May 1 – Jun 2 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 »
May 1 – May 12 all-day
This course is about learning how to (co)facilitate FLO – Fundamentals and the FLO Family of Online Workshops. We will spend 2 weeks in a community of supportive peers, reviewing and planning for our first FLO facilitation experience. Prerequisite: It is recommended that you complete FLO – Fundamentals prior to enrolling in FDO. If the sequence and scheduling does not work out for you, you are still welcome... Read more »
Celebrate Learning Week 2017 @ UBC Vancouver campus, various locations
May 2 – May 8 all-day
Celebrate Learning Week (CLW) is a week-long initiative celebrating teaching and learning opportunities at UBC. CLW highlights and promotes student learning and development opportunities while honouring the work of faculty, students, and staff in creating exceptional learning environments. Check out the events and register!   To stay informed with BCcampus by signing up for our newsletter, viewing all the events in our calendar and following... Read more »
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
We’ll discuss the cultural congruence of a course, why it is important, and what you can do to increase congruence in your own courses. In what ways does the design of your course reinforce the learning outcomes of your course? What are the five most common written words used in your course (not including articles or prepositions)? Log into webinar   This web conference is... Read more »
May 3 – May 4 all-day
The conference theme “Engaging Every Learner” explores how we can design, assess, and facilitate learning that engages every learner, allowing each student to build their own knowledge and contribute their own strengths to their learning and the learning of their classmates and instructors. Together, we’ll explore questions that reach through and beyond content and pedagogical content knowledge, like: How can one instructor engage every student... Read more »
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
BCcampus OpenEd is offering a one-hour Pressbooks Training webinar May 9, 2017 from 10-11am, Pacific time. This interactive session is open to B.C. post-secondary faculty or staff only who are interested in using or learning more about Pressbooks, the online publishing platform, to adapt or write an open textbook. This webinar is free, but registration is required as space is limited. To register fill out... Read more »
The Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning will be hosting the fourth annual Vancouver Island University Teaching and Learning Conference on May 10-12, 2017 at the Nanaimo Campus. This event is an exciting opportunity to explore, discuss and learn new teaching ideas and best practices. This year’s conference theme is: Celebrating Impactful Assessment Proposals are Open! | Website Assessment is more—much more—than evaluation. It’s... Read more »
May 15 – May 17 all-day
The Indigenizing the Curriculum workshop is an opportunity to develop strategies and techniques to address the absence of Indigenous ways of knowing and history in the curriculum. Being more inclusive in our teaching provides a greater depth of learning for students, however, most faculty members are unsure how this can be done. At times, the fear of making a mistake prevents faculty members from including... Read more »
May 17 – May 20 all-day
As digital media continues to emerge as one of the most powerful forms of communications in the 21st century, institutions, businesses and governments are building teams of digital media professionals. With the growing number of digital media professionals and users within education and business across Canada, the United States and overseas, it’s time to build a strong network of peers. The 2017 Digital Media in... Read more »
May 24 – May 26 all-day
Learning is emerging at the confluence of compelling forces of change: learners, communities, programs and educators. Learners are changing — demanding flexibility, relevance and reciprocal learning opportunities. Communities are changing — influencing and responding to new socio-cultural contexts and striving to address critical systemic problems. Programs are changing — responding to new imperatives for innovation, new pedagogies, new business models for education, and shifting economic and political... Read more »
Open Textbook Summit 2017 @ Simon Fraser University – Harbour Centre, Fletcher Challenge Canada Theatre
May 24 – May 25 all-day
BCcampus is pleased to, once again, host the Open Textbook Summit 2017, May 24-25, 2017. The Open Textbook Summit brings together leaders in the open textbook field, from faculty who are reviewing, adopting and developing open textbooks, to student advocates, librarians, institutional administrators, government officials, and policy staff. Together, we look at what other institutions are doing to move the open textbook agenda forward, share... Read more »
Spring ETUG 2017 @ UBC Okanagan
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day
We’re excited to announce the Spring ETUG workshop will be held at UBC Okanagan. The event will be hosted in partnership with the Centre for Teaching and Learning on the beautiful campus in Kelowna, B.C. Visit ETUG.ca for info and updates on the event    
SKiP 2017 (SFU) Save-the-Date @ The Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre
Jun 23 – Jun 24 all-day
SKETCHING IN PRACTICE (SKIP)  is a two-day symposium that explores the construction of meanings through sketching. In 2016 we brought in scholars and practitioners from diverse backgrounds to explore the question, What happens when we draw? Last year we looked inward. This year we peer outward, asking Where does sketching lead to action? This year we are focusing on the HOW and WHY particular visual... 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 »
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. Full Description and registration: https://proflearn.bccampus.ca/flo-design/ To stay informed with BCcampus by signing up for our newsletter, viewing all the events in our calendar and following @BCcampus on Twitter.
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 »