WeVu Workshop — Sept 22

A platform that can host videos made by students and faculty. WeVu allows video annotations and time-stamped feedback. An easy to use tool where students and instructors can comment inline with a video. Workshop Schedule: WeVu – Tues, Sept 22 from 10-11am – – http://events.ufv.ca/tlc/events/wevu-workshop-5/ For more information, contact Leah Lyon at tlcevents@ufv.ca 09/25/2020

Padlet Workshop — Sept 23

A synchronous or asynchronous application that can support activities like posting Post-it notes to a whiteboard for generating/collaborating on. A colourful and engaging medium to share ideas that is very simple for students to post anonymous entries. It is an alternative to a shared whiteboard and is simple for instructors to set up. Workshop Schedule: … Read more

Camtasia Workshop — Sept 24

Camtasia can be a great tool for your videos! Camtasia is a screen recorder and video editor that can be used to create and edit video tutorials and other instructional videos. Workshop Schedule: Camtasia — Thurs, Sept 24 from 10-11 am – – http://events.ufv.ca/tlc/events/camtasia-workshop-4/ For more information, contact Leah Lyon at tlcevents@ufv.ca 09/24/2020

Open Education Faculty Fellows (OEFF) Program — Call for Proposals

The University Librarian and AVP Teaching and Learning are pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for the Open Education Faculty Fellows (OEFF) program. This program, funded by a BC Campus Open Education Foundations Grant and the UFV Office of the Provost and Vice President, Academic, provides faculty with funding (course release or equivalent funds) … Read more

PeerScholar Workshop — Sept 23

PeerScholar is much more than just a self-and peer assessment tool Have you wanted to help develop your students’ metacognitive skills? Are you designing activities and assessments that promote transferrable skills such as critical, creative and analytic thinking? Have you thought about how students can improve their ability to accept “sh*t sandwiches” and work with … Read more

MicroCourse 4 — Create a Compelling Discussion Forum — Sept 21

MicroCourse 4 – Online Teaching Fundamentals – Discussion Forum This MicroCourse will cover Student led discussions, self and peer assessment, grading and assessing student activity Mon, Sept 21 from 3-4 pm Facilitator: Ken Harmel, Learning Designer These series of MicroCourses will introduce the essential Blackboard tools, but the primary objective of these MicroCourses is the … Read more

Career opportunities — Sept 21

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: – Assistant, Registrar – Director, Counselling and Student Wellness – Team Lead, Payroll Operations To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, visit: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/job-postings/ For more information, contact Ally Ghakkar at ally.ghakkar@ufv.ca … Read more

MicroCourse 6 — Synchronous Teaching — Sept 17

MicroCourse 6 – Online Teaching Fundamentals – Synchronous Teaching This course is designed to help prepare you to teach online in real-time (synchronously). We will explore how the instructor can prepare for success, flip the virtual classroom, and engage students during live sessions. To demonstrate the techniques and objectives, this course will be delivered live … Read more

WeVu Workshop — Sept 16

What is a WeVu Webinar? A platform that can host videos made by students and faculty. WeVu allows video annotations and time-stamped feedback. An easy to use tool where students and instructors can comment inline with a video. Information and Registration:  tlcevents@ufv.ca http://events.ufv.ca/tlc/events/wevu-workshop-4/ For more information, contact Leah Lyon at tlcevents@ufv.ca 09/16/2020

Padlet workshop — Sept 16

Padlet is a great and easy way to share ideas! A synchronous or asynchronous application that can support activities like posting Post-it notes to a whiteboard for generating/collaborating on. A colourful and engaging medium to share ideas that is very simple for students to post anonymous entries. It is an alternative to a shared whiteboard … Read more