Training & Professional Development

The LT Hub offers training and professional development opportunities for teaching with technology. These opportunities allow you to learn more about pedagogical practices, get familiar with available technologies, and explore effective ways of integrating technology into your teaching.

Courses, Drop-Ins & Workshops

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Opportunity
Type
FormatDescription

Getting Started with Creating, Editing, and Sharing Video Using Kaltura


Workshop
Synchronous OnlineKaltura is a media platform where you and your students can create, store, and share multimedia content in Canvas. Join us for this one-hour introduction to Kaltura. Whether you want to create short videos to introduce yourself to your students, create lecture videos for your course, or record and share your synchronous lecture session, this workshop will get you started using Kaltura and explore some of its key functionality.

Variable days:

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Kaltura 101: Using Kaltura in Canvas



Self-Paced Course
Asynchronous OnlineKaltura 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.

Any day / time:

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Getting Started Teaching Online with Zoom



Workshop
Synchronous OnlineZoom is a ​video/audio web-conferencing and collaboration tool​ that lets you meet with students in real time and moderate classes, meetings, or other group collaborations virtually. Are you new to teaching or facilitating online with Zoom or need a refresher? Join us for this introductory online session exploring some of the basics of teaching online with Zoom.

Variable days:

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WordPress and Wiki Clinics



Drop-In
Synchronous OnlineAn alternative way of sharing online course content at UBC is to set up a website on UBC Blogs (which uses WordPress) or use the UBC Wiki. Get one-on-one support with WordPress and Wiki for teaching, learning, or administrative purposes on Thursdays. Specialists at the clinic will be happy to answer all your questions during the scheduled time.

Thursdays | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Getting Started with Canvas



Workshop
Synchronous OnlineCanvas is UBC’s primary all-in-one platform for delivering online course content. This workshop is geared towards those who have little experience teaching with Canvas. We will explore how to design, deliver, and manage your Canvas courses—and make your teaching more efficient.

Variable days twice a month:

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Qualtrics Studio

Workshop
Synchronous Online
Qualtrics is UBC’s primary tool for creating surveys and collecting and analyzing survey data. In Qualtrics, you can build custom surveys that are tailored to your pedagogical needs. Join us for the monthly Qualtrics studio virtual workshop and drop-in session, geared towards UBC faculty and staff using Qualtrics as a teaching or research tool.

Variable days once a month:

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Course Design Intensive

Workshop
Synchronous OnlineIn the Course Design Intensive, participants work individually and collaboratively to design or re-design a course they are (or will be) teaching. Held over three days during one week, the workshop provides a solid framework for course design that is not specific to a particular delivery method (such as remote, hybrid, or face-to-face delivery).

Variable days twice a year:

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Instructional Skills Workshop for Faculty

Workshop
Synchronous In Person & OnlineThe Instructional Skills Workshop for Faculty is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. You will have a chance to try new teaching approaches and to sharpen existing skills by designing and conducting three “mini-lessons” and receiving feedback from your peers.

Variable days multiple times a year (spots fill up fast, so book early!):

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CTLT Institutes

Workshop
Synchronous In Person & OnlineThe Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) hosts CTLT Institutes three times a year—in spring, summer, and winter—which feature interactive workshops and sessions where you can network, gain practical ideas, and share best practices with your colleagues and other UBC community members.

Variable days three times a year:

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Introduction to Teaching Online

Self-Paced Course
Asynchronous OnlineThis self-paced, asynchronous course is designed for UBC instructors who are new to teaching online courses. Over 8-10 hours, the course walks participants through recommended, evidence-based practices to use when preparing for and teaching online. Videos, readings, activities, and just-in-time checklists help participants apply these practices to their specific contexts.

Any day / time:

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Individual Consultation with a Learning Designer

Drop-In
Synchronous OnlineSign up for a virtual one-on-one course consultation with a Learning Designer to explore ways of enhancing your students’ learning. Discuss any questions you have or feedback you would like, especially related to teaching courses with online or hybrid delivery.

Thursdays | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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LT Hub Drop-Ins

Drop-In
Synchronous OnlineThe LT Hub offers weekday virtual drop-in support for all UBC learning technologies. Get one-on-one help with developing pedagogical strategies, being trained in specific tools, and troubleshooting technical issues by accessing the link during the scheduled times.

Monday – Friday | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Online Teaching Program

Self-Paced Course
Asynchronous OnlineDesigned in response to the university-wide pivot online in March 2020, this self-paced program can help you adapt your course to the online environment and prepare you to teach online. You can also reference the standalone Online Teaching Program resources for guides covering inclusivity, academic integrity, assessments, open educational resources, and other online teaching topics.

Any day / time:

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Canvas 101

Self-Paced Course
Asynchronous OnlineCanvas 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.

Any day / time:

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