Events

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – November 20, 21, 23 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 20, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 21, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 23, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday September 25th at 9am PST and closes on Friday September 29th 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…)

Canvas Studio – November 20 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 20, 2017
    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

DIY Media Workshops: Planning Your Video Project


Event Date & Time

  • November 21, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Planning a video project can be overwhelming. Where to begin? This session will provide guidance from media professionals on the many things to consider when undertaking a project, from the simple to the complex. ☰ Demonstration Session Type   Facilitator(s):  Jamil Rhajiak, UBC Communications  (and friends)   (more…)

Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE) – Fall 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 22, 2017
    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.

Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – November 22 2017

Series: Canvas Training


Event Date & Time

  • November 22, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:45 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

Using Focus Groups in SoTL/TAR Projects – For Graduate Students


Event Date & Time

  • November 22, 2017
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Focus groups are utilized for variety of purposes inside and outside of academia. This workshop offers an overview of conducting focus groups as a qualitative approach for program design and evaluation. One application of the method informs instructional designs in higher education. This workshop provides an introduction to planning, administrating and analyzing focus groups. This (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – November 23 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 23, 2017
    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…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – November 25, 26, December 2 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 25, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 26, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • December 2, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday October 9th at 9am PST and closes on Friday October 13th 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…)

Creating a Course in edX – November 27 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 27, 2017
    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…)

Canvas Studio – November 27 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 27, 2017
    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