Workshops and Events

Enhanced Teaching Technologies

TLC offers hands-on workshops to support learning of teaching technologies like Blackboard, UFV’s learning management system, as well as its integrated programs like Collaborate, Portfolio, and Kaltura. New applications and tools that support student learning are also featured including Kahoot, Memrise and virtual reality instruments. New workshops are always being added as technology evolves.

Teaching Matters

A variety of Teaching Matters workshops using best practices are provided to faculty and staff to support their teaching. Workshops include: Folio Thinking, Sparking up your Discussion Board, Designing Rubrics and Making Marking Manageable, as well as many others. Teaching and Learning will work with departments to provide customized workshops for your needs. 

Learning Institutes

Learning Institutes including Instructional Skills Workshop, Facilitators Development Workshop and Indigenizing the Curriculum offer faculty and staff from UFV and abroad the opportunity for intensive, multi-day learning to expand knowledge, and enhance teaching and learning in the classroom.

New Faculty Kick Start

The New Faculty Kick Start offers faculty new to UFV a full-day of workshops and a hands-on introduction to the UFV learning environment, teaching and learning strategies and the learning management system.  It provides an opportunity to network and to introduce new faculty to the staff and supports available to assist them.

PD Day

UFV PD Day is a Teaching and Learning initiative supported by the Office of the Provost and Vice President, Academic, Human Resources and the Teaching & Learning Advisory Committee. UFV faculty, staff and administrators enjoy a day of professional development, connect with colleagues, and learn tools, tips and trends in higher education to grow our future together.

Customized Workshops

If you have an idea for a workshop or would like something created for your department please contact Teaching & Learning.

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What’s brewing in your classroom?

Meet with Dr. Maureen Wideman to discuss your ideas and challenges. She can help you reach your teaching goals and develop great learning experiences for students.

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