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January 2021

Year 2 Career Planning

January 19 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join Career Services to discuss relevant career information based on your year of study. Bring your questions and we will help to provide resources that will help you take action towards your goals. This session will be geared toward students in the second year of their undergraduate degree. Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a Zoom link containing information about joining the session Register Here

Thesis and Dissertation Structure

January 19 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Overwhelmed by your graduate writing project? This online workshop offers resources and strategies for beginning and for organizing your writing process, while providing an overview of the major structure of a thesis or dissertation. You are encouraged to bring questions. Although primarily geared toward those who are starting a thesis or dissertation project, this session is suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Online Writing Communities

January 19 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Planning for Success: Time management workshop

January 19 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2021 at 5:00 pm

UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

Living Things Festival 2021: Objects In Motion

January 19 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 26, 2021

The fifth annual Living Things Festival will return to Kelowna this winter from January 10 to 30, 2021. This year’s festival will be unusually unusual.  As indoor public gatherings are severely restricted, we are presenting a live streaming of animated short films for mature audiences, Objects In Motion, January 19 & 26. The festival is organized by Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies professor, Neil Cadger, and is financially supported by the City of Kelowna, the BC Arts Council, UBC Okanagan’s Faculty…

UBC Okanagan downtown presence

UBC Okanagan Downtown Presence Open House

January 19 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Plans for academic programs and research activities will be highlighted.

Year 1 Career Planning

January 20 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join Career Services to discuss relevant career information based on your year of study. Bring your questions and we will help to provide resources that will help you take action towards your goals. This session will be geared toward students in the first year of their undergraduate degree. Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a Zoom link containing information about joining the session Register Here

Growth and Success for International Students

January 20 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

Lunch and Lift

January 20 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch & Lift is a series of free 2-in-1 interactive wellbeing workshops consisting of a 30-minute movement class, followed by a 30-minute interactive wellbeing session facilitated by a UBC wellbeing professional.

Science and Systemic Racism, Indigenous Perspectives

January 20 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

In part two of this three-part series discussing systemic racism in science, panelists will lead a discussion on Indigenous Perspectives and Science and Systemic Racism.

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

January 20 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

Information Session for Writing, Research & Learning Support

January 20 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

UBC Okanagan Truth and Reconciliation Report

UBC Okanagan Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report

January 21 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In 2019, UBC Okanagan pledged to support Indigenous students, culture and scholarship through a public declaration of five commitments in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. These commitments were made to support and implement the recommendations of the Indigenous Advisory Committee to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal around meaningful support for reconciliation. They are: To develop and deliver an Indigenous culture orientation program for all faculty and staff at UBC’s Okanagan campus Create a Senior Advisor…

Climate Change and Human Rights Litigation

January 21 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Department of Economics, Philosophy and Political Science presents Climate Change and Human Rights Litigation, a talk by Natalia Kobylarz. Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:30am-12:30pm PST Register Now Speaker bio: Natalia Kobylarz, LL.M., works as a senior lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), where she teaches a Green Human Rights course and is the founder of the “Work Green” initiative, which aims at making the Council of Europe an environment-friendly workplace. In 2016, she was seconded to…

In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Repatriates

January 21 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Power, Conflict and Ideas Speaker Series presents Dr. Jana Lipman, associate professor at Tulane University, for her talk, In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Repatriates. After the US war in Vietnam, close to 800,000 Vietnamese left the country by boat, survived and sought refuge throughout Southeast Asia and the Pacific. In her talk, Dr. Lipman will tell us the story of what happened in the camps raising the key questions all too relevant today – Who is a…

Online Writing Communities

January 21 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Dream Appreciation Group

January 21 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Participants will connect with others while exploring their dreams. To register please email the group facilitator, Roger Wilson at roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca.

