Innovations in Teaching and Research Grant WINNERS! Congratulations go out to...
Title of Project: An Examination of Teaching Professionalism in Canadian Undergraduate Accounting Programs
Title of Project: World History of Art Mashup (WHAM): Reimagining Art History Learning Tools
Title of Project: Interactive Visualizations of Biological Macromolecules
Title of Project: Using Mobile Technology to Increase Target Language Interaction in Beginner Language Classes
The purpose of this grant is to transform the teaching and learning experience, promote sharing and adoption of research results, promote teaching and learning innovation and finally to advance the scholarship of teaching and learning at UBC's Okanagan campus.
Blackboard Connect Course Request
Blackboard Connect Drop-In
Getting Started With Your Migrated Course
Explore your migrated course and learn the basics as you transition from WebCT Vista to Blackboard.
This session will take an in depth look at how to create and add content in Blackboard. A brief overview of communication tools, student activity tools, and grade center will be provided.
Blackboard has a variety of communication tools including internal messaging, email, discussions, journals and wikis. This session will focus in depth on how these can be used to enhance student communication, feedback and collaboration.
Blackboard assessment tools include online tests and assignments. This session will provide an overview of how these may be used to evaluate and assess student learning.
Sherri Savage is a copyright first point of contact. She is available to assist with finding answers to your copyright questions. To obtain a copyright compliance audit of your course materials please contact Sherri Savage or at 250-807-8410. This service is provided to faculty members who wish to use it in order to ensure their compliance with Canadian law. Another important support resource is the http://copyright.ubc.ca website. This site contains extensive information on how to efficiently and legally access teaching and research materials.
This session will provide participants with practical solutions for delivering course materials in class and online in BlackBoard / WebCT Vista while adhering to legal obligations. A brief overview of the current copyright landscape will include a discussion of Canadian Copyright Law, Access Copyright and library license agreements. This will be followed by step-by-step instructions for various options for delivering course materials.
All faculty are welcome to attend this workshop for an overview of the new course reserve system. There will be a hands-on portion to allow faculty to create their course reserve link item and make it available to students. Faculty will then receive instruction and assistance to complete the form(s) to request course reserve items for courses. Course reserves may take up to 4 weeks to process.
If you wish to participate in the hands-on portion, please bring your detailed list of reserve items and ensure that your Blackboard course is available.
You may also bring your own laptop or use available lab computers.
The University recognizes the important contribution made by teaching assistants and graduate students to its instructional course offerings in collaboration with the University's academic departments and graduate programs, the Teaching Scholars Credentialing (TSC) program, offered by the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL), provides opportunities to advance graduate students' pedagogical, academic, and professional progress.
The purpose of the credentialing program is to develop the skills of Teaching Assistants at UBC's Okanagan campus so that they can begin their teaching careers as TA's using known and tested effective strategies.
ISS Foundations Certificate: Recognizes your successful participation in the Instructional Skills Seminars, microteaching, supplementary workshops, and your reflection upon these experiences.
In this workshop series you will:
- write learning outcomes
- use common instructional techniques
- use common instructional resources
- evaluate learning
- develop lesson plans
- give and receive objective, constructive feedback
- increase your competence and confidence as an instructor, regardless of the skill and experience level you come in with!
July Series Registration
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