To Tech or not too Tech?

An ADED instructor, Douglas Mauger, sent an in-depth and thought provoking article to our department on how students are distracted by the use of tech in the classroom vs. how instructors see it being used. The article, A Mixed Blessing? Students’ and Instructors’ Perspectives about Off-Task Technology Use in the Academic Classroom states that “There … Read more

Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) – August 6 – 30, 2019

Please join us for the Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) facilitated by Michelle Johnson, Leonne Beebe and Ken Harmel. FLO Online Schedule – August 6 – 30, 2019 FLO is a four week online asynchronous course with scheduled synchronous sessions. The course is designed for UFV faculty who wish to improve or have little online teaching or online learning experience. The … Read more

Educators Journey towards Reconciliation – Workshop

Workshop dates: June 6 – 7, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm Facilitator: Lorna Andrews Location: Abbotsford Campus, room to be determined During our two days together, we will go through a journey to discover challenges and best practices in decolonizing the classroom and, our education practice. We will explore strategies for creating a culturally safe learning environment and indigenizing … Read more