Events

Canvas Studio – October 22, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • October 22, 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

Lunch’n’Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – October 22, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • October 22, 2018
    1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Event Description

In this session we will explore such topics as 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

VR Prototyping with WebVR (3-day Workshop)


Event Date & Time

  • October 22, 2018 - October 24, 2018
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Event Description

In this introductory 6-hour workshop, Meehae Song will introduce various VR Prototyping techniques using A-Frame, a web-based open source VR system (WebVR). Over the 3 days, she will cover emerging fundamentals of 3D space and UX/UI considerations for prototyping VR applications. The attendees will have a chance to work in A-Frame, quickly creating and exploring (more…)

II-Design Series: PART 2 Positionality and Place


Event Date & Time

  • October 23, 2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Indigenous Initiatives Design Series (“II-Design Series”) A three-part workshop series is for anyone who is interested in integrating Indigenous content into a course or learning project they are developing. The series has been intentionally designed to span 3 months, where participants have the opportunity to reflect on their learnings in between sessions and adapt the (more…)

EML Weekly Drop-in Demo Sessions – October 23, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • October 23, 2018
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Come join us at our weekly drop-in demo sessions, where you can learn more about the Emerging Media Lab and try out some VR/AR experiences! This event is open to anyone from the UBC community, including staff, students, and faculty. (more…)

Open but not Free: Invisible Labour in Open Scholarship (Open Access Week 2018)

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • October 24, 2018 - November 3, 2018
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Description

“When we think about ‘open’ and labor, who do we imagine doing the work? What is the work we imagine being done? Who pays? Who benefits? (And how?)” – Audrey Watters In recent years, the open scholarship movement has gained momentum by aiming to fundamentally transform how knowledge is created and shared. Making open access, open (more…)

Qualtrics Studio – October 25, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • October 25, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Qualtrics Studio This year UBC adopted a new survey tool Qualtrics. Qualtrics is a powerful tool that offers UBC Faculty, and staff with new functionality in survey creation, data-analysis, and reporting. Join us for the the bi-weekly qualtrics studio to explore qualtrics together and to receive support and guidance using this tool.  The session is (more…)

TLEF Proposal Development Drop-In Sessions – October 25, 2018

Series: TLEF


Event Date & Time

  • October 25, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

CTLT and Faculty support units will be hosting a series of drop-in sessions to help applicants in the development of their Large and Small TLEF Project proposals. Applicants can drop in to any of these sessions to talk about their project ideas and receive feedback and advice on topics such as pedagogy, assessment, media development, (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – October 25, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • October 25, 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…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – October 21, 27, 28 2018


Event Date & Time

  • October 27, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 28, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday September 10 at 9am PST and closes on Friday September 21 at 4:30pm. ***Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only (registering for the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office after registration closes*** *** (more…)