Celebrate Learning Week

Celebrate Learning Week is a week-long initiative which celebrates teaching and learning opportunities at UBC. Members of the UBC teaching and learning community are encouraged to attend and participate in Celebrate Learning Week by either attending events and/or coordinating events.  Event structures range from open lectures, information sessions, student advising activities, poster sessions, workshops and more.

Learning with Lynda.com


Event Date & Time

  • April 30, 2018 - May 6, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Meet your learning goals by accessing Lynda.com’s flexible and diverse resources from anywhere and at any time! UBC staff and faculty have free and unlimited access to Lynda.com, which offers thousands of video tutorials on business, creative, and technology skills. With so many tutorials available, UBC Human Resources has spotlighted a few of the options (more…)

Learning Technology Innovation Summit


Event Date & Time

  • April 30, 2018
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Event Description

Explore the future of teaching and learning at the Learning Technology Innovation Committee’s Innovation Summit. This full day of events features a keynote address from special guest speaker Dr. Joseph Aoun, President of Northeastern University and author of Robot Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, as well as conversations with students, colleagues, (more…)

Capture, Integrate, Reflect and Connect Learning with ePortfolios (CIRCle 2018)


Event Date & Time

  • May 1, 2018
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Event Description

CIRCLe 2018 is a one-day conference hosted by UBC Faculty of Arts, partnering with the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT), that explores the role of e-portfolios in higher education and professional practices. We will inquire into how e-portfolios might be used to create a bridge between academic learning and professional identity and how (more…)

Graduate Students in Teaching, Mini Conference 2018


Event Date & Time

  • May 1, 2018 - May 2, 2018
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Event Description

The 2018 Graduate Students in Teaching, Mini-Conference (GSiT) organizing committee is looking forward to welcoming Presenters and Attendees to UBC, Vancouver Campus, May 1 & 2,  2018. This conference is an opportunity for students to focus on the present and future role of graduate students in teaching: graduate students teaching now, as well as graduate (more…)

Seeds & STEM


Event Date & Time

  • May 1, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Drop by the Neville Scarfe Foyer (just outside the Education Library) to ask a question, participate in some discussion and get your hands dirty with some “Seedy” fun. Plant a seed, make a thematic button, take a pic at our Green Screen Photo Booth, learn about the UBC Seed Lending Library and some of the (more…)

Emerging Media Lab Immersive Learning Orientation


Event Date & Time

  • May 1, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

This drop in session will present the vision of UBC’s Emerging Media Lab (EML – http://eml.ubc.ca/ ) as a space dedicated to exploring how emerging technologies are evolving the way we learn. Currently the EML serves two roles in the UBC community: 1) to enhance teaching and learning with immersive technologies such as Virtual Reality (more…)

Indian Horse Screening


Event Date & Time

  • May 1, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Description

Join the First Nations House of Learning for this special screening of the feature film Indian Horse, an adaptation of Richard Wagamese’s award-winning novel. The film is an important drama that sheds light on the dark history of Canada’s Residential Schools and the indomitable spirit of Indigenous peoples. About the Story: In late 1950s Ontario, (more…)

2018 Open Scholarship In Practice


Event Date & Time

  • May 2, 2018
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Open scholarship, which encompasses open science, open access, open data, open education, and all other forms of openness in the scholarly and research environment, is transforming how knowledge is created and shared. Join us for a full day of hands-on workshops exploring the practice of open scholarship from new tools that can increase the reproducibility (more…)

Livestream – “Unbounded Spaces: Designing Learning Spaces With the Rights of the Learner in Mind”


Event Date & Time

  • May 2, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:15 am

Event Description

Livestream – “Unbounded Spaces: Designing Learning Spaces With the Rights of the Learner in Mind” Keynote Speaker: Robert Talbert Professor of Mathematics, Grand Valley State University and Scholar-in-Residence, Steelcase Inc. Join us for an exclusive viewing of the UBC Okanagan Learning Conference Keynote speaker from the newly renovated Hennings 200 Active Learning Theatre. Abstract: What (more…)

Enhance Learning through Coaching: an interactive session to explore how you can leverage Coaching@UBC to further your learning – May 2


Event Date & Time

  • May 2, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

There are a wide range of ways to learn at UBC. Some of these ways include conferences, workshops, virtual learning, apprenticeship and coaching. Join Coaching@UBC for an informative and interactive event to explore how coaching can support UBC staff and faculty to increase learning effectiveness to achieve goals and desired change. This session is designed (more…)