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  • Nov
    24

    Canvas Essentials – November 24, 2017

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Description This introductory workshop to Canvas will prepare you to work with all the basics on Canvas. In this hour long intensive session, we will get an overview of course instruction in Canvas; become familiar with communications tools and the Course Home Page; create Discussions and Assignments and; manage grades with SpeedGrader and Gradebook. Join...
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  • Nov
    24

    CLAS Workshop – November 24, 2017

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    CLAS encourages self-directed engagement with online content while facilitating peer learning and collaboration at the same. Besides providing annotation and collaboration, CLAS is also a well-equipped video application with features designed specifically to support education - most notably, to provide flexible and customizable access control of both videos and annotations/comments.
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  • Nov
    27

    Canvas Essentials – November 27, 2017

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Description This introductory workshop to Canvas will prepare you to work with all the basics on Canvas. In this hour long intensive session, we will get an overview of course instruction in Canvas; become familiar with communications tools and the Course Home Page; create Discussions and Assignments and; manage grades with SpeedGrader and Gradebook. Join...
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  • Nov
    27

    Fellow Instructors Help You Choose iClicker, Top Hat, Learning Catalytics or Other Systems – November 27, 2017

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
    Location: Buchanan Penthouse (5th floor of Buchanan C)

    Description Back by popular demand, Andrew Owen from the Department of Political Science and Joy Dixon from the Department of History will once again be sharing their experiences using Classroom Response Systems (CRS) in this unique faculty-led workshop. CRS, such as iClickers, Top Hat and Learning Analytics are well known as effective means of promoting...
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  • Nov
    28

    Canvas Essentials – November 28, 2017

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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  • Nov
    29

    Assessments on Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Groups – November 29, 2017

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Description Explore the many options Canvas offers to create quizzes and assignments that will fit your course needs. This in-depth, hour long session will guide you through: creating quizzes such as multiple choice or in class essays, making traditional, group or peer reviewed assignments, as well as grading options, such as rubrics. As space is...
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  • Nov
    29

    Crowdmark Workshop – November 29, 2017

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Description Crowdmark is coming to the Faculty of Arts! This user-friendly web application transfers the grading of paper-based assessments into online grading through bulk scanning and a clever identification system. Crowdmark can be accessed with ease through any internet connected device and graders can simultaneously score assessments online to cut down grading time by a...
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  • Nov
    30

    Learn How Using Crowdmark within Canvas or Connect Will Speed Up Your Grading – November 30, 2017

    Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
    Location: Buchanan Penthouse (5th floor of Buchanan C)

    Description Crowdmark is an innovative, user-friendly web application that uses bulk scanning and a clever identification system to transform cumbersome marking of paper assessments into efficient, online grading. The Crowdmark system allows for multiple forms of feedback and accurate grade recording, as well as for students to access their graded exams and assignments, digitally, saving...
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  • Dec
    4

    Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Gradebook – December 4, 2017

    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B125

    Description Delve deeper into Canvas by exploring the assessment tools such as Assignments, Quizzes, and Gradebook. In this workshop, in addition to learning the assessment tools, using SpeedGrader, and navigating the Gradebook, you will also have the opportunity to explore nifty options available for instructors to use. As space is limited, all attendees must be...
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  • Dec
    4

    Learning Catalytics Workshop – December 4, 2017

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Description Learning Catalytics is a web-based classroom response tool for facilitating interactive teaching and peer instruction. The system allows students to respond to questions in-class using any laptop or mobile device, and displays responses and results instantly. Additionally, the tool allows for a wide range of response types such as images, graphics and text, rather...
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  • Dec
    5

    The Effect of Student Generated Multimedia Production in the Classroom and Community – December 5, 2017

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan Penthouse (5th floor of Buchanan C)

    Description This one of a kind session will explore how integrating multimedia production into the development of curriculum materials works to engage students, both in the classroom and beyond, by helping them connect to the community. Through demonstrations of projects by students in the Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program (ACAM), participants in this...
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  • Dec
    5

    Course Showcase: Six Canvas Tools in 60 Minutes – December 5, 2017

    Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
    Location: Buchanan Penthouse (5th floor of Buchanan C)

