Focused Sessions

More focused sessions on particular learning technologies are scheduled regularly during the academic year. These are the currently available offerings.


Canvas Dropin Studios

Canvas Studio is a drop in space for anyone with questions related to UBC’s new learning management system Canvas. Here’s your chance to sit down with a Canvas expert and review your course design, explore migrating a Connect course to Canvas, and troubleshoot any challenges you may be having teaching and working in Canvas.

When and where

Studios generally take place every Monday between 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Fraser River Room, second-floor CTLT offices in Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (1961 East Mall).Please visit the Canvas Studio events page for upcoming sessions.

WordPress and Wiki Clinics

These drop-in clinics are for users of UBC Blogs or CMS websites and offer one-on-one help by WordPress/Wiki experts to support your teaching and learning goals. Please come prepared with a list of questions specific to your site, and specialists at the clinic will assist you in addressing and resolving your questions.

When and where

Clinics generally take place every Thursday between 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the second-floor CTLT offices in Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (1961 East Mall).

Please see the events calendar to check the next clinic time.


edX Studio Sessions

In each of these sessions, participants will learn about a tool or functionality of the edX Edge platform and then practice hands-on work with guided support. The sessions are geared towards those in the UBC Community using edX in online or blended learning. Attendees will leave the studio session with helpful resources, best practices, and practical suggestions for implementing this platform.

When and where

Sessions are planned regularly throughout the academic year and are generally held in the second-floor CTLT offices in Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (1961 East Mall).

Please see the CTLT events calendar to see the summer Studios.