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Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education – FREE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Starts January 30th 2018

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The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia will once again offer the free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education starting January 30th, 2018. 
Please share with colleagues, educators, staff, community members, students or others, the information on the updated and revised MOOC offering.
This is a free 6 week course supporting professional and personal learning for advancing Indigenous perspectives and reconciliation in community, education, and work contexts. It runs asynchronous, which means you view materials and engage in the course at your own pace. There are many exemplars from Canada, Australia, the US, and New Zealand.

 

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MOOC – Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education

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Engage with Indigenous knowledge keepers, educational leaders, and resources to enhance your understanding and knowledge of practices that advance reconciliation in the places where you live, learn, and work.

For more information, or to register, visit: http://pdce.educ.ubc.ca/Reconciliation/

Course – Institute on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples (CUIERIP), June 4-9, 2017.

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Institute on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples (CUIERIP)

 

  • Carleton University launched the Institute on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples (CUIERIP) in June of 2015. This year’s Summer Institute is being offered as a six-day course from Sunday, June 4th to Friday, June 9th, 2017. The course will have a variety of speakers (such as Margaret Kovach, Gilbert Whiteduck, Don Kelly, Tony Belcourt, and many more) who have expertise in research ethics, community engagement and the program specifically engages with a hands-on approach to learning. Participation is limited to 45 participants and tuition for the six-day program is $1000 excluding transportation and accommodation. A limited number of scholarships are available.

 

Please click on the link for more information.

Course – Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education – Register by January 23

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This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will help you envision how Indigenous histories, perspectives, worldviews, and approaches to learning can be made part of the work we do in classrooms, organizations, communities, and our everyday experiences in ways that are thoughtful and respectful. In this course, reconciliation emphasizes changing institutional structures, practices, and policies, as well as personal and professional ideologies to create environments that are committed to strengthening our relationships with Indigenous peoples.

 

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to take the MOOC, it is not just for teachers and will build competence and understanding applicable across a variety of communities.

 

Dates: January 24 – March 7, 2017

Location:  Online (asynchronous, approximately 2-4 hours per week)

This online course is delivered using the edX platform. For course details and how to register, please see http://pdce.educ.ubc.ca/MOOC

Register at https://www.edx.org/course/reconciliation-through-indigenous-ubcx-indedu200x-1 by January 23

Graduate Programs: CTLT, Teaching Assistants Institute

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The TA Institute is open to any graduate student who is interested in teaching or TAing. The Institute includes sessions on teaching and learning theory, scholarship, classroom strategies, campus climate, and lesson design.

 

Design Thinking in Teaching

January 10, 2017

9:30 am–11:30 am

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

 

How do you design a successful lesson? This workshop will discuss common challenges in lesson planning and develop a toolkit of best practices and strategies. More info

 

Grad Student Mental Health

January 10, 2017

12:30 pm–2:30 pm

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

 

Do you ever feel overwhelmed as a TA and feel like students can see right through you? In this workshop, we will address raising self-awareness on “impostor syndrome” and identify strategies for self-care and navigating teaching and life as a grad student. More info

 

Developing a SoTL Project

January 10, 2017

3:00 pm–5:00 pm

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

 

This workshop will help you design a research project to evaluate the quality of teaching and learning in your course. Learn the fundamentals of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and create a blueprint for your very first SoTL project. More info

 

Metacognition, Lifelong Learning, and Disciplinary Practice

January 11, 2017

9:30 am–11:30 am

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

 

How can you help students become lifelong learners? This session will examine the idea of metacognition as a distinct and valuable practice in teaching and learning. More info

 

Transliteracies

January 11, 2017

12:30 pm–2:30 pm

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

 

This workshop explores how TAs can develop safer, more trans-inclusive pedagogical practices in their various role(s) in the classroom and on campus. More info

 

Giving Guest Lectures and Presentations

January 11, 2017

3:00 pm–5:00 pm

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

 

Learn more about guest lectures and presentations, and design a toolkit to prepare for successful lectures or presentations. More info

 

Experiential Learning: Concept and its Application in Lesson Planning

January 12, 2017

9:30 am–11:30 am

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

 

Explore the experiential learning cycle, its value in teaching contexts, and ways to integrate the model into your lesson planning and teaching. More info

 

Incorporating Results from SoTL

January 12, 2017

12:30 pm–2:30 pm

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

 

This professional development workshop is open to grad students interested in learning more about Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. More info

 

Unsettling Group Guidelines

January 12, 2017

3:00 pm–5:00 pm

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

 

Classroom guidelines are often used by educators with the intent to establish a “safe” learning environment. But others have argued that classroom guidelines sometimes fail to recognize and respond to issues of power and social position. More info

 

Thank You!

 

Elissa Morris
Events Assistant | Centre for Teaching Learning and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver
214-1961 East Mall, Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z1 Canada
Phone 604 827 4871| elissa.morris@ubc.ca

http://www.ctlt.ubc.ca | @UBC_CTLT

 

 

Graduate Pathways to Success: workshops + new graduate student orientation in January

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The January orientation schedule is available at http://orientation.grad.ubc.ca/schedules/january-2017/ and includes offerings from International Student Development (Jan 4 and 12), Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (Jan 5), and the Graduate Student Society (Jan 5).   This information has been emailed to all incoming graduate students.

 

There is still space available in today’s workshop: Strengthening Teams: Managing Emotions, Conflict and Change

Monday, December 12 | 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

For further information or to register, visit www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/15466-strengthening-teams-managing-emotions-conflict-change

 

Please visit the community.grad.ubc.ca forums for other graduate student opportunities including:

Call for Applications—UBC Sustainability Scholars (Paid Internship Opportunities)  https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3058

Tips and Tricks for Formatting your Thesis Wed, Dec 14, 10:00 AM https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/2805

Citation Management using Zotero, Thurs, Dec 15, 3:00 PM https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/3023

Contact: Jacqui Brinkman
Manager, Graduate Pathways to Success Program
Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 827 4578 | Fax 604 822 5802
jacqui.brinkman@ubc.ca

 

Graduate Pathways to Success: Project Mgmt I – 2 Days

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Registration is now open for:
Foundations of Project Management I: A Team Based Approach (A Mitacs Step Workshop – 2 Days)

Tuesday and Wednesday, December 6 and 7 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Note: students MUST commit to the two full days)

For further information or to register, visit www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/13345-foundations-project-management-i-team-based-approach-2-days

The direct registration link is https://community.grad.ubc.ca/gps/event/13345

 

Please visit the community.grad.ubc.ca forums for other graduate student opportunities including:
One-Time Only Course Offering: Leading the Way Towards a Low-Carbon Future. Graduate students from all departments welcome; commences January 2017. For more information see https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3034  

Seminar course: The Trump Impact: Change, Challenges Responses  https://community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/3040

SPSS (Part 1) – Environment, Data Entry and One Variable Analysis Tues, Dec 6,  10 – 12 https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/3020

Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis, Wed, Dec 7, 10:00 AM https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/2948
Graduate Student Teaching Drop In, Wed, Dec 7, 1:30 PM https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/2854
Writing Assignment and Assessment Design Workshop, Thurs, Dec 8, 9 – 12 https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/3037

Citation Management using RefWorks, Thurs, Dec 8, 3:00 PM https://community.grad.ubc.ca/event/3021