Teaching Portfolios: EduHacking CoP


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Description

Teaching portfolios and teaching dossiers are increasingly being expected from hiring committees to help making hiring decisions for teaching positions at colleges and universities. They are also used by reflective practitioners to track, reflect on, and develop their own teaching practice. In this meeting of the EduHacking CoP we will be discussing and working on (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – February 22 2018


Event Date & Time

  • February 22, 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…)

Managing@UBC Community of Practice


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2018
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Hi Everyone,  You voted in the survey, and we listened!  The next topic for the Managing@UBC Community of Practice is:  Providing Effective Feedback And Developing Your Team Members Do you ever feel like your 1:1s with your team are a waste of time?  Do you struggle with providing effective feedback to your team? Do you (more…)

Exploring the “Power of a Name”: An Interactive Workshop


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Please note: This event has been cancelled.  During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to explore a new learning resource developed through Indigenous Initiatives, The Power of a Name. This learning resource includes a film series and website that examine the complex history of building names at UBC’s Totem Park Residence, and features stories (more…)

ISS: Exploring How Canvas Analytics Can Be Used to Improve Teaching and Learning Outcomes – February 27th, 2018

ISS: Exploring How Canvas Analytics Can Be Used to Improve Teaching and Learning Outcomes – February 27th, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • February 27, 2018
    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Event Description

This workshop will introduce Instructional Support Staff [ISS] on how to locate and use basic analytics such as activity, submissions, participation, and page views in Canvas and how to think about that information in terms of how student engagement and refining teaching practices.  Participants will also learn how to interpret various activity graphs… ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

DIY Media Support Session – February 28 2018


Event Date & Time

  • February 28, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Are you working on an educational media project?  Are you planning to produce media content for your course but don’t know how to start? UBC Studios is offering a support session where professional media specialists can provide answers to your media production questions.  If you are wondering where to start on a media production, what (more…)

What if we were to talk about it? Engaging controversial topics in the classroom


Event Date & Time

  • February 14, 2018
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Against a background of societal divisions and growing tensions, the classroom can become a site for expressions of deep differences. As instructors we may witness an emotional flaring up of conflict among the students in the classroom, or we may face serious challenges to our own ideas, subject matter or ways of teaching. Often we (more…)

Creating a Course in edX – February 19 2018


Event Date & Time

  • February 19, 2018
    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…)

Creating a Course in edX – February 5 2018


Event Date & Time

  • February 5, 2018
    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…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – February 15 2018


Event Date & Time

  • February 15, 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…)