Life Raft Debate

January 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the third annual Life Raft Debate. In the annual UBCO Society of Scholars Life Raft Debate, we imagine that a catastrophic event has wiped out most of humanity and the survivors (the audience) must sail off to rebuild society. Only one final seat remains on the life raft. Five professors will each argue that their discipline is the one indispensable area of study that the new civilization will need to survive. Finally, one professor will take on…

Movie Watch Party

January 21 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

Ice(d Coffee) Breakers

January 22 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am

UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

Teaching Online Learning Community

January 22 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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…

Time Management and Goal Setting

January 22 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Whether you are writing a thesis, engaging in course work or volunteering, we could all use a bit of support in effectively and efficiently managing our time! Time management in graduate online learning might look different for you this year, so let’s explore ways together to help keep you on track and set realistic goals. Join Nicole Vanderleest, Graduate Online Learning Coach, to learn how to improve your time management skills and learn about resources at UBC Okanagan’s Library to…

The Chess Tournament

January 22 at 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Get a group of friends together and join us online for some great socialization.

Student Leadership Conference

January 23 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Looking for ways to make an impact on campus? Register now for the UBC 2021 Student Leadership Conference! Get the opportunity to connect with other student leaders and engage in meaningful conversations! Register before January 22. Register Here

Introduction to Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)

January 25 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop is intended for users with no or very limited knowledge of SPSS. This workshop is broken into 6 sections, each building on the next. Each section will be accompanied by guided examples. If you already know what SPSS is and if you have the program installed on your computer, you can join starting at Section 3. While you may register for any subset of sections, it will be the attendees’ responsibility to familiarize themselves with the content covered…

Thesis Writing: Writing the Literature Review

January 26 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This online workshop will provide an overview of the literature review's purpose, audience and structure. Crucial questions, such as how to summarize the literature succinctly while maintaining your own critical perspective and voice, will be addressed. Suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

CTLT – Teaching Remotely with Care: Introduction to Accessible Online Courses and Open Educational Resources (OER)

January 26 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The UBC Okanagan Centre for Teaching and Learning is proud to promote the UBC Vancouver Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) events to our Okanagan instructors. In the last few months, educators across the globe have been struggling to figure out how to deliver their content to their students, how to assess them, how to connect with them and how to ensure they are safe. One of the priorities that might have been missing from our efforts is to…

Online Writing Communities

January 26 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

UBC Okanagan Arts Career Apprenticeship Program Information Session

January 26 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The UBC Okanagan Arts Career Apprenticeship Program (UBCO ACAP) connects upcoming Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS) graduates from the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) with Okanagan-based employers for one-year, early-career employment opportunities. Participating students will receive training and support from UBC Okanagan’s Career Services to help develop career and employment readiness and participate in a competitive…

Growth and Success for International Students

January 27 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

Corporations, Moral Personhood and the Criminal Law: Much Ado about [almost] Nothing

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Department of Economics, Philosophy and Political Science presents Corporations, Moral Personhood and the Criminal Law: Much Ado about Nothing, a talk by Dr. Roger Shiner. Dr. Roger Shiner is an adjunct professor at UBC Okanagan and Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta. Wednesday, January 27 2:00-3:30pm PST Register Now Much time and energy in the last several decades has been spent by moral, political and social theorists on arguing both for and against the thesis that corporations are…

Copyright for Graduate Students – Different Scenarios

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This online workshop will cover copyright topics that impact graduate students. Copyright and Fair Dealing for theses and dissertations will be covered extensively. Copyright for additional situations, like including things copyrighted by others in your articles to be published in scholarly journals, or conference presentations, or using images for your 3MT presentation will be discussed in this workshop. Please bring any and all questions you have about copyright to this interactive workshop. Register now

Copyright for Graduate Students – Different Scenarios Workshop

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This online workshop will cover copyright topics that impact graduate students. Copyright and Fair Dealing for theses and dissertations will be covered extensively. Copyright for additional situations, like including things copyrighted by others in your articles to be published in scholarly journals, or conference presentations, or using images for your 3MT presentation will be discussed in this workshop. Please bring any and all questions you have about copyright to this interactive workshop. Suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions?…

Virtual Art Classes

January 27 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on January 28, 2021 at 6:30 pm

$10

Virtual art classes taught by two students from the Faculty of Creative & Cultural Studies.

Online Writing Communities

January 28 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Dream Appreciation Group

January 28 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Participants will connect with others while exploring their dreams. To register please email the group facilitator, Roger Wilson at roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca.

