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SmallRig Universal Video Kit for smartphones

The Learning Centre has acquired the SmallRig Universal Video Kit for recording video on smartphones. The SmallRig kit comes with: An adjustable frame for holding the smartphones Stabilizing handles for holding the frame 3.5mm audio jack Microphone for indoor and outdoor recording Attachments for lightning and USB-C ports for mic and chargers Portable light that […]

May 18, 2022

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Lunch and Learn Series: JEDI Session on “Ways White Bias Can Misdirect Food System Work” with Will Valley

Our next session will be held on Friday, May 20th, 2022 at noon (PT). Will Valley (Associate Dean, EDI at Faculty of Land and Food Systems) will lead the session this week. Starting this month, the Lunch & Learn Series will host a Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI)-based discussion session on the third Friday […]

May 16, 2022

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Sign PDF Documents Digitally for Mobile Devices

Adding your signature  If your document does not allow you to use the Fill & Sign feature, follow the instructions in the “Document does not allow signatures” section. Then, come back to this section and follow the steps for the program of your choice below.  These steps are applicable to Ipad as well as android […]

April 26, 2022

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Lunch & Learn Series: Learning About Climate Change in the Context of Climate Crisis: Student and Instructor Perspectives

Our next session will be held on Friday, April 22, 2022 at noon. Candice Rideout (LFS Associate Professor of Teaching in Food, Nutrition and Health) and Anna Stone (soon-to-be alumna of the Global Resource Systems program at LFS) will be our presenters this week. The need for effective climate change education has never been more […]

April 21, 2022

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Lunch & Learn Series: Final Exam Stress Busters with the Learning Centre team

This session will be held TODAY, April 1, 2022 at noon. This will be an informal drop-in session led by the Learning Centre team. The last week of the 2021 W2 term is here! This week is a good time to have some stress buster activities with your students in class. The Learning Centre team will […]

April 1, 2022

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Lunch & Learn Series: Open Drop-in Session on Tackling Course Evaluations

The LFS Learning Centre will be hosting a drop-in session on March 25, 2022 at noon. The theme for the session will be Course Evaluation (Student Experience of Instruction) surveys. Student Experience of Instruction (SEI) surveys (formerly known as Course Evals then SEoT) will open up for term 2 courses this weekend. We will have an […]

March 24, 2022

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Lunch & Learn Series: Discussing Burnout with Nicole Adoranti

Our next formal session will be held on Friday, February 25, 2022 at noon. Nicole Adoranti (Embedded Counsellor, LFS/Forestry) will lead the session this week. In this Lunch & Learn session Nicole will discuss the basic signs of burnout, what it looks and feels like, and how to manage stress symptoms that may lead to […]

February 23, 2022

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Lunch & Learn Series: Illustrating for Science Communication – Inspiration, tips, and tools with Lewis Fausak and Duncan McHugh

This session will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022 at noon. Lewis Fausak (Education & Research Support Technician, Applied Biology) and Duncan McHugh (LFS Learning Centre) will be the presenters this week. In this session, Lewis will explain how he became involved in sharing science communication through art, diagrams, and figures. He’ll discuss the […]

February 10, 2022

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Lunch & Learn Series: Open Drop-In Hour on Return to In-Person Teaching and Assessments – February 4, 2022

The Learning Centre team will be hosting another drop-in session today, February 4th, 2022 at noon.  Join us for this drop-in session to discuss your concerns about returning to face-to-face teaching and all the permutations that could come up as well as ideas on how to conduct assessments effectively or differently in the next few weeks.  […]

February 3, 2022

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The Last Lunch & Learn of 2021

The Learning Centre will host a last minute drop-in session / Lunch and Learn on Friday, December 24th at 11:30 am (come early if you like). Let us know how we can help you for the first two weeks in January. Bring your questions, concerns and needs to this session and help us plan for next term. […]

December 24, 2021

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Book Summary of ‘Small Teaching Online’ (Darby & Lang)

Notes created by Patricia Hingston on the book Small Teaching Online by Flower Darby and James M. Lang.

December 22, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: How to Deliver Remote Team Building with Adrian Granchelli and Duncan McHugh

Our next session will be held on Friday, December 17 at noon. Adrian Granchelli & Dunch McHugh of the LFS Learning Centre will be leading this session. This Friday is the last Lunch & Learn of the year and to go out with a bang, we will be trying out some fun team-building exercises. Not only […]

December 17, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: The Story of the Open Textbook on Canadian Soils with Maja Krzic

This session will be held on Friday, November 26, 2021 at noon. Maja Krzic (Associate Professor, Applied Biology/Forest and Conservation Sciences) will lead the session this week. In this session, presented by Maja Krzic as one of the co-editors of the “Digging into Canadian Soils: An Introduction to Soil Science” textbook, you will learn about […]

November 17, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: Online social activities to generate a sense of community and connection with Fernanda Tomaselli

This session will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021 at noon. Fernanda Tomaselli (Lecturer and Land One Coordinator, Faculty of Forestry) will lead the session this week. In this session, Fernanda will discuss some ideas for online social activities that increase the sense of community and connection among students. The activities that will be […]

November 16, 2021