Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Pressbooks is an open source, online authoring and publishing platform used by BCcampus and post-secondary institutions in B.C. and beyond to create and adapt open textbooks. Two sessions are being offered back to back on the same day. Pressbooks, Introduction Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 10-11am, Pacific time You will learn: How to create a Pressbooks account and textbook How to navigate the Pressbooks Dashboard How... Read more »
This event is an online session hosted Open Textbook Network & Rebus Community. Technology enables open textbooks to become living documents with longer lifespans than traditionally published textbooks. With that in mind, how do we care for open textbooks in the long term? How do we systematically ensure that new editions are created and that instructors know up-to-date versions are available? This online session will... Read more »
Digital Pedagogy Lab (KPU) // SAVE THE DATE @ Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Jul 28 – Jul 30 all-day
Digital Pedagogy Lab (DPL) Vancouver is a three-day institute that explores the role and application of digital technology in teaching. The event is open to teachers, students, librarians, and technologists at all levels of education experimenting with digital tools in hybrid or online environments. Three tracks will offer intensive peer-driven learning with and discussion of open education, new media, and critical digital pedagogy.  Participants will work with a cohort in all-day sessions... Read more »
Aug 15 – Aug 17 all-day
The evidence is piling up in support of the Michaelsen approach to Team-Based Learning. Team-Based Learning is a teaching strategy that lays a clear path toward greater student independence and personal responsibility for learning. In any discipline and with any content. The key? A simple, coherent set of instructional protocols and practices that, when adopted carefully, ensure that all the forces of cognitive and social... Read more »
Sep 18 – Oct 13 all-day
FLO-Design is focused on key elements of learning design and the intentional steps to developing effective learning environments. FLO-Design is a complementary course to FLO-Fundamentals, which supports educators to learn how to facilitate learning in asynchronous environments. FLO-Design will prepare you to: identify the pedagogical choices that inform the design of a learning module and prototype activity; discuss important elements of user experience and multimedia design; decide on the type and... Read more »
Oct 23 – Nov 10 all-day
Facilitating Learning Online – Synchronous is a 3-week course which introduces participants to best practice strategies to plan for, facilitate and follow up after synchronous online learning events. It will help you enhance skills you need to confidently and effectively facilitate synchronous online learning. It is designed to provide you with opportunities to see and learn from examples of synchronous online facilitation and, if desired,... Read more »
Oct 30 – Dec 1 all-day
This participatory workshop affirms the instructional techniques you already do well, while encouraging you to take risks and try unfamiliar techniques. You’ll see innovative activities modeled by facilitators and other participants. You will try out and critically evaluate dozens of tools and classroom learning activities. Discussions emerge throughout, and include such topics as positive and negative teaching experiences, dealing with classroom situations, managing learner difficulties,... Read more »
Save the Date: Symposium 2017 @ Simon Fraser University – Harbour Centre
Nov 6 all-day
We are reuniting to continue sharing our adventures in teaching and learning practice, with speakers, presentations, discussions and networking with colleagues who share an interest in scholarly teaching and learning in post-secondary education. Call for proposals is now open! Save the date Symposium 2017 When: November 6, 2017 Location: Simon Fraser University – Harbour Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia For more information, visit the Symposium 2017 event... Read more »
Save the Date: Festival of Learning 2018 @ Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
May 28 – May 30 all-day
Save the date for the next Festival of Learning, May 28-30, 2018, Vancouver, B.C, Canada. The Festival of Learning 2018, is a biennial, three-day celebration of teaching and learning in post-secondary education hosted by BCcampus. The Festival of Learning provides a special place to generate ideas and honour teaching and learning throughout the B.C. post-secondary sector and beyond. It is the place to connect with... Read more »