Upcoming Conferences:

Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

STLHE Annual Conference

19-22 June 2018 | Sherbrooke, QC

The Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) will be held in Sherbrooke from the 19th to the 22nd of June 2018 with the theme “Pedagogical Innovation: Adapting Practice to Evolving Cultures”.

For more information or to register, please follow this link

Join us for the Festival of Learning 2018

Educators and administrators, faculty and leaders, developers, designers and students - you are invited to join us on May 28 – 30, 2018 for three days of learning, reflecting, and networking with colleagues at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront.

Follow this link for more information.

Educational Developers Caucus 2018 Conference

All of us at the Division of Learning and Teaching Support and Innovation (LTSI) look forward to hosting the Educational Developers Caucus Conference from Wednesday, February 14 to Friday, February 16, 2018.

Join us at the conference 


Ignite Innovation Series

Ignite the love of learning in your students! UFV innovators share their best ideas.

Find out more information about speakers, dates and topics. Contact tlcevents@ufv.ca if you have any questions. 

Sign up to attend



The Centre for Learning and Teaching at Dalhousie is pleased to be celebrating the 22nd Annual Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning (DCUTL) on May 2nd and 3rd, 2018.

This year’s conference theme is “Exploring the Future(s) of Higher Education: Supporting Inclusive Teaching Excellence

What are our visions for the future of higher education and how will we bring them to fruition?  How do we prepare students for a future we cannot possibly fully envision?  What is the role of our educational institutions in helping students to create the world they want to live in?

Follow this link for more informaiton.

The deadline for proposals will be February 5, 2018. 


Call for Proposals 

We invite all Faculty and Staff to submit proposals for workshops for UFV's third annual Professional Development Day 2018 (PD Day) happening on April 26.

The deadline for proposals is January 26, 2018. 

For more information please visit ufv.ca/pdday2018 or email tlcevents@ufv.ca. 

Save the date!

All faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to a day of professional development to connect with colleagues, learn tools, tips, and trends in higher ed, and grow together as we move UFV towards the future. 

Please join us April 26, 2018, at the Abbotsford campus for this amazing day.


Has a UFV faculty member inspired you?

UFV Teaching Excellence Award - nominate now!

Ian Affleck TEA winner

Ian Affleck - Recipient of 2017 UFV

Check under the hood‌‌‌‌

Is it time for a course tune-up?

Take advantage of our Check Under the Hood program. Provide us with your course documents and we will put the course through our 10 Point Checklist. Quick and easy, you will receive feedback on your course and have the opportunity for a one-on-one consultation with one of our teaching and learning team. The first 25 faculty members to sign up receive a fantastic gift!

Complete this form to start the tune up.

Save Your Ol' Faves‌‌‌‌

The Save Your Ol' Faves is a new initiative to support faculty in saving their old favourite teaching materials to a digital form. Let TLC convert your out-of-date VHS tapes, acetates used fro overhead projectors, or paper resources to a digital format so that they can be saved and shared with students easily. All for Free!

Be one of the first 25 people to bring in your old favourites and receive a gift!  Register here!

Building strengths header

The online module, Building Strengths, is now available at http://ufv.ca/buildingstrengths. Created in partnership with Nicola Valley Institute of Technology and UFV, this learning resource looks at how to make the classroom experience more accessible to students. Although it focuses on trades and technology fields, the learning gained from this module is applicable to any subject. It looks at universal design for learning, adapting practical spaces, cultural implications of disability, and inviting success. This module focuses on the whole student and provides strategies and tips for being more inclusive in our instructional practices. Those who complete the module will receive a Letter of Completion from Teaching and Learning that can be used in teaching dossiers.

Teaching & Learning Tool Kit

The University of the Fraser Valley and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology have put together an Accessibility Tool Kit for faculty and staff to complement the Building Strengths module. This online document is filled with resources and information to assist the learning for students with disabilities. Please download the document to your computer and keep it as a resource to refer to anytime. You can also print it and take it with you.

If you are having browser issues, try using Google Chrome.


Magna Mentor Commons is a subscription based website that provides faculty with on-demand access to 20 Minute Mentor programs covering a broad range of faculty development topics.

For access to UFV's subscription to Magna Mentor Commons, please send an email to etsbookings@ufv.ca.  We will send you a link to the UFV sign-up page along with an Authorization Code.  Access is free and unlimited to all UFV faculty.

What’s brewing in your classroom?

Meet with Dr. Mary Saudelli to discuss your ideas and challenges. She can help you reach your teaching goals and develop great learning experiences for students.

Book a meeting now

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