News & Updates

Padlet Officially Approved to be Used in the Faculty of Education after Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)

April 20, 2022

All tools and technologies that are not officially supported by UBC, need to go through a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) process, before being implemented for teaching and learning and used by students. Educational Technology Support (ETS) recently completed a PIA for Padlet, a tool hosted on Google Cloud.

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Preparing for January 2021W2 Term

December 22, 2021

Educational Technology Support (ETS) assists all Faculty of Education instructors (including tenure stream faculty, sessional faculty, and lecturers) with the learning design and technology needs for their courses through workshops, online resources and 1-on-1 consultations.

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Asynchronous Teaching Templates

January 5, 2022

Educational Technology Support (ETS) prepares a suite of asynchronous activity templates that can be deployed in case of instructor illness. The templates are easily modified to align with different course content, and may be used by anyone seeking some new ideas for use in Canvas. Available activity templates include:

  • Padlet Discussion
  • Class Reflection Discussion
  • Colour, Symbol, Image
  • Enlarging Perspectives
  • Question Quote Comment (QQC) Reading Response
  • Create an Infographic

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Preparing for January 2021W2 Term

December 22, 2021

Educational Technology Support (ETS) assists all Faculty of Education instructors (including tenure stream faculty, sessional faculty, and lecturers) with the learning design and technology needs for their courses through workshops, online resources and 1-on-1 consultations.

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