    Description The ongoing implementation of Canvas, UBC’s new online learning platform, has created some exciting opportunities for instructors to advance their teaching. Get to know some of these stories of your fellow faculty’s teaching experiences in this collaborative, instructor-led workshop, combined with an afternoon tea. This session will feature six Faculty of Arts instructors, from...
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  • Dec
    7

    Getting Started with Canvas – December 7, 2017

    Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B125

    Description In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation and organization. We will also cover how to set up and deliver announcements, assignments, and discussions. As space is limited, all attendees must be registered to attend...
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  • Dec
    8

    Discussion Tools for Collaboration – December 8th, 2017

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan C107

    Description How do students communicate in your course? Whether you lead large lectures or smaller seminars, it is beneficial for students to feel connected with their peers. Not only can it reduce feelings of isolation outside the classroom, but it also allows them to develop and help each other’s understanding of the material being taught....
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  • Dec
    11

    CLAS Workshop – December 11, 2017

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    CLAS encourages self-directed engagement with online content while facilitating peer learning and collaboration at the same. Besides providing annotation and collaboration, CLAS is also a well-equipped video application with features designed specifically to support education - most notably, to provide flexible and customizable access control of both videos and annotations/comments.
    Register

  • Dec
    12

    Getting Started with Canvas – December 12, 2017

    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B126

    Description In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation and organization. We will also cover how to set up and deliver announcements, assignments, and discussions. As space is limited, all attendees must be registered to attend...
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  • Dec
    14

    Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Gradebook – December 14, 2017

    Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B125

    Description Delve deeper into Canvas by exploring the assessment tools such as Assignments, Quizzes, and Gradebook. In this workshop, in addition to learning the assessment tools, using SpeedGrader, and navigating the Gradebook, you will also have the opportunity to explore nifty options available for instructors to use. As space is limited, all attendees must be...
    Register

  • Dec
    14

    Crowdmark Workshop – December 14, 2017

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Description Crowdmark is coming to the Faculty of Arts! This user-friendly web application transfers the grading of paper-based assessments into online grading through bulk scanning and a clever identification system. Crowdmark can be accessed with ease through any internet connected device and graders can simultaneously score assessments online to cut down grading time by a...
    Register

  • Dec
    15

    Top Hat Workshop – December 15, 2017

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Description Top Hat is a web based classroom response system that offers instructors the flexibility to customize their lecture experience to suit students’ needs and bring out the best of their teaching styles. This tool provides opportunity for interactive content, increasing students’ engagement with the course. For example, instructors can enhance their slides through annotations,...
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  • Dec
    19

    Getting Started with Canvas – December 19, 2017

    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B126

    Description In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation and organization. We will also cover how to set up and deliver announcements, assignments, and discussions. As space is limited, all attendees must be registered to attend...
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  • Dec
    20

    Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Gradebook – December 20, 2017

    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B125

    Description Delve deeper into Canvas by exploring the assessment tools such as Assignments, Quizzes, and Gradebook. In this workshop, in addition to learning the assessment tools, using SpeedGrader, and navigating the Gradebook, you will also have the opportunity to explore nifty options available for instructors to use. As space is limited, all attendees must be...
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  • Jan
    4

    Canvas Essentials – January 4, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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  • Jan
    5

    Grading on Canvas: SpeedGrader and Gradebook – January 5, 2018

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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  • Jan
    8

    Canvas Essentials – January 8, 2018

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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  • Jan
    9

    Assessments on Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Groups – January 9, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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  • Jan
    10

    Building Your Course on Canvas – January 10, 2018

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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  • Jan
    11

    Grading on Canvas: SpeedGrader and Gradebook – January 11, 2018

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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  • Jan
    16

    Grading on Canvas: SpeedGrader and Gradebook – January 16, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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  • Jan
    17

    Canvas Essentials – January 17, 2018

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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  • Jan
    19

    Assessments on Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Groups – January 19, 2018

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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  • Jan
    22

    Grading on Canvas: SpeedGrader and Gradebook – January 22, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Registration Form *Please note that this workshop is only available to faculty and staff. Workshops are subject to cancellation in cases of low enrollment.
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