Special Chat — R (Chat Reconciliation) Sessions — Trauma Informed Pedagogy

Please join Amea Wilbur, Brianna Strumm, and Lorna Andrews on a discussion on Trauma Informed Pedagogy in relation to supporting Indigenous peoples impacted by the discovery of the 215 unmarked graves at Kamloops Residential School. Session dates/times: Wed, June 16  (12:30-1:30 pm) Wed, June 23 (1-2 pm) For information and registration, please contact: tlcevents@ufv.ca – … Read more

MicroCourses — Online & Hybrid Teaching Fundamentals

The Teaching and Learning Centre is offering an ongoing MicroCourse series of workshops (essential Blackboard tools for online and hybrid courses ), with synchronous sessions for each MicroCourse scheduled weekly. Here is a link to the workshops and their descriptions: http://events.ufv.ca/tlc/. Sessions are open to all UFV employees. If you have any problems registering, please … Read more

Constructing Heritage in Canada’s South Asian Diasporas — June 16

We invite you to a symposium: Constructing Heritage in Canada’s South Asian Diasporas June 16, 2021 10 am (Pacific Daylight Time) via Zoom. Presented by the Association of Critical Heritage Studies – Canada In partnership with South Asian Studies Institute, University of the Fraser Valley University of Alberta Kule Institute for Advanced Studies Northumbria University … Read more

Open Call: Ensemble Cast & Production Crew for fall 2021 theatre production

Open Call: Ensemble Cast & Production Crew for fall 2021 theatre production No audition or theatre experience required to participate UFV Theatre mainstage production for fall 2021 will be a full-production of various short Climate Change Theatre Action 2021 plays! Performances will take place between November 17-27. The Climate Change Theatre Action 2021 is a … Read more

Kaltura (Blackboard myMedia, UFV Mediaspace) Outage

The Kaltura Video Platform will undergo a version upgrade on June 26–28, 2021. Users will not be able to view, upload or access Kaltura media in Blackboard Learn (myClass) or UFV Mediaspace instance, or on any location where media is embedded. When will this occur? Saturday, June 26 beginning at 5 am to Monday June … Read more

Planting UFV’s Shakespeare Reconciliation Garden — various dates starting June 14

Join us in the fresh air to install UFV’s Shakespeare Reconciliation Garden at the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park (off Givenchy Road, between the Kinesiology wing and the Gathering Place). This garden revives and reimagines UFV’s former Shakespeare Garden. It features many indigenous plants. The garden aims to create a space of beauty, healing, … Read more

MicroCourses — Online & Hybrid Teaching Fundamentals — to June 24

The Teaching and Learning Centre is offering an ongoing MicroCourse series of workshops (essential Blackboard tools for online and information for hybrid courses ), with synchronous sessions for each MicroCourse scheduled weekly. The primary objective of these MicroCourses is the pedagogy behind the tools and how they can be used to: *achieve learning objectives *promote … Read more

Graphic + Digital Design Outdoor Showcase 2021

UFV design students don’t push boundaries, they cross them. They reach out and make connections, embrace change and turn disruption into opportunity. This year our showcase takes a turn from tradition, as we adapt and flourish in anticipation of what the future holds. Featuring the work of our students and grads, stroll through Highstreet and … Read more

Six innovative guest talks available for re-watch at UFV EFCIE site

Videos from six talks delving into topics related to industry, technology, and innovation are available to watch at the Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (EFCIE) website. Be selective and go for the talk that interests you most, or bookmark all six videos to watch/listen as you an accompaniment for a lunch break or … Read more

Research Study — Teaching Embodied Practices Online

This project, Teaching Embodied Practices in Digital Spaces, is investigating the inventive ways faculty from across UFV approached teaching embodied practices online during the 2020/2021 academic year. Embodied practices as the researchers are framing them are practices requiring physical skill, touch, close proximity, non-verbal cues, emotional skill, or ensemble. If the classes you taught during … Read more

UFV Learning Apps & Blackboard workshops — to June 25

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, Jun 2 (2-3 pm) … Read more

Teaching and Learning Specialists — Chat-I (Internationalization) — June 1

Chat-I (Chat Internationalization) Tuesday, June 1 1- 2 pm Amea Wilbur, our faculty member from the Adult Education degree program, with her student and new graduate, Soyoung Moon, will be co-leading a facilitated discussion on what it means to care for our students in class (and at work). We expect this session to be another … Read more