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Event Date & Time

  • February 25, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 3, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday December 4th at 9am PST and closes on Friday December 8th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 26, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Beyond tests: Utilizing authentic assessment at university While moving beyond the assessment of convenience, a critical examination of traditional assessment practices has led to the emergence of some alternatives. This session offers a set of macrostrategies for alternatives in assessment that entail demonstrating competence in (semi)authentic contexts. About the Facilitator: Shahid Abrar-ul-Hassan has been a (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 26, 2018
    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 27, 2018
    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Event Description

This workshop will introduce Instructional Support Staff [ISS] on how to locate and use basic analytics such as activity, submissions, participation, and page views in Canvas and how to think about that information in terms of how student engagement and refining teaching practices.  Participants will also learn how to interpret various activity graphs… ⚒ Hands-on Session Type


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Are you working on an educational media project?  Are you planning to produce media content for your course but don’t know how to start? UBC Studios is offering a support session where professional media specialists can provide answers to your media production questions.  If you are wondering where to start on a media production, what (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2018
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Hi Everyone,  You voted in the survey, and we listened!  The next topic for the Managing@UBC Community of Practice is:  Providing Effective Feedback And Developing Your Team Members Do you ever feel like your 1:1s with your team are a waste of time?  Do you struggle with providing effective feedback to your team? Do you (more…)

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2018
    12:15 pm - 2:00 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


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to explore a new learning resource developed through Indigenous Initiatives, The Power of a Name. This learning resource includes a film series and website that examine the complex history of building names at UBC’s Totem Park Residence, and features stories of relationships between UBC and Indigenous communities. (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Description

Teaching portfolios and teaching dossiers are increasingly being expected from hiring committees to help making hiring decisions for teaching positions at colleges and universities. They are also used by reflective practitioners to track, reflect on, and develop their own teaching practice. In this meeting of the EduHacking CoP we will be discussing and working on (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 1, 2018
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 13, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • April 3, 2018
    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.


Event Date & Time

  • March 1, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Are you an Instructor wanting to integrate a digital media project assignment into your coursework? Perhaps you are developing out a series of course lecture videos and not sure where to start. Join us for this hands-on exploration on the fundamentals of media scripting and storyboarding – the Pre-Production phase of a project – where all the planning takes place even before the camera starts rolling! ……


Event Date & Time

  • March 1, 2018
    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…)

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • March 5, 2018 - March 11, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Open Education Week, March 5-11, 2018, is an international event whose goal is to highlight how open education can help people meet their goals in teaching and learning. Each year, as part of Open Education Week, UBC showcases diverse events highlighting areas of open teaching and learning. These events include discussion forums, lectures, seminars, workshops, (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 5, 2018
    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…)


Event Date & Time

  • March 5, 2018
    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