Upcoming Events


Event Date & Time

  • August 1, 2015 - August 9, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

*** Please note that the dates of this event are August 1, 8, 9 (2015).  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 […]


Event Date & Time

  • August 5, 2015
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

The Open Badges Studio is a collaboration space for participants to work together on Open Badges projects, offering a mix of theory, hands-on exploration and experimentation. Within the framework of your project, we will discuss such topics as storyboarding badge pathways, considerations and criteria for types of badges, and triggering badges with assessments. We will […]


Event Date & Time

  • WordPress
    August 6, 2015
    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 […]


Event Date & Time

  • Faculty ISW
    August 11, 2015 - August 13, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

*** Please note that the dates of this event are August 11, 12, 13 (2015).  To register, please click on the link below to fill out an application ** Workshop Overview: This 3-day workshop, which focuses on teaching groups of students, is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. In […]


Event Date & Time

  • August 12, 2015
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

The Open Badges Studio is a collaboration space for participants to work together on Open Badges projects, offering a mix of theory, hands-on exploration and experimentation. Within the framework of your project, we will discuss such topics as storyboarding badge pathways, considerations and criteria for types of badges, and triggering badges with assessments. We will […]


Event Date & Time

  • WordPress
    August 13, 2015
    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 […]


Event Date & Time

  • August 17, 2015 - August 19, 2015
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Workshop Dates: Monday, August 17th – Wednesday, August 19th Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm (each day) Teaching and Learning initiatives, collaborations, and practices occur within various organizational systems, cultures, interpersonal dynamics, and worldviews.  Facilitation is a method of addressing explicit as well as implicit, and often unnamed, forces at play – those cultural factors that constitute […]


Event Date & Time

  • August 18, 2015 - August 25, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

*** Please note that the dates of this event are August 18, 21, 25 (2015).  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 […]


Event Date & Time

  • WordPress
    August 20, 2015
    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 […]

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2015
    9:15 am - 11:45 am

Event Description

At this welcome session you will be introduced to what you need to know to teach your first course at UBC, including: an overview of UBC students’ demographics; a discussion on UBC’s teaching and learning related strategic priorities and funding opportunities; what resources are available for you and how to access them; and, what your […]

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2015
    1:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Event Description

Do you know who your students are or how they’ll be engaged with your course design or classroom?  This two-part workshop offers you ways to help you think about your course context to make your course more effective and relevant for the students. In the first half of this session, we will explore what factors […]

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 25, 2015
    9:15 am - 11:45 am

Event Description

As you design or re-design your upcoming course, have you taken some time to identify what you hope your students will know/do/feel by the end? Have you considered what the specific learning objectives will be for each class within that course? If you are interested in exploring these questions and in developing or refining your […]

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 25, 2015
    1:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Event Description

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), has been defined as “scholarly inquiry into student learning which advances the practice of teaching by making research findings public.” In this session, the disctinctions and similarities between research and teaching as a scholarly activity will be discussed and we will provide some tools to help you move […]

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 25, 2015
    1:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Event Description

Have you ever been in a class or presentation session where the silence felt like a heavy wet blanket? Or conversely, where the discussion veered deep into tangent-land? In this session, we will provide you with practical strategies for starting and guiding on-topic and inspiring discussions in your classes. You will be introduced to a […]

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 26, 2015
    8:15 am - 11:45 am

Event Description

Teaching Assistants (TA) play a significant role in students’ learning. They are often expected to teach in face-to-face classrooms, facilitate discussions and conduct tutorials and labs in person and/or online, grade electronically submitted papers, and perform many other duties to assist instructors and inspire students. As instructors, we need to provide support and guidance so […]