Events

  • When:
    January 24, 2022 10:00am to 3:00pm
Where:
Online via Zoom

Aimed at kids ages 6 to 11, Virtual Nature Camp with the Humber Arboretum offers fun and engaging online programming promoting curiosity and nature connection. Through games, challenges, and activities campers will learn about the natural world and discover new ways to explore outdoors.

PA Day Virtual Camp: Winter Magic

Kids can join Humber Arboretum staff online for a fun day focused on the winter season. Through art and games we'll explore evergreen trees, winter birds, animal tracking, migration, hibernation, and winter adaptations.

Date: Monay, January 24

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST (lunch break 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.)

Location: Online via Zoom

Ages: Campers aged 6 to 11 are welcome to register (Please note that some younger campers may need assistance with some activities)  

Cost: $30 per camper 

Registration: Visit the Humber Arboretum Virtual Camp page for more information or go directly to online registration 

Deadline for registration: Midnight on Thursday, January 20 

Please note: PA Day Virtual Nature Camp will only be able to run if a minimum number of participants are reached. Parents will be notified on Friday January 21 of any changes.

 

Connect with the Humber Arboretum online: Website | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn | Newsletter

  • When:
    January 6, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 7, 2022 9:30am
  • When:
    January 19, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 25, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 26, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 27, 2022 11:00am
Where:
Online
Contact:
Elisabeth Springate, Communications and Events Coordinator, Teaching Excellence
Blackboard Ultra Training - January Sessions

Learn Blackboard Ultra. January training sessions now posted to the Innovative Learning training calendar. Links below. Registration is required.

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra**
January 6, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Presented during Faculty ED-Venture Days, this session focuses on the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available. 

Creating Content in Blackboard Ultra**
January 7, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Presented during Faculty ED-Venture Days. Blackboard Ultra’s modern design provides an opportunity to create more inclusive, flexible learning materials. In this session, we will explore various types of content you can build in Blackboard Ultra, such as documents, uploads, links, and embeds. We will also review the methods you can use to organize your content. 

Blackboard Learn Basic Ultra*
January 19, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.
This webinar is designed to provide you easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to engage, and provide an overview on the types of online assessments available in Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View.

Blackboard Collaborate Basics*
January 25, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Blackboard Collaborate is a virtual classroom tool that allows you to engage with your students in real-time, to record sessions for students to watch later, and to offer live virtual office hours. In this 45-minute session, we will review the Collaborate interface and tools that support engaging virtual classroom sessions.
Note: Humber is ‘sunsetting’ Collaborate at the end of the semester and moving to Microsoft Teams. But for those who need help now, this session may be helpful.

Q&A with Experts: Blackboard Collaborate*
January 26, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Collaborate? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.
Note: Humber is ‘sunsetting’ Collaborate at the end of the semester and moving to Microsoft Teams. But for those who need help now, this session may be helpful.

Q&A with Experts: Blackboard Learn Ultra*
January 27, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Learn Ultra? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.

Registration required for all sessions.
*Presented by Blackboard
**Presented by ED-Venture Days

Previous BB ULTRA TRAINING RECORDINGS

  • Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA (60 minutes)
    This session focuses on the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course.
  • Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA (37 minutes)
    This session focuses on the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.
  • Assignments, Discussions and Journals in Blackboard ULTRA (80 minutes)
    This session focuses on setting up Assignments, creating Discussions (formerly Discussion Board), and using Journals in your course.
  • Tests and Question Banks in Bb Ultra (55 minutes)
    In this Blackboard ULTRA workshop will learn how to build Tests and how to import Question Banks. We will also share tips on how to bring over tests from BB Original courses.
  • Using the Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra (30 minutes)
    This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up assessments, utilizing different types of assessments and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra.
  • When:
    November 4, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
  • When:
    January 25, 2022 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Where:
Online
Contact:
Human Rights Education Team
Tel:
x4808

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Inclusion (Centre) is pleased to invite you to its Equity and Inclusion Dialogue series for the 2021-2022 academic year. Online registration is now open for this event.

  • Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m - Register Here
  • Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Register Here

See the attached flyer for event details. Limited seating available.

You can see the full listing of the Centre’s 2021-2022 Equity & Inclusion Dialogue series by clicking here.

Learning objectives:

  • How we can collectively address ongoing anti-Indigenous racism and racism/xenophobia
  • How people, including racialized, new immigrants, as well as whites, are affected by reconciliation efforts
  • How racism remains pervasive and adaptive, and what we can do about it, individually and collectively

Facilitator bio:

Dr. Raven Sinclair Ph.D.

Dr. Raven Sinclair is Nehiyaw, Saulteaux, and Métis from George Gordon First Nation in Treaty 4, Saskatchewan. She is a Professor of Social Work at the University of Regina, Saskatoon Campus. She is considered one of Canada’s foremost experts on the Sixties Scoop.

Dr. Sinclair is an author, filmmaker, researcher, and public speaker. She facilitates workshops on communication, lateral violence intervention, and cultural competency. She is a member of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research College of Reviewers, the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute of Indigenous Health Research, and she served as a federal court appointed Advisor to the Sixties Scoop Healing Foundation Interim board.

  • When:
    January 6, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 7, 2022 9:30am
  • When:
    January 19, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 25, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 26, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 27, 2022 11:00am
Where:
Online
Contact:
Elisabeth Springate, Communications and Events Coordinator, Teaching Excellence
Blackboard Ultra Training - January Sessions

Learn Blackboard Ultra. January training sessions now posted to the Innovative Learning training calendar. Links below. Registration is required.

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra**
January 6, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Presented during Faculty ED-Venture Days, this session focuses on the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available. 

Creating Content in Blackboard Ultra**
January 7, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Presented during Faculty ED-Venture Days. Blackboard Ultra’s modern design provides an opportunity to create more inclusive, flexible learning materials. In this session, we will explore various types of content you can build in Blackboard Ultra, such as documents, uploads, links, and embeds. We will also review the methods you can use to organize your content. 

Blackboard Learn Basic Ultra*
January 19, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.
This webinar is designed to provide you easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to engage, and provide an overview on the types of online assessments available in Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View.

Blackboard Collaborate Basics*
January 25, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Blackboard Collaborate is a virtual classroom tool that allows you to engage with your students in real-time, to record sessions for students to watch later, and to offer live virtual office hours. In this 45-minute session, we will review the Collaborate interface and tools that support engaging virtual classroom sessions.
Note: Humber is ‘sunsetting’ Collaborate at the end of the semester and moving to Microsoft Teams. But for those who need help now, this session may be helpful.

Q&A with Experts: Blackboard Collaborate*
January 26, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Collaborate? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.
Note: Humber is ‘sunsetting’ Collaborate at the end of the semester and moving to Microsoft Teams. But for those who need help now, this session may be helpful.

Q&A with Experts: Blackboard Learn Ultra*
January 27, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Learn Ultra? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.

Registration required for all sessions.
*Presented by Blackboard
**Presented by ED-Venture Days

Previous BB ULTRA TRAINING RECORDINGS

  • Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA (60 minutes)
    This session focuses on the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course.
  • Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA (37 minutes)
    This session focuses on the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.
  • Assignments, Discussions and Journals in Blackboard ULTRA (80 minutes)
    This session focuses on setting up Assignments, creating Discussions (formerly Discussion Board), and using Journals in your course.
  • Tests and Question Banks in Bb Ultra (55 minutes)
    In this Blackboard ULTRA workshop will learn how to build Tests and how to import Question Banks. We will also share tips on how to bring over tests from BB Original courses.
  • Using the Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra (30 minutes)
    This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up assessments, utilizing different types of assessments and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra.
  • When:
    January 6, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 7, 2022 9:30am
  • When:
    January 19, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 25, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 26, 2022 11:00am
  • When:
    January 27, 2022 11:00am
Where:
Online
Contact:
Elisabeth Springate, Communications and Events Coordinator, Teaching Excellence
Blackboard Ultra Training - January Sessions

Learn Blackboard Ultra. January training sessions now posted to the Innovative Learning training calendar. Links below. Registration is required.

