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BCcampus Webinar: Pulling Together Series: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors 12:00 pm
BCcampus Webinar: Pulling Together Series: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Grab your paddle and join us in our canoe. In this six-week series, Marlene Erickson and Jewell Gillies will provide an overview of the BCcampus Pulling Together: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors resource, which reflects a holistic way … Continue reading
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MMM: How Can I Gauge Online Learning through Engaging Activities and Assignments? 8:00 am
MMM: How Can I Gauge Online Learning through Engaging Activities and Assignments?
Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
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, cover timely and relevant topics in only 20 minutes—long enough … Continue reading
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Magna Seminar Series: Teaching Strategies and Assignments for Blended and Flipped Classrooms 8:00 am
Magna Seminar Series: Teaching Strategies and Assignments for Blended and Flipped Classrooms
Apr 6 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
The Magna Seminar Series is a robust professional development series that is designed to fuel faculty with the tips, advice and encouragement they need. All seminars included in this series allow for interactive questions and responses with the speakers, two-week access … Continue reading
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Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning – Virtual Exchange (COIL-VE) Information Session 10:00 am
Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning – Virtual Exchange (COIL-VE) Information Session
Apr 7 @ 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
Go2K Webinar: The Butterfly Effect: Reimagining Student Engagement in Online Courses 10:00 am
Go2K Webinar: The Butterfly Effect: Reimagining Student Engagement in Online Courses
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Everything we do has the opportunity to cause a Butterfly Effect of renewed inspiration! This interactive webinar will explore techniques for connecting students using a variety of engagement strategies. Some topics include micro-learning lectures, enhanced multimedia elements, and various methods … Continue reading
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BCcampus Webinar: Pulling Together Series: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors 12:00 pm
BCcampus Webinar: Pulling Together Series: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Grab your paddle and join us in our canoe. In this six-week series, Marlene Erickson and Jewell Gillies will provide an overview of the BCcampus Pulling Together: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors resource, which reflects a holistic way … Continue reading
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Go2K Webinar: Creating Accessible Content & Connecting with Students 9:00 am
Go2K Webinar: Creating Accessible Content & Connecting with Students
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
How can we intentionally design content that is accessible for our students? How can we help faculty and staff know how to proactively build content that meets accessibility standards? Come join in conversation with Cliff Nelson, Director, Instructional Technologies and … Continue reading
What is WIL? 2-Part Workshop 9:30 am
What is WIL? 2-Part Workshop
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
What is Work Integrated Learning and how WIL can be integrated a little or a lot within your courses. In the first part of the workshop, we will discuss the theory and types of WIL followed by a brief overview … Continue reading
Sandbox Session: Brightspace Templates 11:00 am
Sandbox Session: Brightspace Templates
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
What are the Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions? The Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions are an opportunity to gain experience and build confidence with educational tools and technologies before implementing them in teaching and learning. The Sandbox is a place to share … Continue reading
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MMM: What Are 5 Easy-to-use Technologies That Have a Big Impact on Learning in the Online Classroom? 8:00 am
MMM: What Are 5 Easy-to-use Technologies That Have a Big Impact on Learning in the Online Classroom?
Apr 12 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
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, cover timely and relevant topics in only 20 minutes—long enough … Continue reading
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Brightspace Grades 10:00 am
Brightspace Grades
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learn how easy it is to set up your grade book using Brightspace’s powerful and flexible grades tool. Find out how to create and edit grade book items, enter grades, share them with your students, and set up final grade … Continue reading
Go2K Webinar: Alternative Online Assessment Practices: Empowering Students, Ensuring Equity & Maintaining Rigor 10:00 am
Go2K Webinar: Alternative Online Assessment Practices: Empowering Students, Ensuring Equity & Maintaining Rigor
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
COVID-19 has thrown into sharp focus the shortcomings of traditional forms of assessment, including extensive, summative final exams. With the controversy around proctoring software and general concerns about fairness and equity in asking students to write high-stakes exams under less … Continue reading
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Langara Student Success Course: Preparing Students for Success 11:00 am
Langara Student Success Course: Preparing Students for Success
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
In this session you will learn about the LSSC and how it prepares students for greater academic success in their studies at Langara and how we can support you in offering your students incentive to finish this free course.
Creating equations, formulas digitally with EquatIO 1:00 pm
Creating equations, formulas digitally with EquatIO
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Learn how to incorporate EquatIO in your Brightspace content, assignments, and quizzes. EquatIO allows instructors and students to type, draw, or speak mathematical notation directly in the browser.
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Go2K Webinar: Implementing Universal Design for Learning to Benefit All Learners with Dr. Tom Tobin 10:00 am
Go2K Webinar: Implementing Universal Design for Learning to Benefit All Learners with Dr. Tom Tobin
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This webinar will introduce you to Universal Design for Learning (UDL), especially as newly revised for higher education (CAST, 2014). You will discover how to implement UDL in the design of your online course environment so that it creates places … Continue reading
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How to “WILify” Your Course: 2-Part Workshop 9:30 am
How to “WILify” Your Course: 2-Part Workshop
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
In part one of this workshop, we will discuss “how” we adapt courses to insert work integrated learning components. We will review the different possibilities for WIL, how to prepare and design your course with the WIL project in mind, … Continue reading
Sandbox Session: Brightspace Checklists 11:00 am
Sandbox Session: Brightspace Checklists
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
What are the Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions? The Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions are an opportunity to gain experience and build confidence with educational tools and technologies before implementing them in teaching and learning. The Sandbox is a place to share … Continue reading
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MMM: How Can I Extend My Research to the Public with a Podcast? 8:00 am
MMM: How Can I Extend My Research to the Public with a Podcast?
