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Enhancing Learning In and Out of the Classroom: Using Virtual Reality in Higher Education

Date & Time Tuesday May 3rd, 1:30-3:30pm Location UBC Point Grey – Irving Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room (2.22) Description Having students visualize spaces and places outside of the classroom has always been a central part of education. Traditionally, this has been done using stories, images, videos and field trips. However, these are limited either […]

The Pedagogy of Open Science: The ‘Open Turn’ and Research, Teaching, and Learning.

Date & Time Monday May 2nd, 9:30-10:15am Location UBC Point Grey – Irving Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room (2.22) Description The open science movement responds to an urgent need to rethink the production and dissemination of scientific research in contemporary society. Open science emphasizes engaging with open source software, open data, open access publishing, and […]

Student Peer Feedback: Why and How?

Date & Time Tuesday May 3rd, 10:30am-12:30pm Location UBC Point Grey – Irving Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room (2.22) Description Student peer feedback is a reciprocal process whereby students provide feedback on the work of peers and receive feedback from peers on their own work. It has several benefits which include providing learners with a greater […]

Celebrate Learning Week

Celebrate Learning Week

Event submissions are now open for the 2017 Celebrate Learning Week, held on the UBC Vancouver campus from April 30 to May 6, 2018.

Brilliant: The Science of Getting Smarter

Brilliant: The Science of Getting Smarter

Keynote speaker Annie Murphy Paul will discuss the impact of the microenvironment on intelligence and the implications on teaching and learning in higher education.

UBC 2050: The Future of Higher Education

UBC 2050: The Future of Higher Education

A panel of academic decision makers, faculty, alumni, and students will explore and discuss the past and future of teaching and learning at UBC.

Celebrating Educational Leadership

Date & Time Wednesday May 4th, 8:00am-5:00pm Location UBC Point Grey – Pharmaceutical Sciences, Room 3340 Description Educational leadership is becoming increasingly important across the UBC campus yet what it means, how to document it, and how it maps onto the teaching and learning activities of faculty remains unclear. This Celebrate Learning Week event, hosted […]

3 Minutes, 3 Slides + Roundtable Discussion

Date & Time Tuesday May 3rd, 1:30-3:30pm Location UBC Point Grey – Irving Barber Learning Centre, Lillooet Room (301) Description Come to this lively gathering with faculty members from UBC and beyond, who will share their teaching practices in a roundtable format. The session with begin with a brief introduction of all topics. Participants will […]

UBC Studios Open House

Date & Time Wednesday May 4th, 1:30-3:30pm Location UBC Point Grey – University Services Building, UBC Studios Description With support from the provost office, UBC Studios has recently setup new educational media support services and studios for all UBC faculty and staff. This hands on studio tour will introduce you to our new services. The […]

Teaching in the Vantage One Science Program: Sharing Our Curricular and Pedagogical Insights from Teaching English Language Learners

Date & Time Tuesday May 3rd, 10:30am-12:30pm Location UBC Point Grey – Irving Barber Learning Centre, Chilcotin Room (256) Description This session will showcase how we, as faculty members, have adapted and improved our instructional approaches as a result of teaching in the Vantage One science program. This first-year experience program offers international students the […]