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Practicing Indigenous pedagogies in the classroom: insights from faculty 10:00 am
Practicing Indigenous pedagogies in the classroom: insights from faculty
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join an online discussion with Langara instructors who will share their experiences, successes, and challenges in engaging with Indigenous pedagogies in the classroom. Each instructor will offer reflections as well as a few pieces of advice or words of wisdom, … Continue reading
Brightspace Instructor Template Orientations 11:30 am
Brightspace Instructor Template Orientations
Jul 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
 Are you putting your class online for fall 2020? Would you like a BIT (Brightspace Instructor Template) of help getting started?   This workshop will introduce attendees to Brightspace Instructor Template. We will look at the course homepage, announcements, and … Continue reading
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Accessible Course Materials: Print Materials 11:00 am
Accessible Course Materials: Print Materials
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
A hands-on learning session focused on how to create print materials for your classes that will be accessible to the broadest range of students. Learn about commonly used assistive technology and practice using the accessibility resources available in programs such … Continue reading
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3-day course: Online Course Design and Delivery at Langara – July Session 10:00 am
3-day course: Online Course Design and Delivery at Langara – July Session
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Designing and delivering an online course has similarities to designing and teaching a face-to-face course, but online courses require some unique considerations and decisions to create a meaningful learning experience. In this 3-day course, you will learn how to put … Continue reading
Innovative Educators Webinar: Teaching Online: Best Practices for Asynchronous & Synchronous Delivery 10:00 am
Innovative Educators Webinar: Teaching Online: Best Practices for Asynchronous & Synchronous Delivery
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Regardless of educational mode (face-to-face, online, or hybrid), lectures, discussions, and group work are popular (and effective) strategies to promote student learning and engagement. While most faculty can effectively facilitate these pedagogical strategies in the face-to-face classroom, adopting the same … Continue reading
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3-day course: Online Course Design and Delivery at Langara – July Session 10:00 am
3-day course: Online Course Design and Delivery at Langara – July Session
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Designing and delivering an online course has similarities to designing and teaching a face-to-face course, but online courses require some unique considerations and decisions to create a meaningful learning experience. In this 3-day course, you will learn how to put … Continue reading
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BCcampus webinar: An In-Depth Look at the Pulling Together Indigenization Guide: Teachers and Instructors 9:00 am
BCcampus webinar: An In-Depth Look at the Pulling Together Indigenization Guide: Teachers and Instructors
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCIT and BCcampus would like to invite you to participate in two interactive Zoom sessions about the Pulling Together Indigenization Guides where we will focus on the Teachers and Instructors Guide. Our first event will be on July 9, 2020 and our … Continue reading
3-day course: Online Course Design and Delivery at Langara – July Session 10:00 am
3-day course: Online Course Design and Delivery at Langara – July Session
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Designing and delivering an online course has similarities to designing and teaching a face-to-face course, but online courses require some unique considerations and decisions to create a meaningful learning experience. In this 3-day course, you will learn how to put … Continue reading
Sandbox session: Zoom basic features 2:30 pm
Sandbox session: Zoom basic features
Jul 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us for a hands-on 60-minute practice session on Zoom basics. With support and guidance TCDC and Ed Tech, you will organize your Zoom screen, apply virtual backgrounds, adjust audio and security settings, practice screen-sharing, and host and co-host part … Continue reading
History of Data Collection & Racial Injustice Panel Discussion (Part 1) 5:00 pm
History of Data Collection & Racial Injustice Panel Discussion (Part 1)
Jul 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
As anti-Asian racism and the Black Lives Matter movement have dominated conversations about race across Canada, it is timely to examine how the use of data collection can help to better understand hate crimes and racial injustice. Historically, there are … Continue reading
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Accessible Course Materials: Presentation and video tools 10:00 am
Accessible Course Materials: Presentation and video tools
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
A hands-on learning session focused on ensuring your lectures, presentations, and audio-visual materials will be accessible to the broadest range of students. Learn about common accommodations and assistive technology and practice creating accessible PowerPoint presentations and audio-visual resources (such as … Continue reading
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Introduction to Indigenous pedagogies, workshop 1 10:00 am
Introduction to Indigenous pedagogies, workshop 1
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
What are Indigenous ways of knowing and doing, and how can we – from our diverse positions – put these into ethical practice in the classroom? This virtual session will introduce aspects of Indigenous pedagogies that can support the inclusion … Continue reading
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BCcampus webinar: Adapting to COVID-19: Understanding the challenges of International Learners (Part 1) 9:30 am
BCcampus webinar: Adapting to COVID-19: Understanding the challenges of International Learners (Part 1)
Jul 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on all students; however, different needs, challenges, and opportunities have emerged for international students. Join us as we learn and share with representatives from 4 post-secondary institutions in B.C. in a three-part webinar series. … Continue reading
Innovative Educators Webinar: Examining Asynchronous & Synchronous Strategies For Active & Engaged Learning 10:00 am
Innovative Educators Webinar: Examining Asynchronous & Synchronous Strategies For Active & Engaged Learning
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Frequently, best practices in teaching and learning are based on the mode in which a class is offered (face-to-face or online). While this has been historically useful, advances in technology have created instructional and interaction opportunities that blur the boundary … Continue reading
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Sandbox session: Zoom advanced features 10:30 am
Sandbox session: Zoom advanced features