Virtual Art Classes

January 28 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 28, 2021 at 6:30 pm

$10

Virtual art classes taught by two students from the Faculty of Creative & Cultural Studies.

Varieties of Austerity

January 29 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am

The Department of Economics, Philosophy and Political Science presents a talk from Dr. Heather Whiteside and Dr. Stephen McBride, authors of Varieties of Austerity.  Austerity is not always one-size-fits-all; it can be a flexible, class-based strategy taking several forms depending on the political-economic forces and institutional characteristics present. This research identifies continuity and variety in crisis-driven austerity restructuring across Canada, Denmark, Ireland and Spain. In their analysis, the authors focus on several components of austerity, including fiscal and monetary policy, budget narratives,…

Teaching Online Learning Community

January 29 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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…

Career Connections with McElhanney

January 29 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Established in 1910, McElhanney is an employee-owned company that provides surveying, engineering, GIS & remote sensing, community planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. The company has more than 30 locations across Western Canada, and specialty satellite offices in Newfoundland and Labrador and Florida (USA), to service cities, communities & parks, energy & resources, and transportation sectors. McElhanney operates locally in the communities where employees live and work and share staff resources from across the company. At McElhanney, employees work closely…

February 2021

Staff & Faculty Movement Break Challenge

February 1

The Move UBC Movement Break Challenge is a fun and inclusive way to break up our sedentary time during our days for Staff and Faculty!

Virtual Kick-Off Walk

February 1

Kick-start Move UBC by getting those steps in! Join us in the Move UBC Virtual Kick-Off Walk in partnership with Walk for Joy

Neurodecolonization, Mindfulness, and the Medicine Wheel: An Indigenous model of traditional wellness

February 1 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In his presentation, Dr. Yellow Bird will discuss how our wellness can be improved by combing Indigenous and Western evidenced-based sciences.

Researching for the Literature Review

February 2 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This online workshop helps you get started with advanced research for your literature review using the latest tools available. Learn how to create customized searches and set-up email updates to retrieve the most recent research in your field. Suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Debt Freedom

February 2 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

About Household debt in Canada has reached an all-time high in the past few years with Canadians owing as much as $1.77 for every $1.00 of after-tax income we earn. Holding high interest debt on credit cards or large balances on lines of credit adds can stress your cash flow. Debt robs our future to pay for our past and can contribute to everyday stress. Paying only the minimum payments can keep us on the “Never Ever” plan of debt…

Online Writing Communities

February 2 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Growth and Success for International Students

February 3 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

R Fundamentals

February 3 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Never used R before? This workshop will introduce you to this popular programming and statistical analysis tool. We'll start at the beginning with installing R and end with importing data sets. In between, we'll cover things such as getting help from within R, basic data types and how to handle them, and running computations on your data. By the end of the workshop you should feel comfortable taking a self directed deeper dive into R to support your studies or…

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

February 3 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

Research Data Management – Basics Workshop

February 4 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

During this online workshop participants will learn data file management, file naming conventions and how a Research Data Management Plan (DMP) will help through the whole research project. The DMP Assistant, preferred by the Tri-Agencies, will be demonstrated. Bring questions about managing your data to this workshop. Suitable for upper-level undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

February 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Do you need to brush up your LinkedIn profile? Need tips for virtual networking? Whether you are a beginner just starting out on LinkedIn, or you’re an expert, this workshop is for you. Join us for this interactive workshop to help elevate your profile and get the most out of your virtual network.  No account required – we can help you set it up! Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email…

Online Writing Communities

February 4 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

3MT Practice Session

February 4 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Practice makes perfect. Attend this session to practice your presentation and get feedback from our 3MT experts. Register now

Dream Appreciation Group

February 4 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Participants will connect with others while exploring their dreams. To register please email the group facilitator, Roger Wilson at roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca.

Teaching Online Learning Community

February 5 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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…

MD Admissions Information Session (Virtual)

February 8 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm

The Southern Medical Program is hosting virtual information sessions for prospective medical students via Zoom.

