The UBC Okanagan, Centre for Teaching and Learning, operates a number of Communities of Practice from September to March. All faculty are welcome to join. Please contact the appropriate person if you are interested in joining or attending.
August 5 Course (Re)Design Seminar August 19 Getting Started with BlackBoard Connect August 19 BlackBoard Connect Drop-in August 20 & 21 Clickers Drop-in August 25 & 26 Teaching & Learning Intensive August 28 Lecturer, Adjunct, Instructor Orientation August 28 How to Create Lecture Videos Using Camtasia to Assist Student Learning August 29 Teaching Portfolios
PARTNER / EXTERNAL EVENTS
Okanagan Workshop on Innovation in Language Teaching (OWILT) 2014We are pleased to announce the first Okanagan workshop on Innovation in Language Teaching to be held on August 16th, 2014.
Heather Hurren, M.Ed Manager, Academic Development
Coleen Stothers Centre for Teaching and Learning Support
Lynne McPherson Communication and Teaching Evaluation Coordinator
John Parry, M.Ed Coordinator, Graduate and Teaching Assistant Programming
Janine Hirtz, M.A.(Education) e-Learning Instructional Support Specialist
Vania Chan, B.Sc., M.A. (Candidate) e-Learning Instructional Support Specialist
Bruce Young, M.HK, B.Ed e-Learning Instructional Support Specialist
Bill Latta, B.A., B.Ed, M.Ed Learning Instructional Support Specialist
This three hour session will offer participants a starting point for re-vamping a course or getting ready to teach a course for the first time. Topics examined will include: Learning Outcomes Alignment, Assessment of Student Learning, and Syllabus Creation.
Faculty can now access the lynda.com online learning library, using their UBC Campus Wide Login (CWL).
Some of the benefits of using lynda.com are:
• Keep your skills current as technology changes
• Learn essential business skills and software skills to enhance your work performance and career development.
• Expand your capacity to incorporate technology into the classroom, transform a course, or prepare a proposal for Flexible Learning initiatives.