Tips for Teaching with Technology

In addition to the tips you can find in the UBC tool guides on this website, UBC also offers resources, self-paced courses, and websites to help you teach with technology and support your students in their learning. Key areas for further exploration are listed below.

LT Hub Resources

This resource explains key considerations to help your online teaching—synchronous or asynchronous—be accessible and inclusive. The information is not meant to be an exhaustive or fixed list of things you must do, but rather provides UBC-specific guidance to help you design and deliver courses so that all students can engage.

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Staff from Instructional Support Units across different UBC faculties compiled the common lessons they learned from supporting online exams during the 2020 period of fully remote teaching. This resource summarizes approaches that can help make any online assessment run more smoothly.

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This table shows which browser versions currently work with key learning technologies that are centrally supported at UBC. As a starting point, you and your students should install the latest version of at least one modern browser, like Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari.

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Self-Paced Courses

Canvas 101

Course

Canvas is UBC’s primary learning platform for delivering online course content.​ This self-paced course is designed to give you a basic overview of the features and functionality of Canvas and help you build your course with confidence. It will highlight multiple ways you can leverage Canvas to design, deliver, and manage your course effectively.

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This program for online teaching is one course comprised of several self-paced modules in Canvas, with complementary online workshops for experiential learning and one-on-one support sessions with an educational consultant. You can engage with all of these components or just the ones that meet your needs.

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Kaltura is a media platform where you and your students can create, store, and share multimedia content in Canvas. This self-paced course will guide you through the basics—from uploading media in Kaltura to publishing content in a course—and will cover advanced topics, such as editing videos and creating video quizzes.

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Academic Continuity Websites

Keep Teaching

Website

The Keep Teaching website helps you develop strategies to meet all your teaching needs online. Being prepared to offer courses online is an important part of planning for events that may disrupt normal on-campus teaching and learning. Information on the website will walk you through ways of transforming your course experience online to maintain academic continuity.

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Keep Learning

Website

The Keep Learning website compiles resources to help your students navigate the online components of their courses. Students can find information to get set up, learn effectively online, understand the technologies used at UBC, take care of themselves, answer questions, and receive support.

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