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Event Date & Time

  • January 10, 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…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

As educators, we are often advised to use “facilitation” skills to promote student learning. If you are not quite sure what this means, nor how to “do” facilitation in your teaching, we invite you to join us in this session. By the end of this session, participants will be able to: define facilitation and briefly (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 14, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Many UBC faculty members are beginning to engage with principles and resources developed by UBC Wellbeing and the Wellness Centre. This session will detail how to incorporate these into the first-year curriculum in the context of a required first-year academic writing course. The instructor will share her syllabus and class assignments and provide a range (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 14, 2019
    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


Event Date & Time

  • January 14, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Event Description

 Canvas course analytics and quiz statistics can be useful tools for understanding how students are engaging with course materials and designs and identifying areas of challenge and success for students.  At this hands-on workshop, instructors will learn how to access and interpret information from Canvas’s built-in learning analytics tools and explore ways of putting that (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 15, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

In this session we will introduce community engaged learning (CEL) as a growing teaching strategy here at UBC.  We discuss what community engaged learning is, its principles, and the role of TAs in relation to instructor(s), student(s) and community partners/stakeholders.  We will explore the complexities, richness and challenges of these roles, and through discussion, activities (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 15, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Planning a media project can be overwhelming. Where to begin? This workshop for UBC Instructors and Staff will provide guidance from media professionals on the many things to consider when planning a media project, whether your project is simple or complex. Minimize your suffering; plan effectively! It doesn’t have to hurt! Workshop: 11:00am – 12:00pm (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 15, 2019
    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. Location: Emerging Media Lab, Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Room 183 (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 15, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Do you have trouble balancing your graduate studies and TA responsibilities? Do you stay up all night marking or preparing for class? Are you a procrastinator? If you answered “yes” to one or more of these questions, then this workshop is for you. Please come to this workshop prepared to be open and honest with (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 15, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Canvas is a learning management system that offers a variety of tools to support student learning in different disciplines. Did you know that you could make your students create videos and share them with the rest of the class on Canvas? In this session, we will discuss the different tools and how you can use (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 16, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

This event is a prototype workshop that is in development. For that reason, we are limiting registration to our CTLT colleagues for this run! Thanks for your understanding.  The “Design Your Life” approach is being introduced to the University as a way to support students in their career education. At CTLT, we have been invited (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Discussions are a valuable tool to engage students with the course material. However, facilitating a discussion can sometimes seem like a daunting task. What if the students are unwilling to participate? What if the discussion veers off-topic? What can we do to help the students walk away with a deep understanding of the subject? In (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 16, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

VENUE – TO BE CONFIRMED Learning Analytics is an emerging tool for understanding how students are engaging with and learning from course materials. This information can be used to improve instructional design and student outcomes. This workshop will also explore new analytics tools and research and engage participants in a discussion about what features and (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 16, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

VENUE – TO BE CONFIRMED As TAs, we are tasked with teaching highly diverse groups of students from a wide range of backgrounds.  This may present some challenges but also opens up many opportunities for students. In this session, we will create strategies to quickly identify and mitigate potential obstacles to learning while supporting the (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 17, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Come and join us for one to one design support for your online learning course and/or online materials.  Topics may include but are not limited to: establishing learning outcomes lining up outcomes with assessments creating meaningful learning interactions incorporating wellness and accessibility guidelines.  Drop-ins are welcome.  Facilitator: Chris Crowley, Manager, Learning Design, Centre for Teaching, Learning (more…)