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Legend: EdTech | External Events | Teaching and Learning | Indigenization |Intercultural
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Innovative Educators Webinar: 5 Strategies for Managing Instructional Workload in the Online Classroom 10:00 am
Innovative Educators Webinar: 5 Strategies for Managing Instructional Workload in the Online Classroom
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Despite the 24/7 nature of the online classroom, a faculty’s teaching time is limited. Time, attention, and priority management are challenging in all teaching environments. The issue is intensified in the ubiquitous online classroom. Where faculty juggle traditional teaching duties … Continue reading
The Virtual Watercooler: Mental Health for Faculty and Students 10:30 am
The Virtual Watercooler: Mental Health for Faculty and Students
Sep 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Looking for a place to discuss your experiences with remote teaching and learning? TCDC invites you to our watercooler discussion series. In this session, find out what your peers are doing to support student success and wellness in the online environment, and share your … Continue reading
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Create an Introductory Course Video in Brightspace 9:00 am
Create an Introductory Course Video in Brightspace
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us to learn how to easily create a video introduction and weekly announcement in your Brightspace course using the Web Recorder or Kaltura Capture.
Innovative Educators Webinar: Creating An Accessible Online Course: 20 Inclusive Design Tips 12:00 pm
Innovative Educators Webinar: Creating An Accessible Online Course: 20 Inclusive Design Tips
Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Many online courses erect barriers to students with disabilities, including those that impact sight, hearing, dexterity, learning, social interactions. There are already hundreds of civil rights complaints about the inaccessibility of online courses which are costly to resolve with the … Continue reading
Brightspace Discussions 2:00 pm
Brightspace Discussions
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
 
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Innovative Educators Webinar: Feedback Strategies in the Online Classroom: Maximum Impact in Minimal Time 10:00 am
Innovative Educators Webinar: Feedback Strategies in the Online Classroom: Maximum Impact in Minimal Time
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
There is overwhelming evidence supporting the value of immediate, individualized feedback in fostering student learning, engagement, and satisfaction with the online learning experience. The challenge in providing this type of detailed, on-going feedback lies in time investment. Simply put, there … Continue reading
Brightspace Basics drop-in session 2:00 pm
Brightspace Basics drop-in session
Sep 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
This is good chance to review some of the fundamentals and pick up some tips and tricks from the Edtech Advisors. We’ll be covering all the things you need to get your course ready for your students, such as setting … Continue reading
The Virtual Watercooler: Equity and Inclusion 2:00 pm
The Virtual Watercooler: Equity and Inclusion
Sep 3 @ 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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Brightspace Content drop-in session 10:30 am
Brightspace Content drop-in session
Sep 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
This is great opportunity to ask questions about the Brightspace content tool and get help. This session is intended for instructors who already have some experience with content in Brightspace, If you don’t have any experience, consider reviewing these pre-recorded … Continue reading
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Narrating your Slides using Kaltura Capture 10:00 am
Narrating your Slides using Kaltura Capture
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
The Kaltura Capture application can be used to create an interactive presentation including narration over Powerpoint slides. Find out in this session how to do this and learn how best to share the resulting presentation with your students.
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Zoom Basics drop-in session 2:00 pm
Zoom Basics drop-in session
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us for a quick preview of Zoom Basics. Bring your questions. Please review the videos on the Zoom channel in Mediapsace before attending this session: https://stream.langara.ca/channel/Zoom/157750
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Introduction to Indigenous Pedagogies, Workshop 1 10:00 am
Introduction to Indigenous Pedagogies, Workshop 1
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
What are Indigenous ways of knowing, being, 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 … Continue reading
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Automate your Brightspace Course with Intelligent Agents 2:00 pm
Automate your Brightspace Course with Intelligent Agents
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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
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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
Sep 17 @ 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
White Fragility Book Club Session 4 2:30 pm
White Fragility Book Club Session 4
Sep 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
White Fragility Book Club Session 4
Description:  In the past weeks, protests have erupted across the United States and in major Canadian cities in response to the police murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020.  Floyd’s murder follows the deaths of Breonna Taylor in March, murdered by … Continue reading
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Brightspace Discussions drop-in session 2:00 pm
Brightspace Discussions drop-in session
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This is a great opportunity to ask questions about the Brightspace Discussion tool. The session is intended for instructors who have basic familiarity with the discussion tools. If you don’t have experience with this tool, we suggest that you consider … Continue reading
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Brightspace Basics drop-in session 10:00 am
Brightspace Basics drop-in session
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us for a quick preview of Brightspace. Bring your questions.
