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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

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Lunch & Learn Series: Drop-in Office Hours with the Learning Centre Team

This session will be held on Friday, November 12 at noon. For the Lunch & Learn session today, the LFS Learning Centre staff will be holding drop-in office hours. Bring any questions that you may have about your courses, tech setups or any previous session of the Lunch & Learns to discuss it with the […]

November 12, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: TLEF, OER, ISI, SaP! Teaching and Learning Funding Opportunities with Ashley Welsh

Our next session will be held on Friday, October 22 at noon. Ashley Welsh (Skylight, Faculty of Science and CTLT) will lead the discussion this week. TLEF, OER, ISI, SaP! Come learn about some of the latest funding opportunities for teaching and learning at UBC. Ashley will share some of these funding opportunities at UBC […]

October 19, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: Mid-Course Feedback with Gail Hammond & Adrian Granchelli

This session will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 at noon. Gail Hammond & Adrian Granchelli (of LFS Learning Centre) will lead the discussion this week. This week, we will look into effective ways to collect student input in the form of Mid-Course Feedback. Mid-course feedback is a great way to get insights on […]

October 13, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: Microsoft OneDrive with LFS Learning Centre team

This session will be held on Friday, October 8, 2021 at noon. The discussion will be led by Edmund Seow and Wayne Tamagi from the LFS Learning Centre. OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud-based personal document management solution. It’s one of many components of Microsoft’s Office 365 platform which also includes online applications such as Outlook, Excel, […]

October 5, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: Teaching in a Blended Classroom with Jerzy Zawistowski

This session will be held on Friday, September 24 at noon. Dr. Jerzy Zawistowski (Academic Director, Master of Food Science Program) will be our guest presenter this week. Despite the shift back to in-person teaching, some students have been unable to attend class, and as such, instructors have recorded or streamed their lectures. Teaching to both […]

September 23, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: Rich Media Assignments with Adrian Granchelli and Duncan McHugh

This session will be held on Friday, September 17 at noon. Adrian Granchelli and Duncan McHugh of the LFS Learning Centre will be leading this discussion. Have you fully explored the breadth of what students are capable of? There are innumerable options for what students can create in order to demonstrate their learning. From videos […]

September 16, 2021

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AMS Announces Call for 2021 Nominations for OER Champions

By Eshana Bhangu on September 15, 2021Category:Events, Slider, Updates The Alma Mater Society (AMS), alongside other University sponsors, is excited to announce that on November 18th, 2021, we will be hosting an event to honour those who work in Open Education at UBC. The call is now open for students and other members of the UBC community to nominate “OER Champions” — […]

September 15, 2021

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Contingency Planning for Course Delivery with Adrian Granchelli

This session will be held on September 10, 2021 at noon. Adrian Granchelli of LFS Learning Centre will lead the session this week. “If plan A doesn’t work, just remember there are 25 more letters.” This school year is filled with uncertainties, and we may need to shift our teaching strategies overnight. Learn about methods […]

September 7, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: Perfecting your Course Syllabus with Gabriel Smith

This session will be held on Friday, September 3 at noon. Gabriel Smith of LFS Learning Centre will be leading this session. Are you working on your course syllabus right now? In this week’s Lunch & Learn, join the LFS Learning Centre for a discussion on syllabi, including the following topics: Design best practices UBC […]

August 31, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: MS Teams with Edmund Seow and Wayne Tamagi

This session will be held on Friday, August 27, 2021 at noon. Edmund Seow and Wayne Tamagi of LFS Learning Centre will be our presenters this week. MS Teams enables users across the University to connect via instant messaging, video conferencing, online meetings, and simultaneously work on files in real-time together. In this session, Edmund […]

August 25, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: Navigating the AV sea with Duncan McHugh

This session will be held on Friday, August 20 at noon. Duncan McHugh of LFS Learning Centre will be our presenter this week. For those coming back to campus to teach in-person this September, there are many considerations with regards to the audio-visual technology you’ll use. This lunch-and-learn will help demystify that tech, and inform […]

August 17, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: Ensuring exams are effective tools for learning and assessment by Candice Rideout and Gregory Paradis

This session will be held on Friday, August 13, 2021 at noon. Candice Rideout (Associate Prof. of Teaching, LFS) and Gregory Paradis (Assistant Prof., Forest Resources Management, Forestry) will be our guest presenters this week. The recent period of remote teaching has posed many pedagogical challenges, including how (or if) we should administer midterms and […]

August 10, 2021

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Lunch & Learn Series: OnTask – a tool to provide personalized feedback to increase student engagement & motivation with Sandra Brown

This session will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021 at noon. Sandra Brown (Asst. Professor of Teaching, LFS) will be our guest presenter for this week. With increasing class size and student diversity, providing personalized feedback to students can be a challenge. Yet we know from nudge theory that if we provide our students […]

August 3, 2021