Several Blackboard training sessions offered — to Jan 31

Advanced Blackboard: Multimedia & Copyright Are you considering using images, audio, video or animation in your course? This workshop will demonstrate some of the multimedia possibilities and resources that are available to enhance your course. We will discuss copyright using multimedia in Blackboard. Chwk A1202 Wed, Jan 29 1–2:30 pm http://www.ufv.ca/tlc/teaching-matters-workshops/blackboard/ For more information, contact … Read more

Advanced Blackboard: Assessment Tools

For those with basic familiarity with Blackboard. Assessment tools will be discussed and explored. Creating quizzes, assignments, etc. Abby G180 Mon, Jan 20 1– 2:30 pm http://www.ufv.ca/tlc/teaching-matters-workshops/blackboard/ For more information, contact Doyin Adenuga at doyin.adenuga@ufv.ca 01/20/2014

Advanced Blackboard: Multimedia & Copyright

Are you considering using images, audio, video or animation in your course? This workshop will demonstrate some of the multimedia possibilities and resources that are available to enhance your course. We will discuss copyright using multimedia in Blackboard. Abby G180 Wed, Jan 22 9-10:30 am http://www.ufv.ca/tlc/teaching-matters-workshops/blackboard/ For more information, contact Doyin Adenuga at doyin.adenuga@ufv.ca 01/22/2014

Advanced Blackboard: Multimedia & Copyright

Are you considering using images, audio, video or animation in your course? This workshop is to demonstrate some of the multimedia possibilities and resources that are available to enhance your course. We will discuss copyright using multimedia in Blackboard. Chwk A1202 Wed, Jan 29 1–2:30 pm http://www.ufv.ca/tlc/teaching-matters-workshops/blackboard/ For more information, contact Doyin Adenuga at doyin.adenuga@ufv.ca … Read more

Cascades win 3 of 4 in Winnipeg

Cascades Men’s Basketball baffle Bison in nail-biter victory The UFV Cascades men’s basketball team (7-5) powered to a pair of road wins last weekend in Winnipeg, while the women’s team split a tight series following an overtime loss Friday. The Cascade men were pushed to the edge by the Manitoba  Bisons (1-11) Saturday night, but … Read more

UFV welcomes over 90 new international students

UFV International welcomed over 90 new international students from 16 countries for the Winter 2014 semester. The two days of orientation included an introduction to UFV in areas such as academic advising, health insurance, transportation, accommodation, and Canadian culture. New international students also joined in New Student Orientation where all new students to UFV  were … Read more

UFV supporting global citizens

A new grant has been developed to support students in becoming global citizens here at University of the Fraser Valley. Global Citizenship Grants (GCG), a bursary of up to $500 for SUS ratified student clubs or assocations, are designed to support UFV student-led events, activities, projects, training sessions or other appropriate ventures that encourage the … Read more

Free 2-hour Career and Life Planning workshop for students

The UFV Counselling department is offering a free two-hour workshop on the Abbotsford campus to help students determine their dream career. Participants will take free career assessments to find out how their interests, personality, and values influence their career choice. 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Pick a date: Feb 5, 12; Mar 5, 19: Apr … Read more

Free Study Smart workshop — Feb 13

Thursday, February 13, is the date to learn how to study smart. Students are encouraged to attend workshops on the Abbotsford campus on topics of reading and note taking, too many assignments and too little time, exam anxiety, memory, test prep, and active learning strategies. For more information and to register contact UFV Student Services … Read more

Student study space, Winter 2014

Student study space Abbotsford campus, Winter 2014 These classrooms are available up to the end of classes, except where noted: Monday: A264 11:30am – 3pm except Jan 13, April 7 D115 5:30pm – 9:30pm up to April 7 Tuesday: A421 8:30am – 12:50pm up to Feb 25 Wednesday: D115 5:30pm – 9:30pm except Feb 19 … Read more

Barbara Messamore article in Globe & Mail

Dr. Barbara Messamore of UFV’s History department published an article in Wednesday’s online edition of the Globe and Mail (Jan 8) about the Fathers of Confederation. Dr Messamore replies to celebrated author Richard Gwyn who has argued that Sir John A. Macdonald was the key person who created Confederation in 1864-7. Dr Messamore argues that … Read more

Geography Discoveries Speaker Series presents Daniel Hiebert — Jan 16

“Superdiversity and its implications for Canada” Dr. Daniel Hiebert, Geography, UBC Thursday Jan 16, 2:30-4 pm. Abby  A413 “Superdiversity” denotes a transformation of population patterns, especially arising from shifts in global mobility. Around the world there have been increasing movements of people from more varied national, ethnic, linguistic and religious backgrounds; in addition, there has … Read more