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for a hands-on 60-minute practice session on Zoom advanced skills. With support and guidance from EdTech and TCDC, you will create breakout rooms manually, annotate a screen, use the whiteboard, and launch a poll. Sandbox sessions are opportunities … Continue reading
BCcampus webinar: Indigenous Speaker Series: Land Acknowledgements – A Conversation with Post-Secondary Students 11:00 am
BCcampus webinar: Indigenous Speaker Series: Land Acknowledgements – A Conversation with Post-Secondary Students
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us in a thoughtful conversation about land acknowledgments with post-secondary students. In this webinar, you will learn about the importance of saying a land acknowledgment and some things to include in your own land acknowledgment. Bring any and all questions … Continue reading
TCDC & CIE Book Club: White Fragility 11:30 am
TCDC & CIE Book Club: White Fragility
Jul 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
TCDC & CIE Book Club: White Fragility
In the past week, protests have erupted across the United States and in major Canadian cities in In the past week, protests have erupted across the United States and in major Canadian cities in response to the police murder of … Continue reading
BCcampus webinar: Adapting to COVID-19: Innovative Approaches to Supporting the International Student Experience (Part 2) 3:30 pm
BCcampus webinar: Adapting to COVID-19: Innovative Approaches to Supporting the International Student Experience (Part 2)
Jul 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us as we learn and share with representatives from 4 post-secondary institutions in BC in a three-part webinar series. This second session will focus on some of the innovation these institutions have implemented to provide support to international students … Continue reading
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Innovative Educators Webinar: Improving Online Engagement: Strategies For Compliance & Connections 10:00 am
Innovative Educators Webinar: Improving Online Engagement: Strategies For Compliance & Connections
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The COVID-19 crisis has shined a light on learners who are often forgotten: online and distance learners. As the majority of schools quickly transitioned to online-only methods of instruction, many took an experimental approach to find ways to engage these … Continue reading
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The Virtual Watercooler: Indigenous Pedagogies and Conversations Around Decolonization 10:30 am
The Virtual Watercooler: Indigenous Pedagogies and Conversations Around Decolonization
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Looking for a place to talk to peers about topics related to teaching and learning online? We are here to help! TCDC invites you to a discussion series starting July 17th. In this informal online space, you can share with … Continue reading
BCcampus webinar: FLO Friday: Creating Inclusive Spaces Online – Considering the “Other” 12:30 pm
BCcampus webinar: FLO Friday: Creating Inclusive Spaces Online – Considering the “Other”
Jul 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Come participate in an interactive session that unpacks the importance of fostering spaces that champion both vulnerability and empathy with your students. This FLO Friday session will model how to use online apparatus to facilitate discussions about contemporary topics that … Continue reading
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Introduction to Indigenous Pedagogies, Workshop 2 10:00 am
Introduction to Indigenous Pedagogies, Workshop 2
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This workshop builds on workshop 1 of this series on Indigenous pedagogies. Participants will take a closer look at Indigenous principles of teaching and learning and begin to explore ways of applying these principles in their teaching practices. The session … Continue reading
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Innovative Educators Webinar: Designing Learning Outcomes & Engaging Assessments for the Online Classroom 10:00 am
Innovative Educators Webinar: Designing Learning Outcomes & Engaging Assessments for the Online Classroom
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
While it is essential that faculty integrate assessment strategies to document student learning outcomes, creating assignments that are simultaneously meaningful and interesting is a challenge. Students’ time and attention are strongly tied to the graded components of a course; as … Continue reading
The Virtual Watercooler: Academic Integrity 2:00 pm
The Virtual Watercooler: Academic Integrity
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Looking for a place to talk to peers about topics related to teaching and learning online? We are here to help! TCDC invites you to our watercooler discussion series. In this informal online space, you can share with colleagues across … Continue reading
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BCcampus webinar: Discovering Openness in Your Research 11:00 am
BCcampus webinar: Discovering Openness in Your Research
Jul 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open education focuses on making resources and knowledge accessible to and usable by everyone; however, this goal can be met in different ways. Through this webinar, I will invite you to consider different ways of viewing openness in your own … Continue reading
BCcampus webinar: Adapting to COVID-19: Break-out sessions for International Student Onboarding and Support (Part 3) 11:30 am
BCcampus webinar: Adapting to COVID-19: Break-out sessions for International Student Onboarding and Support (Part 3)
Jul 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
In this webinar, the facilitators will engage in an interactive session to workshop and brainstorm together with participants how we can better provide virtual onboarding and orientation for international students prior to the start of and during their studies this … Continue reading
History of Data Collection & Racial Injustice Panel Discussion (Part 2) 5:00 pm
History of Data Collection & Racial Injustice Panel Discussion (Part 2)
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
As anti-Asian racism and the Black Lives Matter movement have dominated conversations about race across Canada, it is timely to examine how the use of data collection can help to better understand hate crimes and racial injustice. Historically, there are … Continue reading
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Innovative Educators Webinar: Reduce Cheating In The Online Classroom: Shifting From Punishment to Prevention 10:00 am
Innovative Educators Webinar: Reduce Cheating In The Online Classroom: Shifting From Punishment to Prevention
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Academic honesty is a concern in all learning environments, and issues with student cheating are intensified in the online classroom’s unique context. Not only do faculty face increased barriers ensuring the student’s identity completing each assignment, but they also struggle … Continue reading
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The Virtual Watercooler: Group Work and Assignments 10:30 am
The Virtual Watercooler: Group Work and Assignments
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Looking for a place to talk to peers about topics related to teaching and learning online? We are here to help! TCDC invites you to our watercooler discussion series. In this informal online space, you can share with colleagues across … Continue reading