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Events & Programs

Programs

The inaugural KPU Teaching Fellows program is now launched!

The Teaching Triads program is an opportunity for KPU faculty members and instructors interested in formative feedback by peers on their teaching in Spring 2017. In progress. 

Under Development: An assessment stream (including Community of Practice, workshops and resources); Teaching and Learning Dialogues on current topics; and Teaching Online program (adapted from VCC's Facilitating Learning Online). 

Events

In addition to events at KPU listed below, other opportunities elsewhere: 

BCcampus events and workshops including ETUG, Liberating Structures, Open Education, Online Facilitation, etc.
- Kennesaw State University, Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning's Teaching Conferences Directory (fairly comprehensive). 
- VIU, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning's selected conference list
- Instructional Skills Workshops (ISWs) are being offered in Spring 2017 (see events below).

Events

Jan 27 / 2017 to Feb 3 / 2017
Mahara eportfolio

Today’s learners need the ability to capture ideas, synthesize their learning across places and time and reflect on the personal and professional relevance of that learning.

Feb 3 / 2017
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February 3, 10, 17, 24, 2017, (4 Fridays). Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Campus: Cloverdale
Room 2115

Feb 3 / 2017
Diverse Group of Students

KPU's student population includes a diversity of cultural backgrounds and languages.

Feb 14 / 2017 to Feb 17 / 2017
Professional development wordle

Hold the dates for a teaching and learning professional development week during Reading Week. We are working towards having events at Richmond and Surrey campuses during this week.

Feb 16 / 2017
tools

Hold the date! As part of our Reading Week T&L professional development events, we invite faculty members to introduce others to their favourite classroom or online tech tools.

Feb 16 / 2017
Students

Significant redesign of the BC K-12 curriculum is underway. In

Feb 17 / 2017
Can cred

Open Badges: eCredentials that work for BC

What if Open Badge eCredentials were more than gamified pats on the back, or off- the-cuff course-level digital stickers? What if they were

Mar 10 / 2017
Diverse Group of Students

Teaching multilingual learners and interested in practical strategies for integrating multilingual students in university classes?

Mar 20 / 2017
Robin DeRosa

In this presentation, Robin will introduce the basic definition of Open Educational Resources and explore some ways that faculty have been using OERs to drive down and even eliminate the cost

Apr 24 / 2017 to Apr 27 / 2017
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April 24, 25, 26, and 27, 2017 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Campus: Surrey
Room: TBA

May 26 / 2017
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May 26, June 2, 9 & 16 2017, (4 Fridays)
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Campus: Surrey
Room: TBD

Jun 7 / 2017 to Jun 9 / 2017
Penguins

Hold the Dates!

Aug 21 / 2017 to Aug 24 / 2017
ISW image

August 21, 22, 23 & 44 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Campus: Langley
Room: TBA

Oct 13 / 2017
ISW image

Oct. 13, 20, 17 & Nov. 3, 2017, (4 Fridays).
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Campus: Cloverdale
Room 2115

Dec 18 / 2017 to Dec 21 / 2017
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December 18, 19, 20 & 21 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Campus: Richmond
Room 2010