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Event Date & Time

  • July 30, 2019 - July 31, 2020
    12:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

This self-paced online course aims to support a broad and diverse group of instructors – faculty, staff and students – in their teaching and learning professional development. This asynchronous course is offered on an ongoing basis. Please note that the current offering is developed for those who are beginning to teach and are looking to (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 19, 2019 - December 18, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Come join us at our daily 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

  • October 19, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 20, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 26, 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 September 2 at 9am PST (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 21, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

What is a script? What is a storyboard? Do you need them? How do you build them? This workshop for UBC Instructors and Staff will explore the fundamentals of DIY media scripting and storyboarding. We’ll look at examples of the wide range of approaches that can be taken, and give tips and tricks on how (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 21, 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

  • October 22, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

Effective question strategies can promote students’ comprehension, stimulate critical thinking, and enliven discussion. They can foster student involvement and facilitate a positive, active learning environment. Despite being a common communication strategy, using questions in teaching and learning is not a given and, as instructors, we may default to the use of “Any questions?” more than (more…)

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • October 22, 2019
    12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Join Langara, Kwantlen, BCIT, SFU, and UBC for an exciting half-day celebration of Open Access Week (Oct 21-27, 2019). This year’s theme from SPARC is Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge. Our keynote speaker, Jessie Loyer, will explore this question alongside participants through the lens of decolonization. The conversation will continue with local panelists (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 23, 2019
    12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

This workshop introduces a new UBC-grown voice-based PDF annotation tool, RichReview.net, specifically designed to support foreign language classrooms. Using RichReview.net, instructors and students can record their speech directly on a PDF document shared online, as a means to do  take-home oral assignments and give speech-based feedback. In this workshop, three UBC instructors will present their (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 23, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • October 30, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 6, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 13, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 20, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

At the end of the one-term course, you will be able to use concepts in evidence-based teaching to effectively teach a lesson in an undergraduate classroom, with emphasis on alignment of learning objectives, activities and assessment. UBC graduate students and postdocs from all disciplines are invited to participate.  Successful completion involves participation in 7 out (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 24, 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

  • October 24, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:15 pm

Event Description

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) builds a bridge between teaching and research in our disciplines. SoTL is the systematic inquiry into student learning to advance the practice of teaching. Celebrate SoTL Day, co-hosted by the Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISoTL), the Centre for Teaching, Learning, & Technology (CTLT), and (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 24, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

How do they get such great footage? Are you a UBC Instructor or Staff, and planning on filming your own video content? This hands on workshop will provide advice for DIY camera, lighting and audio. Media professionals will share tips, tricks, and best practices, and you’ll have an opportunity to try things out for yourself (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 24, 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…)