Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) – August 6 – 30, 2019

Please join us for the Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) facilitated by Michelle Johnson, Leonne Beebe and Ken Harmel. FLO Online Schedule – August 6 – 30, 2019 FLO is a four week online asynchronous course with scheduled synchronous sessions. The course is designed for UFV faculty who wish to improve or have little online teaching or online learning experience. The … Read more

Educators Journey towards Reconciliation – Workshop

Workshop dates: June 6 – 7, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm Facilitator: Lorna Andrews Location: Abbotsford Campus, room to be determined During our two days together, we will go through a journey to discover challenges and best practices in decolonizing the classroom and, our education practice. We will explore strategies for creating a culturally safe learning environment and indigenizing … Read more

Guess Who’s Coming?

Final Reveal! Guess Who’s Coming? We are pleased and thrilled to introduce Duncan Wardle, our innovative keynote for PDDAY2019. Most recently Duncan was Vice President of Innovation & Creativity for The Walt Disney Company.  The Creativity Team works across Disney’s Theme Parks, Pixar, Marvel, Lucas Films, ESPN, Animation and Imagineering, as “creative ideation consultants” and “cultural … Read more

Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) – Jan-Feb 2019

Join us for the Instructional Skills Workshop, facilitated by Michelle Johnson Location: UFV, Abbotsford Campus – Rm G124 Workshop Schedule: Friday, January  11           9:00am – 1:00pm Saturday, January 12       8:30am – 4:30pm Saturday, January  26      8:30am – 4:30pm Saturday, February 9       8:30am – 4:30pm The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) … Read more

Self Studies in Higher Learning

SELF-STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION A Series of Brown-Bag Conversations on Teaching & Learning The Department of Adult Education is initiating the first of what we hope will become an annual, themed series of study groups aimed at broadening and deepening our reflective practices and collegial relations as teachers, educators, and administrators in higher education. This … Read more

Facilitator Development Workshop (FDW) – Feb.25 – Mar.1 – Abbotsford Campus

Join the FDW. The Facilitator Development Workshop is designed primarily for individuals who will be conducting the ISW at an institution. Individuals must participate in an ISW prior to applying for the FDW.  The FDW provides individuals with an opportunity for professional development in a challenging and supportive atmosphere and provides connections to a larger … Read more

LIVE Online Seminar – Build International Student Success with Intercultural Awareness

LIVE Online Seminar Build International Student Success with Intercultural Awareness THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 | 11:00am (PT) 60 Minutes UFV, Abbotsford Campus, Rm G124 In this seminar we will examine the three primary worldviews and cultural dimensions to increase our intercultural savvy. This increased awareness will help us teach in ways that better include and … Read more

Another Way to Make the Magic Happen: Contact the Teaching and Learning Centre

  We’ve all seen this simple graphic, or something similar too it, but it speaks volumes about our teaching practices. Sometimes we are thrown out of our comfort zone unintentionally and find amazing outcomes. For example, a few times while teaching many classes, I brought the wrong material to a class which quickly threw me out of my comfort zone. … Read more