Adapting to COVID-19: Learning Design Studio Drop-In Session

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Audience: faculty, staff and student leaders

Session Description:

Join Brenna and Ian for a one-hour drop-in session, the final in a series of four, which will continue to build on the information provided in the webinar on Building Community and Enacting Care in online environments. This session will provide participants with the ability to consider learning design and the tools that will assist you to connect with students in online environments. Come with questions and learn with our facilitators and their expert guests to develop strategies to address your challenges.


Brenna Clarke Gray (MA Carleton, Ph.D. New Brunswick) is a literature scholar by training, a comics scholar by practice, and an educational technologist by trade. Her research interests include open pedagogies and ethical approaches to educational technologies. She is the Coordinator, Educational Technologies at Thompson Rivers University, and is currently at work tracing the history and imagining the future of open tenure processes.

Ian Linkletter (MLIS, University of Western Ontario) is a Learning Technology Specialist in the Faculty of Education at UBC. He specializes in online learning, working with faculty to help them integrate technology with their teaching in effective, evidence-based, and innovative ways.

Expert Guests:

  • Colin Cheng, BA, BEd, METAccessibility Specialist at Douglas College
  • Junsong Zhang, MEd, MDM – Instructional Designer at the Justice Institute of BC
  • Parm Gill, BGS, MET – Learning Designer, UBC Faculty of Education