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August 2021

Online Writing Community

August 3 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 August 31, 2021

Join our weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation and write alongside other members of the UBCO community.

Respect, Sincerity & Responsibility: Land Acknowledgements at UBC

August 8 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Sunday, repeating until August 8, 2021

Free

Recognize why land acknowledgements are an important part of our work at UBC, identify your positionality and responsibility when offering a land acknowledgement, and utilize resources and tools to draft a land acknowledgement.

Land Acknowledgements: Putting into Practice

August 9 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

The Land Acknowledgement: Putting into Practice session provides faculty and instructors with an opportunity to practice applying land acknowledgements in different mediums, learning environments, and teaching contexts.

Get to know Co-op – Virtual Coffee & Chat

August 10 at 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

This session will give an overview of the Co-op program and hiring process.

Online Writing Community

August 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 August 31, 2021

Join our weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation and write alongside other members of the UBCO community.

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Prep Your Tech for Exams

August 10 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Free

Join your Peer Technology Assistant for a one-hour session to “prep your tech” for online exams!

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Opera Under the Stars goes virtual

August 12 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies is pleased to partner with Opera Kelowna to bring back in a virtual form to our communities the much-loved Opera Under the Stars on August 12.

The University’s Relationship with the Host Nation

August 16 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The Okanagan Nation’s history with UBC dates back to the inception of this campus in 2005. Join Naim Cardinal, Educational Facilitator with Aboriginal Programs & Services, on an interactive journey through the evolving relationship with UBC.

CTL Workshop: Introduction to Canvas

August 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

This 90-minute workshop will introduce the basics of Canvas.  

CTL Workshop: Communications in Canvas

August 17 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Learn about the different communication and collaboration tools available to you in Canvas, and how to decide which is best to use on a case-by-case basis

Online Writing Community

August 17 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 August 31, 2021

Join our weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation and write alongside other members of the UBCO community.

CTL Workshop: Camtasia

August 18 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

In this workshop, we will show you how you can edit a Zoom, Collaborate Ultra, or other video recording to make it more engaging for students when you upload it to Canvas.

First Day of Class: Make it Count

August 18 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

In this workshop, we will explore strategies for helping you to outline your approach to the course, pique students’ curiosity and begin to build a learning community.

CTL Workshop: Zoom Basics

August 19 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

This session is aimed toward introducing instructors to the Zoom interface and how it can be utilized in a synchronous learning session.

CTL Workshop: Canvas Assignments/Assignment Groups & Quizzes

August 23 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This workshop will introduce you to Canvas Assignments and Quizzes.

CTL Workshop: Teaching with iClicker Cloud

August 24 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

This workshop will introduce instructors to iClicker Cloud, an online student response system which can be used during in-person and remote synchronous classes.

Online Writing Community

August 24 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 August 31, 2021

Join our weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation and write alongside other members of the UBCO community.

Researcher Orientation

August 25 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

Join fellow members of the UBC Okanagan research community and learn more about the Office of Research Services.

Syllabus Creation

August 25 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

This workshop will introduce the building blocks of the course syllabus in relation to the course outline and program objectives.

CTL Workshop: Kaltura

August 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

In this workshop, we will focus on recording videos with Kaltura Capture, and editing in Kaltura MyMedia.

CTL Workshop: Canvas Gradebook and Speedgrader

August 27 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

In this workshop we will introduce the various features of Gradebook.

Graduate Student Orientation: Welcome to Graduate School

August 30 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The session will introduce how the College of Graduate Studies can help during your time as a graduate student.

Graduate Student Orientation: Introduction to Research Ethics

August 30 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is an introduction to research ethics.

CTL Workshop: Working with Groups in Canvas

August 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

This workshop will demonstrate how to set up and manage student groups in Canvas. 

CTL Workshop: Advanced Zoom for Student Engagement

August 31 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

In this workshop, we will look at using features of Zoom in a more advanced manner and share ideas for engaging students during synchronous classes.

Graduate Student Orientation: Planning Your Graduate Research Project

August 31 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

An online workshop to discuss tools to help plan your degree, as well as an introduction to original research in graduate school.

Online Writing Community

August 31 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 August 31, 2021

Join our weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation and write alongside other members of the UBCO community.

Graduate Student Orientation: The University’s Relation with the Host Nation

August 31 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join an Okanagan Nation member for an interactive journey through the evolving relationship with UBC and the unique programming offered at UBCO.

September 2021

Graduate Student Orientation: Learn How to Respond to Disclosures of Sexualized Violence

September 1 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am

In this training, graduate students will learn how how to respond to disclosures of sexualized violence, while supporting survivors.

CTL Workshop: Working Effectively with your TA: Part 1

September 1 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Join program coordinators, seasoned TAs, and fellow faculty in examining ways to establish a positive working dynamic with your Teaching Assistant.

Graduate Student Orientation: Creating Inclusive Spaces

September 1 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This 60-minute workshop provides the opportunity to learn about and discuss what inclusion means for post-secondary education.

Graduate Student Orientation: How to Start a Thesis

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

This online workshop offers resources to explore before you write your thesis.

Graduate Student Orientation: Community Building Through Engagement

September 2 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This session will delve into foundational concepts of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Graduate Student Orientation: What I Wish I Knew When I Started Grad School – Student Panel

September 3 at 8:15 am - 9:15 am

A panel discussion with tips and advice that have been helpful for students throughout their graduate studies

International Graduate Student Orientation

September 3 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Join this session to learn about COVID-19 health restrictions, your responsibilities as an international student and worker, and much more.

Homecoming: a weekend of celebration and reconnection

Homecoming 2021

September 24 at 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 8:00 am

Free

Join UBC Okanagan for Homecoming for a weekend of celebration and reconnection!

Homecoming: a weekend of celebration and reconnection

Homecoming 2021

September 25 at 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 8:00 am

Free

Join UBC Okanagan for Homecoming for a weekend of celebration and reconnection!

October 2021

Exercise: Why does this matter to men after a cancer diagnosis?

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

A Partnership in Research Webinar about the role of exercise in improving overall health and side effects of cancer treatment

November 2021

One River, Ethics Matter Two Day Conference

November 17 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2021 at 9:00 am

Free

Hear from diverse experts who will highlight the collective work and interconnected efforts to address challenges affecting the Columbia River Basin.

Image-Guided Therapeutics and Diagnostics Symposium

November 17 at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 18, 2021 at 9:30 am

This two-day symposium will bring together clinicians, researchers, students, and industry organizations who are interested in emerging diagnostic and therapeutic health technologies.

One River, Ethics Matter Two Day Conference

November 18 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2021 at 9:00 am

Free

Hear from diverse experts who will highlight the collective work and interconnected efforts to address challenges affecting the Columbia River Basin.

Image-Guided Therapeutics and Diagnostics Symposium

November 18 at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 18, 2021 at 9:30 am

This two-day symposium will bring together clinicians, researchers, students, and industry organizations who are interested in emerging diagnostic and therapeutic health technologies.

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