began a Twitter campaign to share the names of Indigenous writers. The reason for his efforts was to “…push back against the frequent assumptions that our literary history is any less complex, robust, or diverse than that of other peoples.”[1] To celebrate Open Education Week (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 5, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Indigenization, internationalization, and intercultural learning initiatives are often engaged separately within higher education, and there are good reasons for not collapsing them, but what generative possibilities are available at their intersections? Join us for a wide-ranging discussion about engaging international and intercultural student learning about Indigenous histories and contexts at UBC. The most recent draft (more…)

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • March 6, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:10 pm

Event Description

Open Education Week is a global celebration of free and open sharing in education. On March 6th, join UBC, SFU, BCIT, KPU, Langara, Douglas, BCcampus and more post-secondary partners at KPU-Richmond for a day of hands-on learning to mark the occasion. Gather with faculty, librarians, instructional designers, educational technologists and other education stakeholders for a (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 6, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Peer review has a growing and important role in higher education, as different platforms and tools can be leveraged to assign students reliable and beneficial peer review at scale. Join us at the LT Hub for a monthly hands-on drop-in studio to explore and get support using UBC-supported peer review tools. During the studio, we (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 7, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Join us face-to-face or virtually for one on one consultations with Learning Designers to explore ways to enhance your students’ online learning experience. Bring your courses, ideas and questions, and together we will explore how to incorporate new approaches into your teaching practice. We can give guidance to incorporate online instructional strategies that support:  Motivating students (more…)