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November 2020

Virtual Interview Practice

November 4 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Pre-registration is required for this session as students will be provided individual time slots.  Come dressed for success and practice all the questions from the interview preparation workshop in front of hiring managers. Participants will receive feedback. This workshop is open to all graduate students. Register ONLINE This workshop is hosted over ZOOM. Students who register will receive the ZOOM link by email 48 hours before the event.

CTL Workshop: Assignments/Speedgrader/Rubrics

November 4 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am

The UBC Okanagan Centre for Teaching and Learning invites you to join us for a series of online workshops. Our workshops are held in Collaborate Ultra. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Assignments/Speedgrader/Rubrics An overview of assignment settings, how to use Speedgrader to cut down on your grading time, and an introduction to using rubrics. Some level of familiarity with Canvas is assumed. Join us in Collaborate Ultra on Wednesday, November 4 from 9:30-10:30 AM. For a full listing of upcoming…

AVPS Listening Session: Building community and school spirit at UBCO

November 4 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 29, 2020 at 5:00 am

What does community at UBCO look like to you? How does school spirit impact your UBCO experience? Join the new AVPS and your SUO VP Campus Life for an informal conversation to share your thoughts and experiences. Choose the session that fits best with your schedule: 10 a.m. or 5 p.m (PT).

CTL Workshop: Gradebook/Assignment Groups

November 4 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The UBC Okanagan Centre for Teaching and Learning invites you to join us for a series of online workshops. Our workshops are held in Collaborate Ultra. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Gradebook/Assignment Groups An introduction to using the Canvas gradebook, the differences between assignments and the gradebook, and the settings to consider for grade management. How to download a copy of your gradebook and manually entering grades for students will also be covered. Join us in Collaborate Ultra on Wednesday,…

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 4 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Free

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Do you have questions about what technology is available to you as a student?  Come to a Tech Connect drop-in session with your Peer Technology Assistant! Bring your questions about: technical assistance Canvas and other UBC learning technologies access to UBC programs and software troubleshooting software issues information on online learning resources available to you When? Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm…

Go Global Q&A

November 4 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Go Global staff to ask any questions that you have about the program!

Thinking about Graduate School?

November 5 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a virtual info session to learn more about our Masters of Fine Arts, Masters of Arts in English, and Digital Arts & Humanities theme in the IGS program.

Alumni Office Hours with Sara Peacock – Community Manager at Pela

November 5 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers, in partnership with the UBC Hub of Ten Thousand Coffees, is excited to bring you a virtual mentorship and networking opportunity to connect with UBC alumna, Sara Peacock. This event is open to all students and alumni. Walking Outside of Your Comfort Zone Sara grew up in the South Okanagan Valley and, from an early age, she absorbed her grandparents’ philosophy of caring for the Earth and making the most of what you…

CTL Workshop: Quizzes

November 5 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The UBC Okanagan Centre for Teaching and Learning invites you to join us for a series of online workshops. Our workshops are held in Collaborate Ultra. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Quizzes An introduction to Canvas quizzes and surveys, we’ll learn about quiz settings, designing different question types, and assigning different times/length for different students. We’ll also cover the steps for supporting Disability Resource Centre (DRC) students who receive extra time on their quizzes/exams. Join us in Collaborate Ultra on…

Community Water Forum: The Values and Ethics of Water

November 5 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Water connects us all. Human use of water brings nature and people together in a highly-complex socio-ecological way. Join us for our fourth annual Community Water Forum on the Values and Ethics of Water.

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 6 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Free

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Do you have questions about what technology is available to you as a student?  Come to a Tech Connect drop-in session with your Peer Technology Assistant! Bring your questions about: technical assistance Canvas and other UBC learning technologies access to UBC programs and software troubleshooting software issues information on online learning resources available to you When? Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm…

Go Global Q&A

November 6 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join Go Global staff to ask any questions that you have about the program!

CTL Workshop: Respondus Quiz/Advanced Quiz

November 6 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The UBC Okanagan Centre for Teaching and Learning invites you to join us for a series of online workshops. Our workshops are held in Collaborate Ultra. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Respondus Quiz/Advanced Quiz An advanced workshop on importing questions banks using Respondus Quiz (note: Mac computers cannot run Respondus Quiz. Please contact ctl.helpdesk@ubc.ca for additional information). We’ll also learn how to use Question Groups to make the quiz unique for each student. Familiarity with Canvas Quizzes is recommended. Join us in…

OER Grant Information Session

November 6 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Donna Langille (Community Engagement Librarian) and Michelle Lamberson (Director, Flexible Learning Special Projects) will be hosting three online information sessions to help applicants develop their proposals for the Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant. This session will allow applicants to share their project ideas and receive feedback and advice on topics such as OER evaluation, open resource design and development, open licensure (Creative Commons), project scope and workflows, and budget development. Register NOW

Teaching Online Learning Community

November 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

You are invited to join our Teaching Online Learning Community!  Each week we come together virtually to discuss topics related to teaching online, and to learn from each others’ online teaching experiences. There are many resources available, including: Building Community Planning your Online Course Using Kaltura to Record Lectures Building Virtual Learning Teams Assessing Participation ...and so much more We invite you to submit topics of interest and we will do our best to invite a guest speaker with expertise…

Thrive 2020

Sleep: A Key to Health

November 9 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This lecture will review how sleep affects health, mood and daytime functioning including effects on metabolism and obesity and the impact on health conditions like heart disease and diabetes. We will outline the common sleep disorders along with how these conditions are diagnosed and treated. We will discuss how to optimize sleep quality and quantity as well as how to manage insomnia.

Online Writing Communities

November 9 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 28, 2020

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Virtual Interview Prep

November 9 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Online interviewing is becoming the new norm. Make sure you know what to expect and how to best present yourself in the virtual environment. Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. REGISTER HERE

Go Global Q&A

November 10 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join Go Global staff to ask any questions that you have about the program!

Online Writing Communities

November 10 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 28, 2020

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

International Students Connection Group

November 10 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 24, 2020

UBCO International students are invited to attend a weekly, online conversation, facilitated by Amanda Bual, health and wellness counsellor. This informal weekly event will run every Tuesday and will provide students the space to ask questions from and have informal conversations with peers and staff. Email Amanda.bual@ubc.ca for the link to the zoom meeting.

Thrive 2020

Thrive Plan for Resilience

November 10 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You will explore factors that can test your resilience. These could cause unwelcome stress for some people. The protective strategies suggested can help develop resilience and enhance your ability to cope when a crisis does occur. Ideas for brainstorming options to overcome challenges, taking action even when you feel paralyzed by fear or worry, learning from your mistakes rather than beating yourself up, and building a network of support are just some of the protective strategies to consider.

Healthy Masculinities Group

November 10 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 1, 2020

Men Don't Show Emotion Join a group of masculine-identified people talking about issues that matter: social expectations, mental health, suicide, dating, consent and sex. Occurs online every Tuesday @ 5:30 pm starting October 20, 2020, for 7 weeks. Be a part of the conversation. It’s time to re-define manhood. (This group will hold up to 15 participants. Please only register if think you can commit to attending all seven sessions.) To register, please contact rob.giardino@ubc.ca. For more information visit: https://svpro.ok.ubc.ca/healthy-masculinities/…

Online Writing Communities

November 11 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 28, 2020

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

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