FHIS Instructional Skills Workshop – September 28, 29 & October 5, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • DAY 1
    September 28, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • DAY 2
    September 29, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • DAY 3
    October 5, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

FHIS Instructional Skills Workshop (more…)

Facilitation Development Workshop


Event Date & Time

  • October 31, 2019
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Please note, this session is for facilitators who will be facilitating workshops during the CTLT Winter Institute, however others are welcome. Do we walk our talk? Creating inclusive workshop for a diverse learning and teaching community. While the goal of the Winter Institute is to create sustainable, inclusive, and thriving learning communities and many of (more…)

Teaching as Performance


Event Date & Time

  • October 16, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Aaron Langille, from Laurentian University Department of Mathematics and Computer Science will be providing a guest lecture on teaching as performance. Student engagement in the classroom is critical to academic success.  In this session, we’ll discuss how integrating performance elements into your lectures can be an effective tool to help capture and maintain your student’s (more…)

Contract Faculty CoP – Student Motivation


Event Date & Time

  • October 1, 2019
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED** What Motivates Students to Learn? We all love what we teach and spend our lifetimes reading and researching whatever we share with our students. Unfortunately, not all of our students recognize our passion or know how to connect our passion to their own learning. At this community of practice gathering, (more…)

Expand Your Repertoire of Questioning Techniques to Improve Student Learning


Event Date & Time

  • October 22, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

Effective question strategies can promote students’ comprehension, stimulate critical thinking, and enliven discussion. They can foster student involvement and facilitate a positive, active learning environment. Despite being a common communication strategy, using questions in teaching and learning is not a given and, as instructors, we may default to the use of “Any questions?” more than (more…)

Can We Decolonize Open? An Open Access Week Event

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • October 22, 2019
    12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Join Langara, Kwantlen, BCIT, SFU, and UBC for an exciting half-day celebration of Open Access Week (Oct 21-27, 2019). This year’s theme from SPARC is Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge. Our keynote speaker, Jessie Loyer, will explore this question alongside participants through the lens of decolonization. The conversation will continue with local panelists (more…)

Instructional Design Community of Practice – October 30, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • October 30, 2019
    1:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Event Description

The ID CoP is a place where like-minded practitioners can come to connect with other Instructional/Learning/Course Designers at UBC, share ideas about integrating technology into learning environments, discuss hot topics and research, explore different platforms and trade examples such as problem-based learning, active learning, open education, UDL, peer assessments and other learning modalities. Facilitators:  Afsaneh (more…)

2019 Open Scholarship in Practice


Event Date & Time

  • October 25, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Open scholarship, which encompasses open science, open access, open data, open education, and all other forms of openness in the scholarly and research environment, is transforming how knowledge is created and shared. Join us for a full day of hands-on workshops exploring the practice of open scholarship from new tools that can increase the reproducibility (more…)

DIY Media: Scripting and Storyboarding – October 21, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • October 21, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

What is a script? What is a storyboard? Do you need them? How do you build them? This workshop for UBC Instructors and Staff will explore the fundamentals of DIY media scripting and storyboarding. We’ll look at examples of the wide range of approaches that can be taken, and give tips and tricks on how (more…)

A Speech-Based PDF Annotation Tool For Language Education


Event Date & Time

  • October 23, 2019
    12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

This workshop introduces a new UBC-grown voice-based PDF annotation tool, RichReview.net, specifically designed to support foreign language classrooms. Using RichReview.net, instructors and students can record their speech directly on a PDF document shared online, as a means to do  take-home oral assignments and give speech-based feedback. In this workshop, three UBC instructors will present their (more…)