Strategies for integrating diversity through UDL: Inclusive classroom practices and course design for contract faculty


Event Date & Time

  • March 19, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

As contract faculty we often do not have the time and resources for professional development. We also might find ourselves overwhelmed with our course loads and the diverse needs of our students. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an empirically proven educational framework emphasizing that accessibility and inclusivity begin with changes to curriculum that are (more…)

Canvas Studio – March 25, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • March 25, 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

Canvas Studio – March 18, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • March 18, 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

Canvas Studio – March 11, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • March 11, 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

Canvas Studio – March 4, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • March 4, 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

Using the Learning Analytics Tool OnTask to Provide Timely, Personalized, and Actionable Feedback to Learners


Event Date & Time

  • March 20, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Instructors strive to create effective learning opportunities that encourage students to engage meaningfully with course content, participate in course activities, and take initiative in their own learning—and there are data-driven tools that can help. This hands-on workshop provides an overview of learning analytics, an emerging field that can support faculty and students in their teaching (more…)

What are our responsibilities as guests on Musqueam territory?: Engaging Learning about Indigenous Topics at UBC with International and Intercultural Audiences


Event Date & Time

  • March 5, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Indigenization, internationalization, and intercultural learning initiatives are often engaged separately within higher education, and there are good reasons for not collapsing them, but what generative possibilities are available at their intersections? Join us for a wide-ranging discussion about engaging international and intercultural student learning about Indigenous histories and contexts at UBC. The most recent draft (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – January 27, February 2, 3 2019


Event Date & Time

  • January 27, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 2, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 3, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday December 10 at 9am PST (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – March 2, 9, 10 2019


Event Date & Time

  • March 2, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 9, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 10, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday January 14 at 9am PST (more…)