Guess Who’s Coming?

Clue #3 Guess Who’s Coming? Follow the weekly reveal campaign to find out who is coming to PDDay on April 2, 2019. _____________________________________________________________ Save the Date Join us on Tuesday, April 30 for the 2019 Professional Development Day at the Abbotsford campus. ‌‌‌All faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to a day of professional development to connect with colleagues, learn tools, tips, and … Read more

Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) – Jan-Feb 2019

Join us for the Instructional Skills Workshop, facilitated by Michelle Johnson Location: UFV, Abbotsford Campus – Rm G124 Workshop Schedule: Friday, January  11           9:00am – 1:00pm Saturday, January 12       8:30am – 4:30pm Saturday, January  26      8:30am – 4:30pm Saturday, February 9       8:30am – 4:30pm The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) … Read more

Self Studies in Higher Learning

SELF-STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION A Series of Brown-Bag Conversations on Teaching & Learning The Department of Adult Education is initiating the first of what we hope will become an annual, themed series of study groups aimed at broadening and deepening our reflective practices and collegial relations as teachers, educators, and administrators in higher education. This … Read more

Facilitator Development Workshop (FDW) – Feb.25 – Mar.1 – Abbotsford Campus

Join the FDW. The Facilitator Development Workshop is designed primarily for individuals who will be conducting the ISW at an institution. Individuals must participate in an ISW prior to applying for the FDW.  The FDW provides individuals with an opportunity for professional development in a challenging and supportive atmosphere and provides connections to a larger … Read more

Ed Tech in Action – Success Story #169

Radical new deliver adopted with (relative) ease Imagine this: 23 students in the classroom and 15 remote students attending your class online simulations. Technology bridges the gap and creates one learning community engaging in the same class activities. Sound overwhelming? Maybe a little. But yes, it is possible, and yes, instructors are making that happen … Read more

Educational Conundrum of the Week – Learning through Video, Why the Demand?

An instructor suggested that more Blackboard video tutorials be made available reminding us that video is a great learning tool. I reflected on why video is such an effective means of teaching and learning. I then reflected on YouTube and asked myself why it was my go-to source to learn many new things. Sequential learning was what first came to mind; the … Read more

Instructor and Tech Success Story – Ted Zak Offers Students Classroom Captures

EdTech in Action: Ted Zak offers students classroom captures When you introduce a new teaching tool into your everyday teaching and students can’t stop asking for more then you know you’re on to something, and Ted Zak, Carpentry instructor, is definitely on to something with his classroom capture. Ted has found a need to record his classes … Read more

LIVE Online Seminar – Build International Student Success with Intercultural Awareness

LIVE Online Seminar Build International Student Success with Intercultural Awareness THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 | 11:00am (PT) 60 Minutes UFV, Abbotsford Campus, Rm G124 In this seminar we will examine the three primary worldviews and cultural dimensions to increase our intercultural savvy. This increased awareness will help us teach in ways that better include and … Read more