Brightspace Instructor Template Orientation 12:30 pm
Brightspace Instructor Template Orientation
Sep 21 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 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
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Introduction to Indigenous Pedagogies, Workshop 1 10:00 am
Introduction to Indigenous Pedagogies, Workshop 1
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
What are Indigenous ways of knowing, being, 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 … Continue reading
Explore Langara’s Go2Knowledge Membership 1:30 pm
Explore Langara’s Go2Knowledge Membership
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
With TCDC’s membership with Go2Knowledge, the Langara community has FREE access to upcoming, live Innovative Educators’ webinars as well as over 300 on-demand recorded webinars. Attend this session to discover how you can set up your own account to access … Continue reading
TCDC Fall Book Club 4:30 pm
TCDC Fall Book Club
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
TCDC Fall Book Club
Online | Tuesdays| September 22 to November 24 | 4:30-5:45 Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education By Thomas J. Tobin and Kirsten T. Behling   TCDC is excited to announce the fall selection for our book club: Reach Everyone, Teach … Continue reading
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Watercooler Wednesday: Student Engagement 1:00 pm
Watercooler Wednesday: Student Engagement
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Looking for a place to discuss your experiences with online teaching and learning? TCDC invites you to our watercooler Wednesday discussion series.  This session’s theme will be updated soon… For these watercooler sessions, we ask participants to agree to these … Continue reading
Kaltura Basics drop-in session 2:00 pm
Kaltura Basics drop-in session
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us for a quick review of Kaltura basics. Bring your questions. Please review the videos on the Kaltura Capture and Mediaspace channels in Mediaspace before attending this session: https://stream.langara.ca/channel/Kaltura+Capture/157751 and https://stream.langara.ca/channel/Kaltura+MediaSpace/157757
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Go2K webinar: Online Groups: Engaging Students in Synchronous & Asynchronous Classes 12:00 pm
Go2K webinar: Online Groups: Engaging Students in Synchronous & Asynchronous Classes
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Research has shown that group work can help students develop essential skills employers want while also increasing student achievement. However, group work can be challenging, especially in online learning environments. Unfortunately, students often dread group work because they have had … Continue reading
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Rubrics Check-Up: Hands On Workshop 10:00 am
Rubrics Check-Up: Hands On Workshop
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Want to develop a rubric for one of your assignments, but not sure how to get started? Looking for some feedback on your current rubric or ideas on how to use it more as a learning tool? In the first … Continue reading
Brightspace Grades drop-in session 10:30 am
Brightspace Grades drop-in session
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
This is a great opportunity to ask questions about the Brightspace Grades tool. The session is intended for instructors who have basic familiarity with the Grades tool. If you don’t have any experience with the Grades tool, consider viewing the … Continue reading
Lunch and Learn: “Bite-sized learning for busy educators” — Introducing the Open Education Challenge Series. 12:00 pm
Lunch and Learn: “Bite-sized learning for busy educators” — Introducing the Open Education Challenge Series.
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
New to Open Education? OE Challenge is a BCcampus-led micro-learning challenge series designed for B.C. instructors and faculty to learn about open pedagogy and practices in a fun and low-stakes way. Come and learn about this exciting and fun initiative.
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Introduction to Indigenous Pedagogies – Workshop 2 10:00 am
Introduction to Indigenous Pedagogies – Workshop 2
Sep 29 @ 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
TCDC Fall Book Club 4:30 pm
TCDC Fall Book Club
Sep 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
TCDC Fall Book Club
Online | Tuesdays| September 22 to November 24 | 4:30-5:45 Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education By Thomas J. Tobin and Kirsten T. Behling   TCDC is excited to announce the fall selection for our book club: Reach Everyone, Teach … Continue reading
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Create interactive content in your Brightspace courses with H5P 2:00 pm
Create interactive content in your Brightspace courses with H5P
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
H5P is a tool for creating interactive course content and formative assessments. With H5P, instructors can create and edit interactive videos, presentations, games, quizzes and more. All that is needed to view and interact with H5P content is a web … Continue reading