Upcoming Events

August 21, 2014

TLEF Proposal Development Support: Weekly Drop-in Sessions

Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Seminar (Room 2.22 A/B)

Beginning in August, CTLT,  Faculty Support Units, and UBC Creative Studio staff will provide feedback and proposal development support for faculty wishing to submit TLEF proposals; support will be provided on topics such as pedagogy, assessment, media, technology integration, interaction, project scope and budget development.

Available Spaces: 17 / 22

Flexible Learning Strategy Workshop

Flexible Learning

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Allard Hall - Room 104

Join us for a discussion of UBC's overall Flexible Learning Strategy led by Vice Provost Angela Redish and Provost's Fellow for Flexible Learning Strategy, Gregor Kiczales. We will present the overall strategy and then lead a group discussion of that strategy, it's implications and how it is being implemented across UBC.

This event is open to all, but is especially targeted to staff in CTLT and UBC IT who are actively involved in Flexible Learning.

Available Spaces: 5 / 65

WordPress Clinic

Teaching and Learning Technologies

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room (Room 2.27)

The Drop-in Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress for Teaching and Learning or Administrative purposes. Participants should come prepared with a list of questions specific to their sites when attending this session. Specialists at the clinic will assist you in addressing and resolving those questions. 

Please take a moment and register for the WordPress support clinic. Also note the clinics are not a substitute for the WordPress Basics sessions.

WordPress Drop-in Clinics take place every Thursday between 1pm - 3pm at the CTLT offices in Irving K Barber Learning Centre.

Available Spaces: 4 / 10

August 25, 2014

Welcome to Teaching at UBC

2014 Summer Institute

9:15 am - 11:45 am
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Seminar (Room 2.22 A/B)

At this welcome session you will be introduced to what you need to know to teach your first course at UBC. This includes UBC student demographics,  a discussion on UBC's teaching and learning related strategic priorities and funding opportunities. 

Available Spaces: 5 / 25

Course Design: Supporting Constructive Alignment of Course Learning Outcomes

2014 Summer Institute

1:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Seminar (Room 2.22 A/B)

Have you ever been curious about the relationship between the learning outcomes, teaching and learning activities, and assessment and evaluation activities within your course? Did you know that there is a body of literature that examines this?

Available Spaces: 0 / 25

August 26, 2014

Optional Museum of Anthropology Tour

New Faculty and Staff Welcome Orientation

10:45 am - 11:45 am
Liu Institute for Global Issues, Multipurpose Room

This optional event allows you to visit the world-renowned UBC Museum of Anthropology.  It is acclaimed for its spectacular architecture, collections, research, teaching, public programs and community connections and for its spectacular architecture and unique setting on the cliffs of Point Grey.

Available Spaces: 36 / 50

University-Wide Welcome Orientation

New Faculty and Staff Welcome Orientation

11:45 am - 4:30 pm
Liu Institute for Global Issues, Multipurpose Room

Jointly presented by the Department of Human Resources and the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT), this half-day event is designed to help you:
- Understand UBC’s mission, organizational structure and current initiatives;
- Hear first-hand from colleagues about how to have a successful transition and first year;
- Navigate effectively through UBC’s resources and services;
- Meet colleagues from across the university; and
- Experience UBC’s unique culture, diversity, architecture, and physical setting.

Available Spaces: 10 / 46

New Faculty & Staff Welcome Reception

New Faculty and Staff Welcome Orientation

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Liu Institute for Global Issues, Multipurpose Room

Please also join us for a reception at the end of the Orientation as it is yet another opportunity to meet new colleagues.

Available Spaces: 23 / 50

Course Design: Importance of Developing Course Goals and Learning Objectives

2014 Summer Institute

9:15 am - 11:45 am
Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Seminar (Room 2.22 A/B)

Are you teaching a course this fall? Have you taken some time to identify what you are hoping students will learn by the end of your course? Have you considered what the specific learning outcomes will be for each class within that course? Refining your learning outcomes will help you more effectively sequence and organize each of your lessons, and make a clear connection between your evaluation and pedagogical strategies.

Available Spaces: 2 / 25