Here are some professional development opportunities for faculty and staff at UBC’s Okanagan campus over the next few weeks:
Centre for Teaching and Learning starts new term with a full slate of workshops
This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn more about the purpose and contents of a teaching portfolio. Participants will be given examples.
Introduction to Snagit
Snagit is a screen capture program that can assist in the creation of quality Word documents and presentations. It allows content that appears on a computer screen to be captured as either an image or video.
In this workshop, participants will examine various midpoint feedback strategies and hear from faculty who currently use midpoint feedback to enhance their teaching and the student learning experience.
To find out more about these Centre for Teaching and Learning workshops, visit: https://news.ok.ubc.ca/exchange/2014/08/28/centre-for-teaching-and-learning-starts-new-term-with-a-full-slate-of-workshops/
Human Resources hosts business writing style workshop and Less Stress at Work lunch and learn
Write to Win: Business Writing Style I
Anybody can learn the basics of jig sawing together a letter or report. However, subtleties of style, audience address and analysis, and clarity of purpose are the key to ensuring that your communication skills earn the results you want.
Less Stress at Work Lunch and Learn
This hour session discusses the signs and symptoms of stress, how to deal with the stress in your life and how to help yourself and others stay mentally tenacious.
To find out more about these Human Resources workshops, visit: https://news.ok.ubc.ca/exchange/2014/08/27/human-resources-hosts-business-writing-style-workshop/
For a full listing of workshops, visit the Okanagan campus events calendar.