Category Archives: Events & Workshops

April 2019 Instructional Skills Workshop

The next Langara College Instructional Skills Workshop will be held on three consecutive days (8:30am-4:30pm) April 24, 25, 26, 2019. ISW is Your Opportunity to Enhance Your Teaching! Teach more interactive and interesting classes Increase your competence and confidence in … Continue reading

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Internationalization Strategy Public Forum

Please join us at the public forum on Monday, February 4, 2019. Since our launch event in November 2017 the Internationalization Strategy Development working group and advisory committee have been consulting Langara’s community to draft an internationalization strategy for the College. The public forum … Continue reading

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Langara Book Club: Indigenous Storywork

Leading up to this year’s APAG conference, join the Langara Book Club to explore keynote speaker Jo-Ann Archibald’s Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body and Spirit. Dr. Archibald, also known by her Stó:lō name Q’um Q’um Xiiem, is a … Continue reading

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Finding Strength Through Difference – SIETAR BC Unconference:

While difference is often used to polarize people and inspire fear, difference is also a great source of strength and resilience. Join us for the third annual SIETAR BC Unconference to explore the many ways that we find strength through … Continue reading

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TCDC Book Club: Make It Stick

Would you like to find out how to help your students (and yourself) learn more effectively and increase knowledge retention? Would you like to discover some new learning and practice strategies that can be applied right away in your class? … Continue reading

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Maximizing Student Engagement through Classroom Configuration

Whenever I walk into a classroom to deliver a class or a workshop, I contemplate what I want the students or participants to do, and as such, will I need to reconfigure the classroom space to be conducive for the … Continue reading

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TCDC Workshop: The Expert Blind Spot

“Knowing something and teaching something are two different somethings” – Kevin Tumlinson Following a term of what felt like a teaching rut, I started to examine what was behind this change, and I realized I was falling into the same … Continue reading

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TCDC Book Club: How Learning Works

Ever wondered how students’ prior knowledge (or misunderstandings) and the ways they organize new information impact their learning? Curious about what factors motivate students to learn? Want to know more about which types of practice and feedback actually enhance learning, … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Open Education – cross Canada mini-MOOC

From June 1-15, 2018, a cross-Canada mini-MOOC (massive open online course) called Making Sense of Open Education will take place through the OpenLearn UK Moodle platform. The course will consist of short daily lessons and activities at an introductory level. … Continue reading

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Bridging Indigenous Ways of Knowing with Western Ways of Doing Research – Event at Science World

Bridging Indigenous Ways of Knowing with Western Ways of Doing Research This panel discussion will aim to bridge Western ways of knowing with Indigenous ways of knowing and will be open to a wider audience interested in science as well … Continue reading

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TCDC Fall Events

Join TCDC and sign up for any of the multiple events being offered this fall. If you have any questions, feel free to contact tcdc@langara.ca

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Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education Series

Interested in learning more about Indigenous histories, perspectives and worldviews and how to incorporate concepts in your classroom? Using UBC’s MOOC (Massive Open On-line Course) “Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education Series”, TCDC is once again offering 6 two hour sessions on … Continue reading

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Copyright Workshops

The library will be offering two great copyright workshops this Fall semester. COPYRIGHT FOR EDUCATORS Wednesday September 27, 12:30-1:20, T226 Have you ever copied an article for your students? Posted a YouTube video to D2L? Added an image from Google … Continue reading

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Rethinking Assessment Practices

With the new semester beginning, many of us are thinking about how we will assess our students’ progress over the next 14 weeks. What information will we include on our midterms and final exams? What types of assignments and projects … Continue reading

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2017-18 Intercultural Reconciliation Carving

OPEN TO FACULTY 2017 Intercultural Reconciliation Carving Series During the fall of 2017 and spring of 2018 Langara’s Aboriginal Studies Department, in partnership with our Fine Arts Department, is offering a unique Aboriginal carving program which is open to all … Continue reading

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