Planning for Open: Adapting and Creating OER and Open Textbooks

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

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

Event Description

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 faculty, OERs offer the opportunity (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

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

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

Event Description

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 allowing learners to connect their (more…)

Foundations of Pedagogy 1 – October & November 2019


Event Date & Time

  • October 2, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • October 9, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • October 16, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • October 23, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • October 30, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 6, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 13, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 20, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

At the end of the one-term course, you will be able to use concepts in evidence-based teaching to effectively teach a lesson in an undergraduate classroom, with emphasis on alignment of learning objectives, activities and assessment. UBC graduate students and postdocs from all disciplines are invited to participate.  Successful completion involves participation in 7 out (more…)

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Introduction to the Canvas API for Instructors


Event Date & Time

  • November 7, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Did you know that Canvas has an API (Application Programming Interface) that allows users to interact with Canvas using code? All UBC students, faculty, TAs, and staff are able to access the Canvas API simply by virtue of having a Canvas account.  In this workshop, instructors will learn how to access the Canvas API and (more…)

OER Fund Proposal Consultation Sessions – November 28, 2019

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • November 28, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Beginning in September, CTLT and Faculty support units will be hosting a series of drop-in sessions to help applicants in the development of their Open Educational Resource (OER) Fund 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 (more…)

OER Fund Proposal Consultation Sessions – November 21, 2019

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • November 21, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Beginning in September, CTLT and Faculty support units will be hosting a series of drop-in sessions to help applicants in the development of their Open Educational Resource (OER) Fund 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 (more…)

TLEF & OER Fund Proposal Consultation Sessions – November 12, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • November 12, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Beginning in September, CTLT and Faculty support units will be hosting a series of drop-in sessions to help applicants in the development of their Large TLEF Transformation, Small TLEF Innovation, and Open Educational Resources (OER) Fund project proposals. Applicants can drop in to any of these sessions to talk about their project ideas and receive (more…)

TLEF & OER Fund Proposal Consultation Sessions – November 7, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • November 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Beginning in September, CTLT and Faculty support units will be hosting a series of drop-in sessions to help applicants in the development of their Large TLEF Transformation, Small TLEF Innovation, and Open Educational Resources (OER) Fund project proposals. Applicants can drop in to any of these sessions to talk about their project ideas and receive (more…)