2018 Workshops


Launching Digital Credentials: Designing, Developing, and Deploying Strategies

The Educause Learning Initiative  is conducting an online course, “Launching Digital Credentials: Designing, Developing, and Deploying Strategies”.  Full details are available online at: https://events.educause.edu/eli/courses/2018/launching-digital-credentials-designing-developing-and-deploying-strategies.  One registration for this event has been purchased for UBC Okanagan campus and we are making the three live broadcasts available for viewing in SCI 331.  If you have an interest in badging and/or digital credentials, this course may provide some good background on educational and technical considerations. Note that we have reserved ½ hour after the session to enable discussion.

Note:  This course is 3 sessions in length, however please feel free to attend 1 or 2 sessions, if you are unable to attend all 3.

Wednesdays – February 14, 21 and 28, 10 am – 11:30 am, SCI 331 (Register)

Canvas Workshops

Advanced Topic Sessions

Gradebook in Canvas

This workshop focuses on the many features of the Canvas Gradebook, including SpeedGrader, how to organize your gradebook, how to export and import grades, and a brief introduction of the New Gradebook. It is meant to delve further into topics covered in overview during the introductory workshop, and we ask that you consider your grading practices and what you wish to learn more about before attending.

Monday, March 5, 9 am – 11 am, SCI 331 (Register)
Tuesday, March 27, 9 am – 11 am, SCI 331 (Register)

Closing Your Course in Canvas

This workshop is meant as a guide to understanding how to properly conclude your Term 2 Canvas courses. It will provide an overview of archiving and exporting your course, how to finalize grades, and best practices for concluding a course, with an open-ended Q & A portion at the end.

Tuesday, March 13, 9 am – 11 am, SCI 331 (Register)


Teaching Portfolios

Faculty are welcome to bring their questions and their experiences as they put together their teaching portfolio. We will explore best practices using the UBC format for Teaching Portfolios.

Information Session 1 – Thursday, April 19th 9:30 – 10:30 am, SCI 331 (Register)

Information Session 2 – Friday, April 20th  10:30-11:30 am, SCI 331 (Register)


Course (Re)Design Seminar

Course (Re)Design 3 Day Seminar – May 8, 9, 10 2018

Faculty are invited to participate in the course (re)design process to refresh a course they currently teach or create a new course with the design process that we will facilitate/provide. Click here for registration information.