Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) — Nov 16-19

Join us for the Instructional Skills Workshop, facilitated by Ken Harmel Location: Online, and UFV Abbotsford Campus, Rm G124 Workshop Schedule: Tuesday, November 16 (1–4 pm) — Online Wednesday, November 17 (9 am–4 pm) — G124 Thursday, November 18 (9 am–4 pm) — Online Friday, November 19 (9 am–4 pm) — Online The Instructional Skills … Read more

Course Development workshops — Oct 28-Dec 10

Building a Course Syllabus Workshop Building a course syllabus is a challenging task but creating a syllabus that students want to read can be daunting. Join Claire Hay for this workshop where we will explore the creation of a student-centred syllabus and think about ways we can encourage students to engage in its content. Workshop … Read more

UFV Tech Tools and Blackboard workshops — Oct 20-Nov 5

Make your online courses more meaningful. Enhance your teaching with ed tech tools from TLC’s top picks inventory. Browse our A-Z listing or find tools based on teaching outcome, popularity, and type of support. Be sure to check back regularly for updates and new apps. Upcoming Schedule: Camtasia Workshop — Wed, Oct 20, 27 (2-3 … Read more

Multiple Choice Questions for Multilingual Learners workshop — Nov 2

Learn to revise your existing multiple choice questions to promote student success… all without compromising course content. According to UBC research, these revision strategies can impact students’ final exam scores by as much as an entire letter grade. The effects are especially strong for multilingual and international students, making this a good addition to your … Read more

Climate Change Theatre Action 2021 — Nov 25-27

Climate Change Theatre Action 2021 Directed by Elaine Ávila Register today! UFV Theatre presents the first production of its 2021-2022 theatre season, Climate Change Theatre Action 2021, directed by visiting guest artist Elaine Ávila. Climate Change Theatre Action 2021 is a globally distributed theatre festival, now in its fourth iteration, made up of 51 short … Read more

UFV theatre invites people to audition for Shakespeare’s Pericles

AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT Pericles by William Shakespeare Directed by Anna Griffith March 23 to April 2, 2022 *Performances will take place between: evening shows curtain at 7 pm and call time at 5:30 pm, matinee shows curtain at 2 pm and call time at 12:30 pm. The exact dates and times will be published with the … Read more

UFV and United Way Breakfast Cook-off returns Nov 3

Mark your calendars! It’s back! The UFV & United Way Breakfast Cook-Off will be back virtually at 8 am on Wed, Nov 3. 2020 Cook-off champion, Lenore Newman, has hung up her spatula, but join us while UFV staff chefs, including returning chef James Mandigo, cook alongside UFV Culinary students! On this year’s menu — … Read more

Students’ Evaluation of Teaching: RateMyProfessors as a deciding factor in course selection — Nov 19

Dr. Ghizlane Laghzaoui, an associate professor in Modern Languages, will present research on the impactof RateMyProfessors as a deciding factor in course selection. How would an instructor or a department react if they knew students choose courses and sections based on RateMyProfessors ratings? This research examines what criteria students give priority to when evaluating the … Read more

UFV receives high marks on Quality Assurance Audit

By Sumitra Robertson Every public post-secondary institution in British Columbia is reviewed in an external Quality Assurance Process Audit (QAPA) every seven years. A QAPA is overseen by a standing committee of the Degree Quality Assessment Board (DQAB) in the BC Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. It is designed to ensure public universities … Read more