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MMM: What Culturally Responsive Teaching Techniques Can I Use to Improve Learning? 8:00 am
MMM: What Culturally Responsive Teaching Techniques Can I Use to Improve Learning?
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
The Monday Morning Mentor series delivers one of Magna’s popular 20-Minute Mentor programs once a week in the spring and in the fall. Week in and week out, these programs, presented by respected academic peers,[...]
Kaleidoscope 2022: Academic Plan Mini-Conference 10:00 am
Kaleidoscope 2022: Academic Plan Mini-Conference
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:45 pm
There are a total of 10 workshops for attendees to choose from this year. The keynote by Len Pierre will explore the relationship and distinction between decolonization of the academy,[...]
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Go2K: Intentional Self-Care For Higher Ed Professionals: How to Reduce Stress & Promote Overall Wellness 10:00 am
Go2K: Intentional Self-Care For Higher Ed Professionals: How to Reduce Stress & Promote Overall Wellness
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Overview Education professionals have historically engaged in unhealthy coping strategies in response to threats to their personal health and wellness. Additionally, education professionals reported feeling “highly” stressed, yet they are[...]
New to Brightspace? 10:00 am
New to Brightspace?
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Join us to learn the basics of creating a course in and teaching with Langara’s learning management system, Brightspace.
Curriculum Series #4: Curriculum Mapping 10:30 am
Curriculum Series #4: Curriculum Mapping
May 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The curriculum development and renewal workshop series introduces the key steps and activities in the curriculum cycle at snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara. Participants in these workshops will receive information on what[...]
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Improve Student Satisfaction and Understanding through Audio and Video Assignment Feedback 10:00 am
Improve Student Satisfaction and Understanding through Audio and Video Assignment Feedback
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Research suggests that using recorded audio or video is a highly effective alternative to written feedback on student assignments that can increase both student understanding and satisfaction. Join us as[...]
Go2K: Micro-Learning for Synchronous & Asynchronous Learning 12:00 pm
Go2K: Micro-Learning for Synchronous & Asynchronous Learning
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
We have spent years researching and learning about our course content. We know everything about it, and we want to share this knowledge and learning with our students. Since we[...]
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ARC Webinar: You Have a Research Idea…Now What?! 10:00 am
ARC Webinar: You Have a Research Idea…Now What?!
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Led by ARC Coordinators, Jenny Francis and Nathan Jones, along with guest presenters (TBA), these informative and interactive sessions are all you need to get started doing research at Langara.[...]
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CANCELLED – Communication Toolkit 10:00 am
CANCELLED – Communication Toolkit
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Looking for new and effective ways to communicate with students throughout the semester? Join us to learn about a range of technology tools, both synchronous and asynchronous.
Asian Heritage Month: The Impact of Community Storytelling (Webinar) 10:30 am
Asian Heritage Month: The Impact of Community Storytelling (Webinar)
May 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Webinar Facilitators, Natasha and Harpo from Cold Tea Collective, will explore what it means to be Asian in Canada today, providing perspectives from the East Asian and South Asian communities,[...]
BCcampus: FLO Friday: UDL for Intentional Design 11:00 am
BCcampus: FLO Friday: UDL for Intentional Design
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This webinar is offered by BCcampus. One of the objectives of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is to help you become more intentional as you plan the design, delivery, and[...]
CANCELLED – Automating Your Brightspace Course Using Intelligent Agents 2:30 pm
CANCELLED – Automating Your Brightspace Course Using Intelligent Agents
May 6 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Adding automation to your course through the use of intelligent agents is one way to boost interaction with your learners without requiring more work and effort. Let Brightspace do the[...]
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Brightspace Quizzes 1 – Absolute Basics 3:30 pm
Brightspace Quizzes 1 – Absolute Basics
May 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:10 pm
This workshop is for those who’ve never used the Brightspace Quizzes tool. Join us for a short overview of the tool.
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Help Your Students Use Video in Their Coursework 1:00 pm
Help Your Students Use Video in Their Coursework
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Encourage students to demonstrate course engagement with visual essays, short films and social media
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Brightspace Quizzes 1 – Absolute Basics 9:30 am
Brightspace Quizzes 1 – Absolute Basics
May 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:10 am
This workshop is for those who’ve never used the Brightspace Quizzes tool. Join us for a short overview of the tool.
ARC Webinar: How to Fund Your Research Project: Opportunities and Supports Available 10:00 am
ARC Webinar: How to Fund Your Research Project: Opportunities and Supports Available
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Led by ARC Coordinators, Jenny Francis and Nathan Jones, along with guest presenters (TBA), these informative and interactive sessions are all you need to get started doing research at Langara.[...]
Course Design for Online and Blended Learning (3-week mini-course) 10:00 am
Course Design for Online and Blended Learning (3-week mini-course)
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Designing and delivering an online or blended course has similarities to designing and teaching a face-to-face course; however online modalities require some unique considerations and decisions to create meaningful learning[...]
