Workshops & Events

Workshops to support teaching and learning online

Join us for virtual workshops that will introduce you to our supported learning technologies and learning design principles.

Find uniquely tailored support to help you adapt your course for the online environment and prepare you for teaching online. Our workshops are especially for instructors and staff in the Faculty of Education.

View our Events Calendar or see our full listings, below.


AI Corner: Bi-weekly Generative AI Conversation

Every 2nd and 4th Monday, starting September 25 | 12pm - 1pm

Whether you have burning questions about Generative AI or wish to explore specific tools, come and join us. In addition to addressing your inquiries, we will also provide updates and showcase popular Generative AI tools. Together we will deepen our understanding of the technology's potential, its impact on teaching and learning, and emerging practices.

This series is primarily for faculty members. 

Location: Scarfe Room 313 / Online

Facilitators: Faeyza Mufti and Kristofer Mah

Registration is not required for in-person attendees. Online attendees please register to access the Zoom link.

FA Canvas Orientation (for TEO)

Tuesday, October 10 | 10:00am - 11:00am

This session will cover an overview of the Canvas Learning Management System, moving content into a Canvas Course, setting up the homepage, syllabus, assignments and modules, and a review of external tools Zoom and LOCR.

Location: Online

Facilitators: Eduardo Rebagliati and Kristofer Mah

Note: This workshop is offered for TEO faculty members only. If you are interested in workshops like this for your unit, contact LDDI at

ComPAIR for Teaching and Learning


In this session we will explore ComPAIR, a peer review tool that adds comparing to the process of students reviewing one another’s work. We will the platform's components, overall functionality, and unique affordances for teaching and learning.

Location: Online

Facilitators: Eduardo Rebagliati, Kristofer Mah, and Maryam Danaei Ababin

Note: This workshop is offered for ELI Faculty members only. If you are interested in workshops like this for your unit, contact LDDI at

Turnitin for Teaching and Learning

Wednesday, October 18 | 12pm - 1pm

Join us in exploring and discussing Turnitin, a plagiarism-checking tool with more functionality that you might expect. Learn about how it works, how you can use it in the classroom, and discuss educative approaches to using Turnitin with students.

This workshop covers:
• overview of Turnitin
• affordances and issues
• demonstration of Turnitin’s different functions
• suggested approaches for implementation 

Location: Online

Facilitators: Gabrielle Coombs and Kristofer Mah

Introduction to Articulate

Tuesday, October 24 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm

This Articulate Rise 360 workshop for faculty and staff provides a comprehensive introduction to Rise 360’s responsive and engaging features, from building a course structure and populating it with content to adding interactive activities and assessment questions.

Location: Online

Facilitators: Jamilee Baroud, Kalisa Young, and Eduardo Rebagliati

Note: This workshop is offered for The Edith Lando Virtual Learning Centre staff only. If you are interested in workshops like this for your unit, contact LDDI at

TEC Expo 2023

November 7 and 8 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm

The Technology Enhanced Classroom (TEC) Expo was created as an annual event designed to showcase and celebrate interesting and innovative uses of technology in face-to-face, blended, and online classrooms within the Faculty of Education. TEC Expo is open to all members of the UBC community, across disciplines and University locations.

Location: In Person / Online

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We would love your feedback!

If you’ve attended one of our workshops previously, welcome back! We would love to hear about your experience via an anonymous and very short survey.

Your feedback is valuable and helps us tailor and improve sessions to suit your needs – we really appreciate you taking the time to share you feedback with us!