Apr 19 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
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, cover timely and relevant topics in only 20 minutes—long enough … Continue reading
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Magna Seminar Series: Contemplative Pedagogy for Purposeful Teaching 8:00 am
Magna Seminar Series: Contemplative Pedagogy for Purposeful Teaching
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
The Magna Seminar Series is a robust professional development series that is designed to fuel faculty with the tips, advice and encouragement they need. All seminars included in this series allow for interactive questions and responses with the speakers, two-week access … Continue reading
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Go2K Webinar: Micro-Credentialing & Digital Badging In Online Learning 10:00 am
Go2K Webinar: Micro-Credentialing & Digital Badging In Online Learning
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
In this webinar, you’ll learn how digital badging supports learning and motivates students to progress through their online courses, programs, and new educational models. Participants will receive an overview of national data on the extent to which micro-credentials are being … Continue reading
BCcampus: LaTeX Learning Community 11:00 am
BCcampus: LaTeX Learning Community
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Whether you’re a LaTeX whiz who needs help transitioning to Pressbooks, a LaTeX newbie who’s still learning the basics, or somewhere in between, we invite you to attend monthly sessions with the LaTeX learning community. Together, we will meet to … Continue reading
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Go2K Webinar: Supporting Online Students with Disabilities: Strategies & Solutions for Providing Accommodations 12:00 pm
Go2K Webinar: Supporting Online Students with Disabilities: Strategies & Solutions for Providing Accommodations
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
The rapid transition from in-person classes to fully online instruction has significantly impacted students with disabilities accustomed to leveraging resources at assistive technology labs, directly communicating with instructors regarding accommodations, and support from staff and counselors at the campus DRC. … Continue reading
Active Learning: Adapting Face-to-Face Strategies to Virtual Classrooms 2:00 pm
Active Learning: Adapting Face-to-Face Strategies to Virtual Classrooms
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Active learning promotes enhanced student learning and engagement. Many of us know what works well face-to-face, but are finding it challenging to apply them to our online courses. In this session, we will demonstrate how to adapt – from both … Continue reading
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Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning – Virtual Exchange (COIL-VE) Information Session 10:00 am
Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning – Virtual Exchange (COIL-VE) Information Session
Apr 23 @ 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
Go2K Webinar: Supporting Non-Binary Students: Strategies for Understanding, Resource Development & Inclusion 10:00 am
Go2K Webinar: Supporting Non-Binary Students: Strategies for Understanding, Resource Development & Inclusion
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
In this introductory webinar, you will gain an understanding of the challenges facing non-binary students in educational settings. More specifically, we will address the following: What the identity, ‘non-binary,’ means. How class rosters and other forms can create challenges for … Continue reading
BCcampus Webinar: FLO Friday: Arts-Based Learning Online 11:00 am
BCcampus Webinar: FLO Friday: Arts-Based Learning Online
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Did you know that arts-based learning can bring a human element to the disconnection some students feel in online-learning spaces? During this very interactive session, you will experience arts-based instructional strategies you can easily implement in your online courses. We … Continue reading
Sandbox Session: Brightspace Badges 11:00 am
Sandbox Session: Brightspace Badges
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
What are the Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions? The Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions are an opportunity to gain experience and build confidence with educational tools and technologies before implementing them in teaching and learning. The Sandbox is a place to share … Continue reading
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MMM: How Can Faculty Advocates Promote Online Education on Campus? \ 8:00 am
MMM: How Can Faculty Advocates Promote Online Education on Campus? \
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
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, cover timely and relevant topics in only 20 minutes—long enough … Continue reading
Course Check under the Hood 1:30 pm
Course Check under the Hood
Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 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 a supportive environment to review the effectiveness of your online … Continue reading
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Cascadia Open Education Summit – Day 1 8:00 am
Cascadia Open Education Summit – Day 1
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
The Cascadia Open Education Summit is a unique three-day, internationally attended event where thought leaders come together to share groundbreaking ideas, research, and best practices for using open educational resources (OER). Our delegates include government officials, faculty, academic administrators and … Continue reading
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Cascadia Open Education Summit – Day 2 8:00 am
Cascadia Open Education Summit – Day 2
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:40 pm
The Cascadia Open Education Summit is a unique three-day, internationally attended event where thought leaders come together to share groundbreaking ideas, research, and best practices for using open educational resources (OER). Our delegates include government officials, faculty, academic administrators and … Continue reading
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Cascadia Open Education Summit – Day 3 8:00 am
Cascadia Open Education Summit – Day 3
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 2:15 pm
The Cascadia Open Education Summit is a unique three-day, internationally attended event where thought leaders come together to share groundbreaking ideas, research, and best practices for using open educational resources (OER). Our delegates include government officials, faculty, academic administrators and … Continue reading
Course Check under the Hood 1:30 pm
Course Check under the Hood
Apr 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 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 a supportive environment to review the effectiveness of your online … Continue reading
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Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions 11:00 am
Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Are you facilitating an online course this semester or next and still feel a bit overwhelmed about using technology? Join the Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions to try out your tools and synchronous teaching in a safe and supportive space. The … Continue reading