How are you, really?

It has been 13 months since we had to ‘pivot’ and make drastic changes to the way to teach and learn, and now another semester is ending.  It has also been three months since I have asked you how you were. So, I ask you again: How are you, really? As we transition towards summer … Read more

Accessibility Awareness Three-Day Online Event (June 1-3, 2021)

To promote and raise awareness for the National Accessibility Week, May 31 – June 4, 2021, the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) and the Centre for Accessibility Services (CAS) are hosting a three-Day Online event featuring keynote presenters, workshops, a student panel, and other relevant sessions to showcase and learn about accessibility. Save the Dates … Read more

Global Challenge: Vietnam Initiative – One Year Out

The Centre for Experiential and Career Education, in partnership with UFV International and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam have successfully piloted the Global Challenge: Vietnam Initiative with the UFV’s School of Business in Winter 2020. The initiative has been built on project-based and team-based learning pedagogies. An in-class research-driven … Read more

Innovation Spark!

UFV Academic Success Centre team featured in a zoom session during the PAWS event. Sandra Smith is top row, center. There’s nothing like a pandemic to spark innovation, and Sandra Smith, the Academic Success Centre’s Coordinator, was recently lauded for exactly that. She and two colleagues from Simon Fraser University, Ruth Silverman and Julia Lane, … Read more

Educators Journey Towards Reconciliation & Weaving Knowledge Systems Workshops

Educators Journey Towards Reconciliation (EJTR) This workshop will take us on a journey to discover challenges and best practices in decolonizing our education practice and the classroom. Based on your experiences and knowledge of Indigenous history and issues, we will explore strategies for creating a culturally safe learning environment and indigenizing through reconciling Indigenous worldviews, … Read more

Lunch & Learn with Dr. Rebekah Taussig

Join us for a TLC Special Guest Speaker Wed, March 31, 2021 (12-1 pm) with Dr. Rebekah Taussig Presenting ” Invited to the Table: Making Learning More Accessible for Students” Dr. Rebekah Taussig is a Kansas City writer and teacher with her doctorate in Creative Nonfiction and Disability Studies. She has led workshops at the … Read more

SAVE THE DATE – April 27 – 29, 2021 for a UFV PDDAY2021 online event.

Faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to a day of professional development to connect virtually with colleagues, learn tools, tips and trends in higher ed, and grow UFV towards the future together.

The theme this year is “Be well. Learn well. Work well. The connection between good health and academic and workplace performance.”

More details to come!                    #ufvpdday

We’d like to know what you think

Welcome to the end of the fall semester and 2020. For many of us the fall semester proved to be a significant learning experience in online learning delivery. There was some developing and fine-tuning along the way with activities added/dropped/modified or assessments revised to suit the needs of your students. It is nice to know … Read more