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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

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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