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Event Date & Time

  • October 2, 2016 - October 9, 2016
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

*** Please note that the dates of this event are October 2, 8, 9 2016.  To register, please click on the link below to fill out an application ** Workshop Overview: This 3-day workshop consists of teaching practice, theory application, and topical sessions specifically relevant to Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students at UBC.  During the workshop (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 3, 2016
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Come and learn about what we have heard from faculty and students to be the emerging pedagogical and functional priorities for our new LTE that will be the replacement or upgrade for Blackboard Learn (locally known as Connect). By participating in these feedback sessions, facilitated by faculty secondees, your requirements will be used to help (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 3, 2016
    12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

**This workshop has been cancelled** Join us for this experiential  workshop suitable for reviewers and reviewees involved in the peer review of teaching.  The peer review of teaching process introduced in this workshop is intended primarily as a form of formative (and developmental) feedback. Please note that there will be approximately 30-40 minutes of pre-work (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 3, 2016
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

“Instructional Design is about bringing evidence-based pedagogical research and practice into course development. It aims to produce an active learning experience for desired learning outcomes through the appropriate use of learning technologies in different teaching and learning contexts.” – Mark Bullen Would you like to integrate a learner-centred active learning experience into your teaching practices?  (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 3, 2016
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Are you a Graduate Student or TA with questions about teaching? How to deal with challenges in lesson design, marking, or handling office hours? The Grad Team Office Hours are a drop in session for graduate students or TAs where you can ask questions and get one-on-one support around issues in teaching and learning from (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 3, 2016
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Are you interested in developing a research project that would assess a component of your teaching or student learning (the Scholoarship of Teaching and Learning – SoTL) but don’t know how to get started?  Would you like to see examples of other SoTL projects at UBC to give you ideas on what you might study (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 4, 2016 - October 18, 2016
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

**This workshop has been cancelled. For more information on facilitation please contact Isabeau Iqbal or Jessica Earle-Meadows (contact information listen below) ** This is a series for faculty and instructors who attempt to influence (or unwittingly find themselves leading!) change. Specifically, this series is for people who: host formal or informal conversations to affect academic change, facilitate (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 4, 2016
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Description

Join us for this experiential  workshop suitable for all graduate students and TAs who will be involved in peer observation or peer review of teaching, as reviewers/mentors and reviewees/mentees.  The peer review of teaching process introduced in this workshop is intended primarily as a form of formative (and developmental) feedback. By the end of this (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 4, 2016
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

What goes into a territory/land acknowledgement and what are the things we can each think about to engage responsibly in this practice? Join us for a panel discussion featuring Musqueam Elder Larry Grant and senior First Nations and Indigenous Studies faculty Drs. Linc Kesler and Daniel Justice, for perspectives on the pedagogical significance of these (more…)


Event Date & Time

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    October 6, 2016
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

For a list of upcoming edX sessions, click here.

UBC is adding edX to the “evolving ecosystem of learning technology platforms, tools and applications on campus”. edX can be used to provide a blended learning experience for campus-based courses, as well as UBC online and distance courses. In each of these sessions we will be highlighting a tool or functionality of the edX Edge platform and then provide you with a space for hands-on work and guided support.

In this session, we will explore how to create a course using edX’s web-authoring tool Studio. We will explore such topics as structural hierarchy of an edX course, managing content publishing, and controlling content visibility.

Series: TLEF


Event Date & Time

  • October 6, 2016
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Beginning in September, CTLT and Faculty support units will be hosting a series of drop-in sessions to help applicants in the development of their Large and Small TLEF Project proposals. Applicants can drop in to these sessions to talk about their project ideas and receive feedback and advice on topics such as pedagogy, assessment, media (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 6, 2016
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki 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 (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 6, 2016
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Come and hear from Dr Angela Redish, Provost and Vice President Academic (Vancouver) about how the LTE Renewal project supports UBC’s teaching and learning mission, from faculty and student secondees who have been leading the project, and what the project team has learned from gathering faculty and student feedback from surveys, feedback sessions, and interviews. (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 11, 2016
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Classroom Climate is shaped not only by course content and the relationships among members of the classroom community, but also by the broader contexts of place, history, institutional policies and culture, campus climate, and so on. How do we begin to address those contexts in how and what we teach? How do the events, policies, (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • October 11, 2016
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

In this session,  Dr Karen Theobald, Director of Academic Programs at Queensland University of Technology School of Nursing, will share their undergraduate nursing curriculum redesign. Examples of flexible learning strategies, including their use of the technology Nearpod, will be shared as well. Dr Karen Theobald is responsible for providing leadership for the School’s learning and teaching activities and collaborating with the (more…)