8th Annual Learning Conference
Scholarly Approaches: Evidence-Informed Teaching And Learning - REGISTER NOW !
The conference will open with a keynote by Dr. Geoff Norman, Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Dimensions of Clinical Expertise, Assistant Dean of The Programme for Educational Research and Development at McMaster University.
The second day will open with a keynote address by Dr. Christopher Knapper, entitled "Teaching for Deeper and Lifelong Learning". Dr. Knapper is founding president of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Professor Emeritus at Queens University.
Topic: "The De-centered Instructor and the Embodied Learner: An Examination of their Relational Dynamics in Support of Teaching and Learning Excellence"
There is no doubt that research rocks at UBC's Okanagan campus and Celebrate Research Week is the time to tell everyone how.
The campus and broader communities are invited to engage in UBC's powerful research and applaud the investigative and collaborative efforts of UBC's researchers.
Join UBC faculty, staff, and students for an up-close, introspective, and really exciting look at UBC's research.
Student Research Society Presentation
This is an information session for faculty looking to integrate research into the undergraduate experience. Hear what the Student Research Society does and how faculty can connect with the society.
Topic: "Teaching beyond the technical: what does it take to create professionals?"
The course (re)design seminar engages participants in the process of aligning learning outcomes, learning strategies and learning assessment in their courses. It is a hands-on, intensive seminar with key features of peer discussion and critique, systematic reflection and the identification of basic assumptions regarding course design and student learning.
Activities will include: Mapping Out Your Course, Learning Outcomes, Learning Strategies, and Learning Assessment.
Registration and Application Form
This workshop will be an information session for GoBeyond – The International Teach-In for Climate Justice happening March 5-17. Ideas and strategies will be shared for your classes participation in the Teach-In OR you can just come and hear about ideas for integrating sustainability into the curriculum. Read More!
Topic: "Duelling Bonding Theories: assessing students’ understanding of the use of chemical bonding models".
Designed for instructors who are not currently using clickers but thinking about using them in the fall, this session will offer a demonstration of the clicker system and a discussion about different instructional uses of clickers.
Curious about what social media is? Join Dr. Robert Campbell and Vania Chan in this workshop and explore some examples of social media tools such as blogging, microblogging (Twitter), photo and video sharing, and bookmarking. We will also discuss examples of how social media can be used in educational, professional, or personal contexts.
Do your students need help with Turnitin? Are they uncertain of how to use the Vista Assignment Dropbox? In partnership with the Library, a Learning Commons Assistant is stationed in the Library for 12 hours each week to provide student support for WebCT Vista, Turnitin.com and other technologies supported by the CTL.
Hours during the April exam period will be posted in the library.
Students can also contact the e-learning helpline at 250-807-9611. Winter Session hours are 8:00am- 9:00pm Monday to Thursday and 8:00am-4:30pm Friday.
Exploration of Online Student Evaluation of Teaching at UBC Okanagan.You are invited to an open forum that will explore the potential for an online student evaluation of teaching system.