Thesis Writing: Methods and Results

February 9 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This online workshop will feature strategies for writing the methods and results sections of a thesis. You are encouraged to bring questions. This workshop is suitable for graduate students from all disciplines, but will be primarily geared toward describing research with a quantitative focus. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Online Writing Communities

February 9 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Growth and Success for International Students

February 10 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

3MT Practice Session

February 10 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Practice makes perfect. Attend this session to practice your presentation and get feedback from our 3MT experts. Register now

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

February 10 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

DIY Wood Sign Paint Night

February 10 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$26.25

Get ready for DIY Wood Sign! UBCO Recreation is sponsoring a wood painting event that will instruct participants via Zoom.

Thesis Formatting Q & A

February 11 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Need help formatting your thesis to meet the College of Graduate Studies requirements? Join us for this online Q&A session to ask questions and learn more about how to properly format your thesis for submission to the College of Graduate Studies. Suitable for graduate students of all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Online Writing Communities

February 11 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Dream Appreciation Group

February 11 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Participants will connect with others while exploring their dreams. To register please email the group facilitator, Roger Wilson at roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca.

Teaching Online Learning Community

February 12 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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…

Online Writing Communities

February 16 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Growth and Success for International Students

February 17 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

February 17 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

Online Writing Communities

February 18 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Dream Appreciation Group

February 18 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Participants will connect with others while exploring their dreams. To register please email the group facilitator, Roger Wilson at roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca.

Teaching Online Learning Community

February 19 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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…

Intercultural Competencies: Introduction to Intercultural Development and Cross-Cultural Skills

February 22 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Hosted by International Programs & Services, this workshop will explore core themes of intercultural development that will build on students' cross-cultural skills and intercultural fluency, with the opportunity to explore the relationship between culture, language, identity, politics and communication. Register now

Online Writing Communities

February 23 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

CTLT – Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

February 24 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The UBC Okanagan Centre for Teaching and Learning is proud to promote the UBC Vancouver Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) events to our Okanagan instructors. This session is for anyone who teaches at UBC who is looking for an introduction to inclusive teaching practices. Be introduced to the literature underpinning inclusive teaching and discuss why inclusive practices in the classroom are important, including considerations for the online environment . We will explore diversity at UBC, including who lives…

Growth and Success for International Students

February 24 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

February 24 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

Online Writing Communities

February 25 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Virtual Job Search Strategies

February 25 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join our Career Educator to learn some tips, tricks and strategies for navigating your virtual job search. Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. REGISTER HERE

Dream Appreciation Group

February 25 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Participants will connect with others while exploring their dreams. To register please email the group facilitator, Roger Wilson at roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca.

Teaching Online Learning Community

February 26 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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…

Art on the Line 2021

Art on the Line

February 27 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

UBC Okanagan Visual Arts Course Union Presents: Art on the Line '21!

March 2021

Online Writing Communities

March 2 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Growth and Success for International Students

March 3 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

March 3 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

Online Writing Communities

March 4 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Dream Appreciation Group

March 4 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Participants will connect with others while exploring their dreams. To register please email the group facilitator, Roger Wilson at roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca.

Teaching Online Learning Community

March 5 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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…

MD Admissions Information Session (Virtual)

March 8 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm

The Southern Medical Program is hosting virtual information sessions for prospective medical students via Zoom.

Resume Building Workshop

March 9 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Make sure your resume is competitive and up to date. Join our career educator for some tips to build or update your resume. Register using the link below. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with more information about how to join the workshop. Register Here

Online Writing Communities

March 9 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference (Virtual)

March 9 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference brings together students from across UBC Okanagan and interns from BC Cancer - Kelowna to showcase health science research and public health experiences at an adjudicated poster presentation event. The 2021 Conference will be held virtually on evening of Tuesday March 9, 2021. Key dates: January 6 - Call for abstracts opens February 1 - Abstract submission deadline This year, we are pleased to partner with the Centre for Scholarly Communication to offer…

Growth and Success for International Students

March 10 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

March 10 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

Online Writing Communities

March 11 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

Dream Appreciation Group

March 11 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Participants will connect with others while exploring their dreams. To register please email the group facilitator, Roger Wilson at roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca.

Teaching Online Learning Community

March 12 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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…

Rumble in the Jungle

March 13 at 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Get a group of friends together and join us online for some great socialization.

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