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

Guess Who’s Coming?

Final Reveal! Guess Who’s Coming? We are pleased and thrilled to introduce Duncan Wardle, our innovative keynote for PDDAY2019. Most recently Duncan was Vice President of Innovation & Creativity for The Walt Disney Company.  The Creativity Team works across Disney’s Theme Parks, Pixar, Marvel, Lucas Films, ESPN, Animation and Imagineering, as “creative ideation consultants” and “cultural … Read more

Guess Who’s Coming?

Clue #4 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

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