Learning Analytics


Event Date & Time

  • January 16, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Learning analytics is an emerging field that explores how students engage with and learn from course materials, with a view to improving instructional design and student outcomes. In this workshop, we will provide an introduction to learning analytics and the analytics tools currently available at UBC, such as Canvas Analytics, Threadz, and OnTask. Participants will (more…)

Presentation and Guest Lecturing Skills (for TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • January 18, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Your supervisor is out of town and has asked you to guest lecture for them next term. Oh no! The TA institute is here to help. In this workshop we will cover the planning and delivery of presentations, including presentation planning basics, how to effectively use powerpoint presentations and other technologies, and overcoming personal challenges (more…)

Canvas as an Experiential Learning Space


Event Date & Time

  • January 15, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Canvas is a learning management system that offers a variety of tools to support student learning in different disciplines. Did you know that you could make your students create videos and share them with the rest of the class on Canvas? In this session, we will discuss the different tools and how you can use (more…)