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

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

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

New Faculty Kick Start – Winter 2020

New Faculty Kickstart offered: December 7 – 11, 2020 In December, the Teaching and Learning Centre is hosting New Faculty Kickstart.  This is a week long, online event that is designed for new sessional faculty teaching at UFV.  New Faculty Kickstart helps faculty build connections between each other and with the Teaching and Learning Centre … Read more

How are you?

A story about being well Normally, the end of the semester and the nearing of winter break would mean a relief for many instructors. Yet, this year, what I hear and observe instead are concerns and scheduling of more meetings to better prepare for the year ahead. It would be a lie if I told … Read more

Visual Appeal

Padlet is a great tool for any course Tired of discussion forums? Looking for asynchronous interactions that are more visual and interactive?    Maybe it is time for you to consider introducing Padlet into your courses. Discussion forums are presented to students in a linear fashion – requiring students to click on each thread to … Read more

did you know?

                                    Blackboard Ally is making course content accessible. Blackboard Ally is a new exciting feature that provides alternative accessibility formats for both students and instructors. In addition to providing you with insight to your content accessibility, Ally automatically creates … Read more