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra**
January 6, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Presented during Faculty ED-Venture Days, this session focuses on the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available. 

Creating Content in Blackboard Ultra**
January 7, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Presented during Faculty ED-Venture Days. Blackboard Ultra’s modern design provides an opportunity to create more inclusive, flexible learning materials. In this session, we will explore various types of content you can build in Blackboard Ultra, such as documents, uploads, links, and embeds. We will also review the methods you can use to organize your content. 

Blackboard Learn Basic Ultra*
January 19, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.
This webinar is designed to provide you easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to engage, and provide an overview on the types of online assessments available in Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View.

Blackboard Collaborate Basics*
January 25, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Blackboard Collaborate is a virtual classroom tool that allows you to engage with your students in real-time, to record sessions for students to watch later, and to offer live virtual office hours. In this 45-minute session, we will review the Collaborate interface and tools that support engaging virtual classroom sessions.
Note: Humber is ‘sunsetting’ Collaborate at the end of the semester and moving to Microsoft Teams. But for those who need help now, this session may be helpful.

Q&A with Experts: Blackboard Collaborate*
January 26, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Collaborate? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.
Note: Humber is ‘sunsetting’ Collaborate at the end of the semester and moving to Microsoft Teams. But for those who need help now, this session may be helpful.

Q&A with Experts: Blackboard Learn Ultra*
January 27, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Learn Ultra? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.

Registration required for all sessions.
*Presented by Blackboard
**Presented by ED-Venture Days

Previous BB ULTRA TRAINING RECORDINGS

  • Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA (60 minutes)
    This session focuses on the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course.
  • Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA (37 minutes)
    This session focuses on the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.
  • Assignments, Discussions and Journals in Blackboard ULTRA (80 minutes)
    This session focuses on setting up Assignments, creating Discussions (formerly Discussion Board), and using Journals in your course.
  • Tests and Question Banks in Bb Ultra (55 minutes)
    In this Blackboard ULTRA workshop will learn how to build Tests and how to import Question Banks. We will also share tips on how to bring over tests from BB Original courses.
  • Using the Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra (30 minutes)
    This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up assessments, utilizing different types of assessments and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra.
  • When:
    January 28, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
Where:
Online
Contact:
Human Rights Education Team
Tel:
x4808
Equity & Inclusion Dialogue

Friday, January 28, 2022 - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Inclusion (Centre) is pleased to invite you to its Equity and Inclusion Dialogue series for the 2021-2022 academic year. Online registration is now open for this event. See the attached flyer for event details. Limited seating available.

You can see the full listing of the Centre’s 2021-2022 Equity & Inclusion Dialogue series by clicking here.

Learning objectives:

  • To provide an intersectional framework for understanding slavery, colonialism and Anti-Black Racism (ABR)
  • Highlight how ABR is reproduced in the curriculum
  • Highlight how our behaviors, attitudes and institutional policies reproduce ABR oppression
  • To provide methods, language and tools for disrupting ABR in conversations with others

Facilitator bio:

Dr. Wesley Crichlow Ph.D.

Dr. Wesley Crichlow is the Associate Dean, Equity at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, a Professor within their Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, in the youth and criminology specialization, and the Chair of the President’s Equity Taskforce.

Dr. Crichlow has spent over 25 years engaging in research, teaching, service and public lectures in the areas of decolonization, anti-racism, LGBTQ2S rights, and equity, diversity & inclusion mobilization and development. He is an interdisciplinary youth scholar and community social justice activist who works with socially and economically disadvantaged youth, engaging in youth community empowerment.

  • When:
    February 4, 2022 12:00pm
  • When:
    February 11, 2022 12:00pm
  • When:
    February 18, 2022 12:00pm
  • When:
    February 25, 2022 12:00pm
  • When:
    March 11, 2022 12:00pm
  • When:
    March 18, 2022 12:00pm
Where:
Online
Contact:
Raeshelle Morris
Winter 2022 Innovation Workshop Buffet

Registration is now open for the Office of Research & Innovation’s next Innovation Workshop Buffet.  

