BCTEAL Award to fund First Aid materials for community partners

BCTEAL Award to fund First Aid materials for community partners Written by Victoria Surtees The TLC, in collaboration with partners from Continuing Education and Archway Community Services has been awarded $4000 from BCTEAL, the province’s professional association for Teachers of English as an Additional Language. The award will fund a project to create First Aid … 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

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

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

Congratulations Grads!

UFV Flickr photo of Monik Jaura – Grad 2021 In 2020 and 2021, a combined total of 5,540 students graduated from UFV in this pandemic and post-pandemic world, a world full of uncertainty and opportunity. Congratulations on helping your students graduate and better prepare them for the adventures ahead. You have helped them build their … Read more

Want to Learn More about Hybrid Learning?

Want more information on hybrid learning?   Enrol in the Hybrid Learning Microcourse 09 https://events.ufv.ca/tlc/events/new-microcourse-9-managing-your-hybrid-course/   Join in Chat-H (Hybrid Learning) When it comes to hybrid learning, there is no one-size-fits-all template for planning and implementing your course. Your approach will depend on your specific course, and student audience. We realize you may have many … Read more

Becoming an Ally to our Indigenous Peoples

The Teaching and Learning Centre extends its heartfelt sorrow and condolences to all families and survivors from Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation impacted by discovery of the unmarked graves of the 215 missing children from the Kamloops Residential School. Indigenous children were forcibly removed from their homes and communities throughout the province. We recently learned that … Read more

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