Week of August 23 2021

Teaching & Learning News

Week of August 23rd

Workshops & Events

Student Experience of Instruction Open Forum

Time: Aug 31 1:00 – 2:30pm

Join CTLT to learn more about the changes to the questions, the metrics used in reporting results, and to ask questions to the panelists. CTLT event facilitators will also have information on how the implementation of the new survey questions will take place. To learn more and register, click here.

CTLT Hybrid Teaching Workshop

For a recording of CTLT’s panel session on teaching a hybrid course, please click here. Access Passcode: 4DKgLxu.

TLS Weekly Drop-in Session

Time: Wednesday 11:00 – 12:00

Open discussion. To join the meeting: click here.

TLS Workshop: Learning Analytics Tools in Canvas and Other Tools

For a recording of previous week’s workshop on Canvas Grading and Gradebook, please click here. 

TLS Workshop: Peer Assessment Tools

For a recording of previous week’s workshop on Canvas Grading and Gradebook, please click here. Access Passcode: 8y#+pY2D 

Faculty Tip-Sheets & Surveys

One-Button Recording Unit (FSC 3003)

A tip-sheet for the One-Button studio in FSC 3003 is available here.

AV System and General Learning Spaces

The TLS Team has completed tip-sheets for using the AV systems for FSC 1221 and 1005, and for teaching in the general learning spaces in the Forest Sciences Centre and CAWP. A tip-sheet for using the mobile AV system for FSC 1001 and 1003 was also distributed last week.

Central Technical Updates

Update on Recording and Streaming in Classrooms

The Office of the Provost & Vice-President Academic has provided an update from the Learning Spaces team on recording and live streaming support to be offered in General Teaching Spaces. To find out more, please click here.

iClicker Classic and Physical Remotes — End of Support 

With the ongoing central support and funding for iClicker Cloud and iClicker Student, UBC is no longer offering central support for iClicker Classic. Unless specifically requested for a course, the remotes will no longer be available for purchase from UBC Bookstores. To find out more on how to use iCloud Cloud, please click here.

Faculty Guidelines

Consultations with the TLS Team

If your classroom is in the Forest Sciences Centre or CAWP, the TLS team will support you in the classroom AV system testing. Please get in touch with michelle.zeng@ubc.ca or forestry.tls@ubc.ca for a demonstration or dry run. Also, information provided by UBC Learning Spaces can be found here. The general AV Help Desk contacts are: AV Help Desk: 604.822.7956 | av.helpdesk@ubc.ca

Copyright Guidelines

For a refresher on copyright considerations for teaching in an online environment, please click here. Consent forms for sharing course recordings outside of the course where students’ personal information is involved, please click here. Further guidelines set by UBC can be accessed here.

Additional Links

Have news to share or questions to ask?

Contact us at forestry.tls@ubc.ca