Academic Success Centre – Update Winter 2021

Academic Success Centre Update Winter 2021 The ASC Administrative Team would like to extend our appreciation to all faculty, staff, and students who participated in our big October events: BC’s Academic Integrity Week (Oct. 18-22) and the International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating (Oct. 20). We had a great turn out, and we look … Read more

Internationalize your Outlook Calendar

Written by Victoria Surtees, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Internationalization. Did you know you could set your Outlook Calendar to include holidays from most countries and religions across the world? You can do it in less than 2 minutes with just a few simple clicks. So why should you? Well, let’s face it, when we celebrate … Read more

Taming the Hybrid Classroom

Written by Dulmini Wathugala, TLC Learning Designer Cohesion of face-to-face and online instruction, roughly the same amount and never simultaneously – the “hybrid model” is no longer a novel term to us. Maybe you’re already teaching in one of many hybrid classrooms we have at UFV, either for a hybrid format or a fully face-to-face … Read more

Career Month keynote speaker: Gray Poehnell – CECE Event

Career Month, Poster, Gray Poehnell Listen to keynote speaker Gray Pohnell for Career Month Crafting a better story through Hope-Filled Engagement Crafting a better story through Hope-Filled Engagement is an essential skill in today’s chaotic world of life and work. We all have stories, and our stories are essential to our life/career journeys. On our … Read more

Announcing new Open Education Micro Grant Program

Written by Claire Hay, Teaching and Learning Specialist Recently funded through UFV’s Strategic Initiatives Fund, the UFV Library and Teaching and Learning Centre are excited to announce a new Open Education Micro Grant Program (OEMG) for 2021-22.  This program is designed to support faculty adapting and developing open education resources (OERs) that will be used … Read more

UFV Launch – a new faculty professional development program

Each year, TLC runs UFV Launch – a new faculty professional development program.  UFV Launch is designed to provide newly hired full-time faculty members with the foundation of educational support, resources, and a learning network as they move into their new role at UFV.  The program consists of two nine-week courses delivered consecutively in the … Read more

TLC ASKS Podcasts

  TLC ASKS PODCASTS Welcome to the TLCAsks Podcast where we ask important questions about post-secondary education in an effort to identify key issues. In this space, we aim to dive into a variety of pedagogical topics. Above all, we hope to provide you with some food for thought as you navigate the ever-changing world … Read more

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Call to Action #80

Written by Lorna Andrews, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Indigenization / Video produced by Katherine Kohler, TLC Learning Designer “We call upon the federal government, in collaboration with Aboriginal peoples, to establish, as a statutory holiday, a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to honour survivors, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration of … Read more

BC Academic Integrity Day Friday, October 15, 2021

A virtual event hosted by Douglas College and sponsored by BC’s Academic Integrity Network Program and Registration link: https://bcain.trubox.ca/#bc-ai-day-ai-week Sessions include panel discussions on “Inclusion and Accessibility in Academic Integrity” and “Responses to Contract Cheating”   Academic Integrity Week Mon., Oct. 18 to Fri., Oct. 22 with the International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating … Read more

Community News – Phanton Screens raises $20,000 for UFV Halq’eméylem Language course scholarship

The results are in, we did it!! We raised $20,000 for our “to Cut or Not to Cut” hair fundraiser. With your help we were able to establish a named endowment to support a scholarship in perpetuity for the University of the Fraser Valley’s Indigenous Language course, the Halq’eméylem of the Stó:lō people. This means that one … Read more