Drop-in Session: LOFT Interactive Display


Event Date & Time

  • November 18, 2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Educators are exploring ways to enhance participation, collaborative learning and improve outcomes in their classrooms. In this drop-in demonstration, we will explore the use of interactive educational displays and tools designed for educators and students by Loft Tech.  Instructors will have the opportunity to utilize this technology and test the touchscreen and stylus. The whiteboarding (more…)

Technology Designed for Learning Outcomes – LOFT Interactive Display


Event Date & Time

  • November 18, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Educators are exploring ways to enhance participation, collaborative learning and improve outcomes in their classrooms. In this demonstration, we will explore the use of interactive educational displays and tools designed for educators and students by Loft Tech.  Instructors will have the opportunity to utilize this technology and test the touchscreen and stylus. The whiteboarding software (more…)

Student Evaluations of Teaching (SEoT) Open Forum


Event Date & Time

  • November 25, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The cross-campus working group on Student Evaluations of Teaching, co-chaired by Dan Pratt (Emeritus Professor of Education and Senior Scholar, CHES at UBC Vancouver) and Peter Arthur (Professor of Teaching, Okanagan School of Education at UBC Okanagan), is hosting an open forum on student evaluations of teaching on November 25, 3-5pm in Woodward IRC Room 5 at (more…)

Understanding and Supporting Indigenous Students


Event Date & Time

  • November 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

What would support for Indigenous students look like in departments, faculty and by staff? What are some of the ways in which Indigenous students approach and experience their education processes differently from other student groups? This session invites you to approach these questions with the concept of “bandwidth,” which helps us consider underlying factors of (more…)

Postdoctoral Fellows’ Teaching Internship Orientation


Event Date & Time

  • November 27, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

The Postdoctoral Fellows’ Teaching Internship (PDTI) is a teaching development program designed specifically for UBC postdocs who are interested in pursuing academic teaching as a part of their career. You will gain a foundational teaching skills in an Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW Nov 17, 23, 24) and apply these in the practicum through guest lectures and mentored (more…)

When Will We Be Ready? Sharing Responsibility for Indigenous Engagement in Teaching and Learning

When Will We Be Ready? Sharing Responsibility for Indigenous Engagement in Teaching and Learning


Event Date & Time

  • November 6, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event Description

**Registration is full. Please sign up for the waitlist HERE What is the context for “mandatory curricula” related to Indigenous content in your department or Faculty? What impacts does this have on you and colleagues whose focus includes Indigenous studies? These questions and many more will be discussed at the “When Will We Be Ready?” session co-sponsored (more…)

Learning Analytics Hackathon


Event Date & Time

  • November 2, 2019
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 3, 2019
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

  **Registration is full. Please sign up for the waitlist HERE    Have you ever wanted to explore the UBC Course Calendar data? Did you know that Canvas has an API that allows you to access and explore your learning data with code? Please join us for the UBC Learning Analytics Hackathon November 2 – 3 (more…)

Planning for Open: Adapting and Creating OER and Open Textbooks


Event Date & Time

  • November 4, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED** Open educational resources (OERs) are learning materials such as textbooks, videos, problem banks and more that are licensed to allow others to reuse, revise, remix, redistribute, and retain free of cost. When introduced into a course, OERs such as open textbooks make education more accessible and affordable for students. For (more…)

DIY Media: Intro to Podcasting – November 5, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • November 5, 2019
    1:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Event Description

Want to get started with podcasting but not sure where to begin? Or do you want to improve the audio quality in your videos? Then this session is for you! During this workshop for UBC faculty and staff, we’ll cover a number of topics including: audio recording and editing, getting your podcast heard, and specific (more…)

Planning for Open: Integrating and Using OER in Your Teaching


Event Date & Time

  • November 12, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED** Open educational resources (OERs) are learning materials such as textbooks, videos, problem banks and more that are licensed to allow others to reuse, revise, remix, redistribute, and retain free of cost. The reuse and sharing rights inherent in open resources is enabling a new approach to teaching and learning by (more…)