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Event #1077

Teaching with Technologies: Arts Instructional Support and Information Technology (Arts ISIT)


Thursday, June 6, 2019

09:00 - 16:30
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AMS Nest - NEST 2314
Pedagogy Hub
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UBC Faculty of Arts Instructional Support and Information Technology (Arts ISIT) is pleased to share some the work we have been a part of in the field of teaching and learning with technology. We will show how innovative learning technologies have helped to facilitate peer-to-peer learning through discussion tools, have demonstrations of UBC created tools such as ComPAIR and the Collaborative Learning Annotation System (CLAS) as well as a presentation on how Learning Analytics can support program planning and classroom practices. Lastly, we will showcase how Arts students are using ePortfolios to share their skills and knowledge with employers and publicly.

 9:00 - 10:00: Use of Learning Analytics to Support Program Planning and Classroom Practice 

  • Julie WeiSenior Research Analyst, Arts ISIT
  • Sanam ShiraziData Analytics Specialist, Arts ISIT

10:00 - 11:00: Peer to Peer; a Comparative View of Online Tools Designed to Connect Students 

  • Neil Armitage, Lecturer, Department of Sociology, UBC
  • Fred Cutler, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, UBC
  • Brianne Orr Alvarez, Lecturer of Spanish/Arts One Instructor, UBC

11:00 - 12:00: Immersive Learning through Technology; How Open Digital Platforms Enable Classroom Engagement 

  • Jenny Peterson, Instructor, Department of Political Science, UBC
  • Stephen Ney, Sessional Lecturer, Department of English Language & Literatures, UBC
  • Jon GuarinEducational Technologist, Arts ISIT

13:30 - 14:30: Active Learning with CLAS: A Look at Video and Image Annotation 

  • Sebastian Prange, Assistant Professor, Department of History, UBC
  • Florian GassnerSenior Instructor of German, Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies)
  • Strang Burton, Instructor, Department of Linguistics
  • Leanna Chow, Arts ISIT

14:30 - 15:30: A Reflective Practice using Online Portfolios - Taking Learning Beyond the Classroom 

  • Fred Cutler, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
  • Julie Walchli, Executive Director, Work Integrated Education and Career Initiatives, Arts Co-op Program, UBC

15:30 - 16:30 : A Survey of Peer Assessment Tools and How Technology can Help 

  • Leanna Chow, Arts ISIT
  • Meena Kahlon, Arts ISIT