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Legend: EdTech | External Events | Teaching and Learning | Indigenization |Intercultural
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Brightspace Intelligent Agents 11:00 am
Brightspace Intelligent Agents
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Adding automation to your course through the use of intelligent agents (IA’s) is one way to boost interaction with your learners without requiring more work and effort. Intelligent agents are customizable messages automatically emailed to your students when they fulfill … Continue reading
Zoom Basic 1:00 pm
Zoom Basic
Jan 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
New to Zoom? Learn how to schedule and secure your Zoom meetings. Don’t know how to share your screen, use the chat or whiteboard? We’ll give you hands-on practice so you can experience it for yourselves before trying it in … Continue reading
Brightspace Checklists 2:30 pm
Brightspace Checklists
Jan 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Often, online learning causes stress within learners. It may seem overwhelming when they are faced with the full course curriculum, assignments and readings. To help learners manage their time, breaking down the activities or assignments into steps or lists which … Continue reading
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Brightspace Quizzes 10:00 am
Brightspace Quizzes
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
In this workshop, you will learn how to: create new questions of various types organize questions in sections and the question library create quizzes based on questions pulled from the question library configure quiz timing and availability set up auto-grading … Continue reading
Brightspace Assignments 11:00 am
Brightspace Assignments
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
In this workshop, you will learn how to: configure a new assignment including availability link an assignment with and item in the grade book use the assignment grading tool to provide feedback apply best practices to make the most effective … Continue reading
Kaltura Capture and Mediaspace Basics 2:00 pm
Kaltura Capture and Mediaspace Basics
Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Using video in your online course is a great way to engage students and present learning content in alternative ways, following the principles of UDL. In part one of this two-part session we will look at the different scenarios for … Continue reading
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Brightspace Instructor Template 10:30 am
Brightspace Instructor Template
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you putting your class online for spring 2021? 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 the … Continue reading
Applying Active Learning Strategies to Your Online Course 3:00 pm
Applying Active Learning Strategies to Your Online Course
Jan 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this workshop, we will quickly examine the principles of active learning and then brainstorm and discuss ideas for course design, assignments and activities based on these principles.
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Zoom Advanced 10:30 am
Zoom Advanced
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Beyond Zoom Basics. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to create breakout rooms, annotate a shared screen, and create Zoom polls.
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Spring 2021 Book Club: Teaching in a Digital Age 4:30 pm
Spring 2021 Book Club: Teaching in a Digital Age
Jan 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Online | Tuesdays| January 12 to March 23 | 4:30-5:45 (no meeting on February 16) Teaching in a Digital Age By Tony Bates Pivoting to remote online teaching has been a learning journey that has felt more like a roller … Continue reading
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BCcampus webinar: Pulling Together: An Introduction to the Curriculum Developers Guide for Indigenization 10:00 am
BCcampus webinar: Pulling Together: An Introduction to the Curriculum Developers Guide for Indigenization
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This two-part series will assist you in understanding from an Indigenous perspective how to best use the curriculum developers’ Pulling Together guide in your design, development, review, and adaptation of pedagogy for your courses. These sessions are intended to support the systemic … Continue reading
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Tips for Creating Effective Educational Videos 10:30 am
Tips for Creating Effective Educational Videos
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us to discover what research tells us about effective educational videos and get some tips for creating your own.
