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.

2019 Open Scholarship in Practice


Event Date & Time

  • October 25, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 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…)

DIY Media: Post Production Part 1 – October 29, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • October 29, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Post-production can seem daunting, but it really doesn’t have to be. Let’s make you an editor! In Part 1 of this series, we’ll give you an overview of the post-production process: from offloading & organizing your camera footage to exporting your final masterpiece with the correct settings. Using Adobe Premiere Pro, we’ll walk you through (more…)

DIY Media Support Drop-In Session – October 30, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • October 30, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Are you working on a media project? Planning to produce video content for your course but don’t know where to start? UBC Studios is offering a drop-in media support session where professional media specialists are available to provide answers to your questions.  If you are wondering: where do I start? what resources are available on (more…)

Online Learning Course Design Support Studio – October 31, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • October 31, 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…)

DIY Media: Post Production Part 2 – October 31, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • October 31, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Interested in taking your post-production skills to the next level? In Part 2 of this series, we’ll take a deeper dive into post-production: we’ll look at advanced editing concepts such as titling, audio and colour correction tools within Premiere, integration with other Adobe editing programs (After Effects, Audition, Encoder), and address your burning questions from (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – October 31, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • October 31, 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…)

DIY Media: Intro to Podcasting – November 5, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • November 5, 2019
    1:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Event Description

Want to get started with podcasting but not sure where to begin? Or do you want to improve the audio quality in your videos? Then this session is for you! During this workshop for UBC faculty and staff, we’ll cover a number of topics including: audio recording and editing, getting your podcast heard, and specific (more…)

Online Learning Course Design Support Studio – November 7, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • November 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…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – November 7, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • November 7, 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…)

Online Learning Course Design Support Studio – November 14, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • November 14, 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…)