Why wouldn’t I just use Google Scholar?

Science Building (SCI) 1177 Research Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Google Scholar is an excellent tool for any academic to have in their pocket. But like all tools, it's designed for specific use cases; without understanding how and why it's […]

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Making Learning Visible through Concept Mapping

Science Building (SCI) 1177 Research Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Concept mapping, a type of graphic representation of ideas, has been shown to facilitate meaningful learning across numerous disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching contexts. In particular, concepts maps can help students […]

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Teaching Development Program: Info Session

Kelowna, BC, Canada

The Teaching Development Program (TDP) for New Faculty is a cohort program that supports faculty members across UBC campuses in their professional growth as teachers. Applications for this program are […]

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Course (Re)design Intensive

Science Building (SCI) 1177 Research Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Do you have a new course that you need to design for next fall? Are you trying to set aside time to redesign a course? Here is an opportunity for […]

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Enterprise Video Platform (EVP) Community Engagement

Online virtual event Online

As part of the Enterprise Video Platform (EVP) project, UBC is engaging with faculty, students, and staff at UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan to understand what the UBC community has […]

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Event Series Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

Science Building (SCI) 1177 Research Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada

The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) is an internationally certified program designed to increase teaching effectiveness and encourage reflection on teaching practice. The workshop is 24 hours long and is typically conducted over 4-5 […]

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Canceled Classroom Technology Show & Tell (Class Tech Demo)

Library Building (LIB) 3287 University Way, Kelowna, BC, Canada

  The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and Audio Visual & Creative Services (IT) at UBC Okanagan invite you to join us for a classroom technology show and tell […]

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Developing Course Learning Outcomes

Online virtual event Online

  In this 90-minute workshop participants will gain an understanding of what learning outcomes are and the purposes they serve at the course, program, and institutional levels. They will explore […]

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Canceled Teaching at UBC: What I wish I knew (Panel)

Online virtual event Online

This panel, primarily aimed at new faculty or sessional instructors teaching at UBC Okanagan in the fall, will feature a panel of faculty hosted by the Associate Provost, Academic Programs, […]

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Syllabus Studio Drop-In

Online virtual event Online

Whether you are drafting a syllabus for a new course or updating one from a previous term, we invite you to drop by the Syllabus Studio for consultation and tips.  […]

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Classroom Technology Show & Tell (Class Tech Demo)

Library Building (LIB) 3287 University Way, Kelowna, BC, Canada

  The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and Audio Visual & Creative Services (IT) at UBC Okanagan invite you to join us for a classroom technology show and tell […]

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Canceled First Day of Class (Panel)

Science Building (SCI) 1177 Research Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada

What would you like students to take away from your first meeting with them? Beyond introducing the syllabus, the first day of class is an opportunity to connect with students, […]

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Academic Integrity and Assessment in the Era of Generative AI (Panel)

Science Building (SCI) 1177 Research Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada

The launch of ChatGPT opened the gate to easily accessible generative AI tools by the general public, which in turn raised questions and concerns about how students might use them […]

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UBC Curriculum Map Demo

Science Building (SCI) 1177 Research Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada

This live demo will showcase the Curriculum MAP project, a UBC built website designed to support instructors to ideate, evaluate or create new/current courses from a constructive alignment perspective. Instructors […]

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Leveraging Student Feedback on Midpoint Surveys

Science Building (SCI) 1177 Research Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Participants will learn about the benefits and resources available for using midpoint surveys to obtain student input on their class and leveraging feedback to improve students’ experiences.