BCcampus webinar: FUN FLO Friday: Create a Digital Escape Room as a Learning Activity 11:00 am
BCcampus webinar: FUN FLO Friday: Create a Digital Escape Room as a Learning Activity
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for this fun hour with Jamie Billingham, as she demonstrates how to create your own escape room activity to engage or encage your learners! Jamie (she/her/hers) is a learning designer and consultant who has been active in the online learning design and … Continue reading
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Spring 2021 Book Club: Teaching in a Digital Age 4:30 pm
Spring 2021 Book Club: Teaching in a Digital Age
Jan 19 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Online | Tuesdays| January 12 to March 23 | 4:30-5:45 (no meeting on February 16) Teaching in a Digital Age By Tony Bates Pivoting to remote online teaching has been a learning journey that has felt more like a roller … Continue reading
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Go2K webinar: Online Workers are Feeling Disconnected: How to Build Virtual Teams & Promote Connectivity 12:00 pm
Go2K webinar: Online Workers are Feeling Disconnected: How to Build Virtual Teams & Promote Connectivity
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
When colleges had to switch overnight to remote operations in all areas, and as only some of those areas have opened back up on campuses, the need for a robust supportive team model is more significant than it ever has … Continue reading
BCcampus webinar: Thriving Beyond Campuses: Student Town Hall 1:30 pm
BCcampus webinar: Thriving Beyond Campuses: Student Town Hall
Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Our Thriving Beyond Campuses series has provided opportunities for faculty members, health promotion staff, and instructional support staff to gather virtually and consider how to promote mental health and well-being in learning environments. COVID-19 has created so many challenges for students, faculty, … Continue reading
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Go2K webinar: Friday 5 Live! Supporting Staff & Student Mental Health 9:00 am
Go2K webinar: Friday 5 Live! Supporting Staff & Student Mental Health
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
We are fortunate to have Dr. Jena Morrison join us for our upcoming Friday 5 Live to talk with us about how we can support the mental health of our students, faculty and staff! What are some tangible practices we … Continue reading
Go2K webinar: Online Classroom Management: Course Design Strategies to Minimize Problems & Promote Learning 10:00 am
Go2K webinar: Online Classroom Management: Course Design Strategies to Minimize Problems & Promote Learning
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Thinking about course management may evoke a scene of a frazzled teacher trying to motivate and control a class of apathetic, confused, or disruptive students. Online and remote course modalities present unique and even unknown course management challenges that we … Continue reading
BCcampus webinar: FLO Friday: Ideas and Inspirations to Break Out of the Online Discussion Forum Rut 11:00 am
BCcampus webinar: FLO Friday: Ideas and Inspirations to Break Out of the Online Discussion Forum Rut
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Discussion forums are an integral element of any online course, but the same type of prompt used day after day can become monotonous. How can we keep learners engaged with this essential collaborative activity? In this FLO Friday session, we … Continue reading
Kaltura Mediaspace Advanced 11:30 am
Kaltura Mediaspace Advanced
Jan 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
In this follow-up to the Kaltura Basics Workshop we will cover: (a) how to add closed captions to your video, (b) basic editing using the online video editor, (c) adding hotspots to your video and (d) adding an interactive video … Continue reading
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Go2K webinar: 20 Emerging Best Practices for Remote Teaching & Learning 10:00 am
Go2K webinar: 20 Emerging Best Practices for Remote Teaching & Learning
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
As we now know, success in remote teaching and learning where video-based meetings replace in-person sessions requires reconsiderations of course design, the ways students engage and interact, and the teaching and learning dynamic itself. Having a few semesters of remote … Continue reading
Spring 2021 Book Club: Teaching in a Digital Age 4:30 pm
Spring 2021 Book Club: Teaching in a Digital Age
Jan 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Online | Tuesdays| January 12 to March 23 | 4:30-5:45 (no meeting on February 16) Teaching in a Digital Age By Tony Bates Pivoting to remote online teaching has been a learning journey that has felt more like a roller … Continue reading
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BCcampus webinar: Pulling Together: An Introduction to the Curriculum Developers Guide for Indigenization 10:00 am
BCcampus webinar: Pulling Together: An Introduction to the Curriculum Developers Guide for Indigenization
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This two-part series will assist you in understanding from an Indigenous perspective how to best use the curriculum developers’ Pulling Together guide in your design, development, review, and adaptation of pedagogy for your courses. These sessions are intended to support the systemic … Continue reading
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Go2K webinar: Friday 5 Live! Supporting Our Students of Color: Addressing Health & Resources 9:00 am
Go2K webinar: Friday 5 Live! Supporting Our Students of Color: Addressing Health & Resources
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Dr. Sylvia Dorsey-Robinson will join us for our upcoming Friday 5 Live to discuss critical challenges facing our students of color this semester. How can we create healthy spaces for our students and provide them the resources they need to … Continue reading
Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning – Virtual Exchange (COIL-VE) Information Session 10:00 am
Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning – Virtual Exchange (COIL-VE) Information Session
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Langara’s Centre for Intercultural Engagement (CIE) supports Langara Faculty to engage in virtual exchange by helping you find an international faculty partner. We offer dedicated COIL-VE workshops, a grant, and a COIL-VE Community of Practice that assists you and the … Continue reading
Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions (Zoom) 11:00 am
Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions (Zoom)
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Are you facilitating an online course this fall and still feel a bit overwhelmed about using Zoom for your lectures? Want to practice creating breakout rooms, screen sharing, and other hosting functions within Zoom? Come play with us in this … Continue reading
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