Professional Development for Faculty

A collection of professional development opportunities and events for Faculty, including the Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop, the Course Design Intensive, as well as the New Faculty Orientation.

Online Learning Course Design Support Studio – April 25, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • April 25, 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…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – April 25, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • April 25, 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…)

UBC Studios Tour/Info Session and Lightboard Best Practices – April 30, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • April 30, 2019
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

9:30 am – 10:30 am – UBC Studios Tour/Info Session This hands-on studio tour will introduce you to the educational media support services available at UBC Studios for all UBC faculty and staff. The Tour/Info Session will begin with a short presentation / Q&A session. Our staff will then guide you through a hands-on tour (more…)

OLAF Drop-in Consultation: April 30, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • April 30, 2019
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Do you have an idea for how to improve a student’s learning experience or reach new student audiences through online learning? Would you like support making this idea a reality? Faculty are invited to attend this consultation session to learn about the Online Learning Advancement Fund (OLAF), created in 2019 to support the development of online (more…)

UBC Studios Tour/Info Session and Lightboard Best Practices – May 1, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • May 1, 2019
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

9:30 am – 10:30 am – UBC Studios Tour/Info Session This hands-on studio tour will introduce you to the educational media support services available at UBC Studios for all UBC faculty and staff. The Tour/Info Session will begin with a short presentation / Q&A session. Our staff will then guide you through a hands-on tour (more…)

Equity and Inclusion in Teaching and Learning: Student Perspectives


Event Date & Time

  • May 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

For anyone interested in practicing and supporting inclusive teaching practices, listening to and incorporating student voices is a crucial step. In this session, UBC student panelists with different backgrounds will share their knowledge, experience, and insights around equity and inclusion in the classroom. Discussion topics will include: How are equity and inclusion in the classroom (more…)

OLAF Drop-in Consultation: May 1, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • May 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Do you have an idea for how to improve a student’s learning experience or reach new student audiences through online learning? Would you like support making this idea a reality? Faculty are invited to attend this consultation session to learn about the Online Learning Advancement Fund (OLAF), created in 2019 to support the development of online (more…)

Online Learning Course Design Support Studio – May 2, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • May 2, 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…)

Healing the Wound with the Weapon: Post-Secondary Education and Reconciliation


Event Date & Time

  • May 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Kevin Lamoureux is the keynote speaker for Celebrate Learning Week 2019. This session will explore the role of institutions, such as universities, in reconciliation. We are not responsible for having created the problems, but we have all inherited the wreckage of broken relationships. We have also inherited tools and opportunities to create change. We will discuss (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – May 2, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • May 2, 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…)