Week of June 14 2021

Teaching & Learning News

Week of June 14th

Workshops & Events

TLS Weekly Drop-in Sessions

Time: Wednesday (June 16 & 23) 14:30 – 15:30. Open discussion. To Join the meeting: click here.

LFS-Forestry Annual Teaching Colloquy

Co-hosted with the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, the topic of “Teaching and Learning Beyond COVID” was the focus of this year’s annual Colloquy. Please view the recording of the session here.

Inclusive Teaching – What is it and Why does it Matter?

Hosted by Gillian Gerhard, Jaclyn Steward, and Kele Fleming, the first part of this two-part session on inclusive teaching practices is now available. To view the recording on our PFFAC Canvas page, please click here.

Faculty Tip-Sheets

Setting Video Chapters in Kaltura

By popular demand, this week’s tip-sheet explains how to insert chapters into videos that have been uploaded to a Canvas Course’s Media Gallery through Kaltura. Please note: you must be the original uploader of the video in order to make these changes. To view this week’s tip-sheet, click here.

More Tip-Sheets

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Central Updates

Call for Letters of Intent for Large TLEF Transformation Projects

Faculty and staff at UBC Vancouver are invited to submit letters of intent for Large Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Transformation projects by 3:00 pm on July 15, 2021.

Funding for Small TLEF Innovation Projects are also available, and proposals must be submitted by 3:00 PM on November 18, 2021. Learn more. If you would like to request support in developing your project proposal, please contact Michelle Zeng (michelle.zeng@ubc.ca) or the TLS team (forestry.tls@ubc.ca).


Faculty Application to Lead Global Seminars

If you are a faculty member interested in running a Global Seminar, Go Global is accepting proposals until June 30. Learn more.

Faculty Guidelines

Course Examples and Canvas Templates

In preparation for the 2021W1 semester, please feel free to look at our Canvas course templates for inspiration. Click here. We also have a list of course examples available on our TLS webpage here.

Consultations with the TLS Team

The TLS team is pleased to offer one-on-one consultations for course redesign and development. Please contact Michelle Zeng (michelle.zeng@ubc.ca) or the TLS team (forestry.tls@ubc.ca) to have one scheduled.

Additional Links

Have news to share or questions to ask?

Contact us at forestry.tls@ubc.ca