We are offering free, 90-minute-long virtual workshop sessions facilitated by our team of experts.

Join us for one, or all, of the training sessions to expand your learning, explore human-centred frameworks, re-think problem-solving, and effectively make an impact on your audiences. 

Fridays from February 4 to March 18 at 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

February 4 Introduction to Human-Centred Design
February 11 Introduction to Design Thinking
February 18 Introduction to Creative Problem Solving
February 25 Introduction to Data Analytics and Storytelling (Excel)
March 11 Introduction to Data Analytics and Storytelling (Tableau)
March 18 Introduction to Values-Based Innovation

We look forward to seeing you at the virtual table.

Spaces are limited. Register today!

  • When:
    February 8, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
Where:
Online
Contact:
Human Rights Education Team
Tel:
x4808
Equity & Inclusion Dialogue

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Inclusion (Centre) is pleased to invite you to its Equity and Inclusion Dialogue series for the 2021-2022 academic year. Online registration is now open for this event. See the attached flyer for event details. Limited seating available.

You can see the full listing of the Centre’s 2021-2022 Equity & Inclusion Dialogue series by clicking here.

Learning objectives:

  • Explore the historical roots of anti-Black racism and white supremacy in the Americas
  • Explore Canada’s settler colonial status and the Black Atlantic
  • Provide real world strategies on how to combat white supremacy and anti-Black Racism

Facilitator bio:

Dr. Kathy Hogarth Ph.D.

Dr. Kathy Hogarth is an educator and an activist and much of her work is focused on race, racism and related social policy. She is an avid advocate for change related to race equity and anti-racism and she is a sought after national and international public speaker and trainer on equity and anti-racism.

Dr. Hogarth is a professor of social work and is one of the founders of Waterloo’s Black Faculty Collective. She has served in many advisory roles including that of Special Advisor, Anti-Racism & Inclusivity to the Vice President, Research and International at the University of Waterloo and Anti-Racism Advisor to the Faculty Association at the University of Waterloo.

  • When:
    February 8, 2022 12:00pm
Where:
Online

Humber's Office of Sustainability, International Development Institute, and Community Outreach & Workforce Development is hosting the annual Connecting for Sustainable Futures event, featuring guest speakers from Youth Climate Lab!

Youth Climate Lab (YCL) is a Canada-based, global non-profit organization that accelerates youth-led climate policy, projects and business.

Join us on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Register today

Featured speakers:

Dominique Souris (she/her) is a designer, systems thinker and youth advocate. In her role as the co-founder and Executive Director of YCL, she works with a dedicated team to enable youth to create the just, climate-resilient futures they deserve. Dominique is passionate about the intersections of climate justice, social innovation and climate finance.

Jasveen Brar (she/her) is a climate educator with experience working in ocean conservation and polar policy. She has been named a Top 30 Environmental Educator by NAAEE, Top 25 Environmentalist by Starfish and holds a Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers from the Governor-General of Canada. She also serves on the Governance Board for the Canadian Ocean Literacy Council. YCL couldn’t be happier to have her on board as they enter their fifth year.

  • When:
    February 8, 2022 12:00pm
  • When:
    February 9, 2022 2:00pm
  • When:
    February 11, 2022 12:00pm
Contact:
Regan Mancini

As announced last week, Humber College is building its Academic and Digital Campus Plans for 2022-2025. As part of the refresh process, the college is undertaking consultations that include virtual forums and online forms to gather feedback from our community. Your involvement in this process is invaluable to shaping the future of Humber.  

Online event registration is now open: 

Please register for one session only. All sessions will be the same. 

Can’t participate or prefer to give written feedback? Visit the Academic Plan and Digital Campus Plan refresh webpage and fill out an online form by Friday, February 18. 

Thank you for your time and engagement. 

Gina Antonacci
Senior VP, Academic
Scott Briggs
VP, Digital Innovation & CIO

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