Go2K: Best Practices for Competency-Based Education 12:00 pm
Go2K: Best Practices for Competency-Based Education
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
As educators, we strive to promote rigorous learning and inspiring pathways. However, the last two years have made it challenging to maintain our enthusiasm. This webinar will help you find[...]
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CANCELLED – Introducing the Lightboard: Bring the Intimacy of the Classroom into Your Videos 11:00 am
CANCELLED – Introducing the Lightboard: Bring the Intimacy of the Classroom into Your Videos
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Use the lightboard to bring the intimacy of the classroom to your online offerings.
TCDC Spring Book Club: Grading for Equity 4:30 pm
TCDC Spring Book Club: Grading for Equity
May 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Ever wonder where our commonly used system of grading comes from and why it was developed? Do you ever feel that the grading practices you are using might be privileging[...]
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Go2K: Friday 5 Live! Reflecting on Another Year of Pandemic Learning 9:00 am
Go2K: Friday 5 Live! Reflecting on Another Year of Pandemic Learning
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Join us for our final conversation on leadership in honor of our colleague Dr. Denise Swett. Kate Mueller will reflect on the 2021-2022 school year, things learned, surprises found, and[...]
Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning – Virtual Exchange (COIL-VE) Information Session 10:30 am
Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning – Virtual Exchange (COIL-VE) Information Session
May 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 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[...]
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CANCELLED – Course Check-Under-The-Hood & Tune-Up Challenge (5-Week Series) 11:30 am
CANCELLED – Course Check-Under-The-Hood & Tune-Up Challenge (5-Week Series)
May 16 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Take a colleague’s course for a test drive with our check-under-the-hood peer review! Have you ever wanted to see how someone else set up their online teaching? Would you like[...]
Brightspace Quizzes 2 – Level Up Your Game 3:30 pm
Brightspace Quizzes 2 – Level Up Your Game
May 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:50 pm
Join us to learn how to maximize your use of the Question Library and take your Brightspace quizzes to the next level.
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Course Design for Online and Blended Learning (3-week mini-course) 10:00 am
Course Design for Online and Blended Learning (3-week mini-course)
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Designing and delivering an online or blended course has similarities to designing and teaching a face-to-face course; however online modalities require some unique considerations and decisions to create meaningful learning[...]
Adobe Rush: Make Your Videos Even Better! 1:00 pm
Adobe Rush: Make Your Videos Even Better!
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Meet Adobe Rush: powerful video editing to enhance your online offerings.
Improve Student Interaction with Brightspace Discussions 1:30 pm
Improve Student Interaction with Brightspace Discussions
May 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Looking for ideas to keep your students engaged in your Brightspace course? Wondering how to leverage discussion groups for meaningful learning and team building in your classes? In this session[...]
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Brightspace Quizzes 2 – Level Up Your Game 9:30 am
Brightspace Quizzes 2 – Level Up Your Game
May 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:50 am
Join us to learn how to maximize your use of the Question Library and take your Brightspace quizzes to the next level.
ARC Webinar: Take Your Research to the Next Level with The College and Community Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF) 10:00 am
ARC Webinar: Take Your Research to the Next Level with The College and Community Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF)
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Led by ARC Coordinators, Jenny Francis and Nathan Jones, along with guest presenters (TBA), these informative and interactive sessions are all you need to get started doing research at Langara.[...]
Empower Students to Succeed through Brightspace Checklists and Completion Tracking 4:00 pm
Empower Students to Succeed through Brightspace Checklists and Completion Tracking
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Brightspace Checklists allow instructors to organize learning activities in one place. Deadlines, activities, and course materials can be directly linked to tasks in a checklist so students can find everything they need[...]
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CANCELLED – Course Check-Under-The-Hood & Tune-Up Challenge (5-Week Series) 11:30 am
CANCELLED – Course Check-Under-The-Hood & Tune-Up Challenge (5-Week Series)
May 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Take a colleague’s course for a test drive with our check-under-the-hood peer review! Have you ever wanted to see how someone else set up their online teaching? Would you like[...]
Using Turnitin in Your Courses 2:00 pm
Using Turnitin in Your Courses
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Turnitin is an originality checking and text-matching software. It is designed to educate students on appropriate citation and reference techniques to prevent plagiarism. This workshop covers when and why you[...]
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Go2K: Using Online Videos to Help Learners Recover from Pandemic Learning Habits 10:00 am
Go2K: Using Online Videos to Help Learners Recover from Pandemic Learning Habits
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The University of South Alabama needed an additional online student support resource for first-year student success. Using high-quality video workshops designed around key concepts like the writing process, growth mindset,[...]
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ARC Webinar: Knowledge Dissemination: Increase Your Research Impact and Reach the Audience You Want 10:00 am
ARC Webinar: Knowledge Dissemination: Increase Your Research Impact and Reach the Audience You Want
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Led by ARC Coordinators, Jenny Francis and Nathan Jones, along with guest presenters (TBA), these informative and interactive sessions are all you need to get started doing research at Langara.[...]
