Orientation to Learning Technologies

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Faculty members learning about educational technologies at the orientation.

At the beginning of each term, the Educational Technology Support offers an Orientation to Learning Technologies. This 2-hour session is suitable for faculty members who are looking to use Connect for the first time, needing to record a lecture and putting it online or wanting to find out how teaching an online-only class could work for a busy schedule. This session is highly recommended by the Dean’s office.

The goal of the Orientation is to:

  1. Introduce new instructors to the context of teaching with learning technologies within the Faculty of Education
  2. Provide an opportunity to connect with like-minded peers and share best practices
  3. Provide relevant information on teaching strategies, educational technologies and institutional policies through activities and presentations

The Orientation will cover a variety of topics including:

  1. How to incorporate flexible learning in your courses through different models of teaching and learning strategies.
  2. The available teaching tools within the Faculty of Education and UBC.
  3. An introduction to Connect, UBC’s official Learning Management System.
  4. Academic integrity, copyright and introduction to the Library Online Course Reserves (LOCR).
  5. Contact information for in-Faculty technology support.

This is an informational orientation session containing no dedicated hands-on time. Additional in-depth and hands-on workshops, focusing on specific learning technologies, will be offered throughout the year. If you have specific questions regarding learning technologies, please contact us by email at ets.educ@ubc.ca or by phone at 604-822-6333.

For photos from our previous Orientation sessions, please see the gallery below

Photos from the January 2017 Orientation

Photos from the October 2016 Orientation

Photos from the May 2016 Orientation

Photos from the January 2016 Orientation

Photos from the September 2015 Orientation

Photos from the May 2015 Orientation

Photos from the January 2015 Orientation