Category Archives: Events & Workshops

TCDC and Ed Tech Open House a Success

Thank you to those who dropped by our Open House on January 29, 2020.  TCDC and Ed Tech are sharing C-Building 2nd floor (updated TCDC contacts). We received a steady stream of faculty and staff interested in our new space. … Continue reading

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Conversations with Indigenous Scholars: Dr. Jan Hare, UBC (C203)

When: Friday, March 13, 2020 10:30am-12:30pm Where: Collaboration Space C203 Click here to register Join us for the first in our series of Conversations with Indigenous Scholars. We are honoured to invite Dr. Jan Hare, Anishinaabe scholar and educator at … Continue reading

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Reconciliation in the Classroom: First Steps to Overcoming Uncertainty (C203)

Facilitators: Jimmy Aitken, Langara and Cody Hawver, UBC Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:30 – 3:00 pm | C203 Collaboration Space Click here to register This session is an opportunity to start the conversation. Reconciliation is unknown territory for many, and … Continue reading

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Empowered! Taking an Active Role in your Teaching Feedback

February 27, 2020 | 1:30pm-3:30pm C203 Register here What kind of feedback do you get on your teaching? How do you know what’s working in the classroom? Is students’ feedback telling you what you want and need to know? Join … Continue reading

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TCDC & EdTech Open House 

The staff and faculty from Educational Technology (EdTech) and the Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC) are excited to unveil our new home on the 2nd floor of the C-building at our Open House event on Wednesday, January 29th from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. … Continue reading

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TCDC Book Club: The New Education (T222) 4:30pm

As we look toward the spring 2020 APAG conference with the theme of Future Thinking, TCDC’s book club choice is centred on that very theme: future directions in post-secondary. We will explore Cathy N. Davidson’s The New Education: How to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Instructional Skills Workshops in 2020

The Instructional Skills Workshop offers strategies and tips for: Teaching more interactive classes Increasing confidence in the classroom Enhancing feedback and evaluative skills The ISW is exclusively for current Langara employees and fills up quickly (just 12-16 spaces available). Tentative dates … Continue reading

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Join us for an Unconference on Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

Written by Jessica Kalra, TCDC Curriculum Consultant At Langara, we strive to create a rich and positive learning environment in which staff and students are free to ask questions and have open discussions in a safe, professional and respectful space. … Continue reading

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TCDC Drop-In Hours

Image by Maksymiv Yura in Freepik Written by Mirabelle Tinio, TCDC Curriculum Consultant Starting in September, the Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC) will host drop-in hours for faculty and instructional staff who would like support with course planning and … Continue reading

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TCDC Book Club: Creating Self-Regulated Learners

Do you ever wish your students would spend just a little more time reviewing graded papers, exams, homework assignments and practice quizzes to identify and address gaps in their understanding? Would you like more of your students to be able … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 – Instructional Skills Workshop

The next Langara College Instructional Skills Workshop will be held on six consecutive weekly evening sessions (5:30 pm – 8:30 pm) from September 11 to October 16,  2019. ISW is Your Opportunity to Enhance Your Teaching! Teach more interactive classes Increase … Continue reading

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August 2019 – Instructional Skills Workshop

The next Langara College Instructional Skills Workshop will be held on three consecutive days (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) August 27, 28, 29, 2019. ISW is Your Opportunity to Enhance Your Teaching! Teach more interactive and interesting classes Increase your … Continue reading

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Growing Open at Langara

On March 6th, colleagues from departments across campus came together in the T Gallery to learn more about open pedagogy and resources and celebrate Langara’s open education champions. The room hummed as colleagues mingled and chatted and explored the open … Continue reading

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Classroom Management: A Balancing Act

By Shawna Williams, TCDC Curriculum Consultant Classroom management “refers to the procedures, strategies, and instructional techniques teachers use to manage student behavior and learning activities. Effective classroom management creates an environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. Ineffective classroom … Continue reading

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Transformative Learning Experience for Instructor

Three days at Langara’s Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) can alter teaching philosophy, inspire a new instructional style and create positive impactful results in the classroom. In this testimonial, Manuela Klick, Instructor, Co-Op & Career Development Centre, describes her ISW experience. “Attending … Continue reading

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