II-Design Series: PART 1 Motivation and Context


Event Date & Time

  • September 25, 2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Indigenous Initiatives Design Series (“II-Design Series”) A three-part workshop series is for anyone who is interested in integrating Indigenous content into a course or learning project they are developing. The series has been intentionally designed to span 3 months, where participants have the opportunity to reflect on their learnings in between sessions and adapt the (more…)

Lunch’n’Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – September 26, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • September 26, 2018
    12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

In this session we will explore such topics as general navigation of the Canvas interface, notifications and communication, content creation and organization, and assignments (including quizzes, discussions). This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Lunch’n’Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – September 19, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • September 19, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Event Description

In this session we will explore such topics as general navigation of the Canvas interface, notifications and communication, content creation and organization, and assignments (including quizzes, discussions). This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Lunch’n’Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – September 12, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • September 12, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Event Description

In this session we will explore such topics as general navigation of the Canvas interface, notifications and communication, content creation and organization, and assignments (including quizzes, discussions). This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Lunch’n’Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics – September 6, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • September 6, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Event Description

In this session we will explore such topics as general navigation of the Canvas interface, notifications and communication, content creation and organization, and assignments (including quizzes, discussions). This workshop is an introduction to Canvas for new users. ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Exploring How Canvas Analytics Can Be Used to Improve Teaching and Learning Outcomes – September 13, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • September 13, 2018
    10:30 am - 11:45 am

Event Description

Canvas course analytics and quiz statistics are potentially useful tools for understanding how students are engaging with course materials and designs. This workshop will introduce 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 (more…)

Canvas Commons: Learning Object & Open Educational Resource Sharing Made Easy – September 25, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • September 25, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

⚒ Hands-on Session Type Canvas Commons is UBC’s new learning object repository that enables instructors to find, import, and share resources with UBC and the public. A worldwide library full of open educational content, the Canvas Commons allow UBC users to discover and find a broad range of subject specific resources from course design elements to problems sets. (more…)

TA-Instructor Working Relationship (For TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • September 11, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be working closely in different roles with an experienced instructor to teach. When this relationship goes well, it can be rewarding, educational, and fun. When it does not, it can be frustrating and overwhelming. In this session we will explore the various needs and expectations (including the TA contract) (more…)

Working with TAs Effectively: Saving Everyone’s Time! (For Faculty)


Event Date & Time

  • September 11, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Effective Teaching Assistants (TA) can save you time and headache, which allows you to focus on your ‘teaching’; furthermore, they play a significant role in students’ learning. As instructors, there are several things we can do to ensure that our TAs work effectively and efficiently. This requires our support and guidance. In this session, we (more…)

Developing Your Skills as a Peer Reviewer of Teaching: Introductory Workshop – Sept 5, 2018


Event Date & Time

  • September 5, 2018
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event Description

This workshop is ONLY for reviewers and reviewees (people whose teaching is being revieweed) involved in the Department of Asian Studies Peer Review of Teaching Program. We welcome all reviewers and candidates of THIS DEPARTMENT to join! Event description: The formative peer review of teaching (PRT) is a process designed to provide feedback to instructors about their (more…)