BCcampus: Indigenous Open Educational Resources: Respectfully Uplifting Community Voices 10:00 am
BCcampus: Indigenous Open Educational Resources: Respectfully Uplifting Community Voices
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This webinar is offered by BCcampus. Open education is grounded in Western understandings of ownership, protocol, and accessibility. Often open education has a goal of making all knowledges available for[...]
Drop-In Studio Tours 11:00 am
Drop-In Studio Tours
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Meet our State of the Art EdTech Studio, dedicated to helping you improve your Audio and Video offerings
Save Time with Brightspace Rubrics 1:30 pm
Save Time with Brightspace Rubrics
May 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us for this hands-on session and turn your assignment evaluative criteria (aka your rubric) into a Brightspace rubric. We’ll start off with a brief demonstration of how Brightspace rubrics[...]
CANCELLED – Creating Formulas and Equations Online with EquatIO 2:30 pm
CANCELLED – Creating Formulas and Equations Online with EquatIO
May 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Learn how to incorporate EquatIO in your Brightspace content, assignments, and quizzes. EquatIO allows users to type, draw, or speak mathematical notation directly in the browser.
TCDC Book Club: Braiding Sweetgrass 4:00 pm
TCDC Book Club: Braiding Sweetgrass
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer is a beautiful book about the relationship between biology and Indigenous teachings. Braiding Sweetgrass engages[...]
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Brightspace Quizzes 3 – Building a Quiz 9:30 am
Brightspace Quizzes 3 – Building a Quiz
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us to learn everything you need to know to build a quiz in Brightspace.
Curriculum Series: Program Learning Outcomes 11:30 am
Curriculum Series: Program Learning Outcomes
May 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The curriculum development and renewal workshop series introduces the key steps and activities in the curriculum cycle at snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara. Participants in these workshops will receive information on what[...]
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Creating and Using Groups in Brightspace 9:30 am
Creating and Using Groups in Brightspace
May 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Join us to learn various uses for “groups” within Brightspace, how to set them up for discussions and assignments, and how to adjust enrollment and other settings after they’ve been[...]
Course Design for Online and Blended Learning (3-week mini-course) 10:00 am
Course Design for Online and Blended Learning (3-week mini-course)
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Designing and delivering an online or blended course has similarities to designing and teaching a face-to-face course; however online modalities require some unique considerations and decisions to create meaningful learning[...]
CANCELLED – Course Check-Under-The-Hood & Tune-Up Challenge (5-Week Series) 11:30 am
CANCELLED – Course Check-Under-The-Hood & Tune-Up Challenge (5-Week Series)
May 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Take a colleague’s course for a test drive with our check-under-the-hood peer review! Have you ever wanted to see how someone else set up their online teaching? Would you like[...]
Increase Student Engagement with Advanced Zoom Features 2:00 pm
Increase Student Engagement with Advanced Zoom Features
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Zoom breakout rooms give online students the opportunity to work in pairs and in groups. Advanced polls and quizzes offer a variety of question types, including fill-in-the-blank, ranking, and long-answer[...]
TCDC Spring Book Club: Grading for Equity 4:30 pm
TCDC Spring Book Club: Grading for Equity
May 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Ever wonder where our commonly used system of grading comes from and why it was developed? Do you ever feel that the grading practices you are using might be privileging[...]
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Opportunities for Sharing : Using the Learning Object Repository within Brightspace to Share Course Materials 10:00 am
Drop-In Studio Tours 11:00 am
Drop-In Studio Tours
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Meet our State of the Art EdTech Studio, dedicated to helping you improve your Audio and Video offerings.
BC TEAL and SIETAR: Self-studies – Language and Pedagogy 12:00 pm
BC TEAL and SIETAR: Self-studies – Language and Pedagogy
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This book club is offered by BC TEAL and SIETAR. Are you wanting to work on how to be a more effective teacher when dealing with diversity and equity in[...]
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Curriculum Series: Course Learning Outcomes 1:00 pm
Curriculum Series: Course Learning Outcomes
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The curriculum development and renewal workshop series introduces the key steps and activities in the curriculum cycle at snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara. Participants in these workshops will receive information on what[...]
Brightspace Quizzes 3 – Building a Quiz 3:30 pm
Brightspace Quizzes 3 – Building a Quiz
May 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us to learn everything you need to know to build a quiz in Brightspace.
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Increase Student Engagement and Liven Up Discussions through Padlet 1:30 pm
Increase Student Engagement and Liven Up Discussions through Padlet
May 31 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Increase student engagement through Padlet. Padlet is an interactive virtual bulletin board that allows students to create and post comments, videos, audio, drawings, and weblinks. It is an effective way[...]
Incorporate Podcasts into your Teaching (Part 1) 2:30 pm
Incorporate Podcasts into your Teaching (Part 1)
May 31 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
What are podcasts? Why use them in your teaching? What equipment do you need to create a podcast for your students?
TCDC Book Club: Braiding Sweetgrass 4:00 pm
TCDC Book Club: Braiding Sweetgrass
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer is a beautiful book about the relationship between biology and Indigenous teachings. Braiding Sweetgrass engages[...]