UFV Launch – Fall 2022 happenings 

UFV Launch is well underway for the 2022-23 academic year.  UFV Launch is a professional learning program for new to UFV faculty that centres dialogue around what it means to be an educator at UFV focusing on excellent learning experiences for students.  Led by Michelle Johnson and Claire Hay, five participants from Computing, Agriculture and … Read more

UFV Open – November 2022 Update

By: Claire Hay (TLC) & Janelle Sztuhar (Library) UFV Open Updates The Open Education Micro Grants Program (OEMGP) produced one MATH related homework system project under the supervision of Ben Vanderlai of Math and Stats – well done! Work Study Student (under TLC) hired in Oct. 2022 to help with data collection for OER usage … Read more

Travel Through Teaching and Learning – Open House

SAVE THE DATE Date: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 Time: 11:30-1:30pm Location: G104 (G124 & G113) Travel through Teaching and Learning – Open House Come and Explore! Mark your calendars and make the journey to the Teaching and Learning Centre. We look forward to you joining us for presentations, meeting new T&L Division members, learning more … Read more

Course Review

Before or during a semester, would you like your online or hybrid course in Blackboard reviewed by a Learning Designer and/or a Specialist? Provide us with your course name and CRN# and we will review it using our evidenced-based checklist. We can follow up with an optional one-on-one consultation with the reviewer. REGISTER Information / One-on-One … Read more

Sharing Evaluations

Photo credit: <a href=’https://www.freepik.com/photos/international-students’>International students photo created by lookstudio – www.freepik.com</a> The end of the summer semester is just around the corner and with that (potentially) brings instructor evaluations. If you have an on-campus and online course, switching from one to the other can be challenging being that the design, development, and delivery are unique … Read more

Launch Announcement of myClass (Blackboard) service request forms within IT Service Desk Portal

April 27, 2022 IT Services and Teaching & Learning Centre are excited to announce the launch of myClass (Blackboard) service request forms within the IT Service Desk portal.  UFV Faculty can use the new services to enter myClass requests such as Course Merge, Course Extension and Course Restore/Recovery.  The new forms will enable our IT … Read more

Educators Journey Towards Reconciliation & Weaving Knowledge Systems

Educators Journey towards Reconciliation Dates: June 13, 14, 2022 (9am to 4pm) Location: UFV Abbotsford Campus Description The Educators Journey Towards Reconciliation is a two-day workshop where we will go through a journey to discover challenges and best practices in decolonizing our education practice and spaces. Through reflecting on your experiences and knowledge of Indigenous … Read more

Black History Month – Six Extraordinary Events

In honour of Black History Month 2022, the BC Black History Awareness Society has planned six superb events that we know you are going to enjoy. We’ve harnessed a mix of technology and safe in-person venues to bring you an amazing lineup of talks, exhibits, workshops, tours and, as always, wonderful music featuring Black performers and … Read more