Contract Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)

Teaching and Learning with International Students


Event Date & Time

  • January 15, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

In response to both the realities of the demographics of UBC and the goals of UBC’s International Strategic Plan (2011), the student body in our classrooms bring a variety of skills and perspectives to our teaching and learning spaces.  With a focus on strategies that support instructors’ existing disciplinary practices, this workshop will focus on (more…)

Beyond Tests: Utilizing Authentic Assessment at University


Event Date & Time

  • February 26, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Beyond tests: Utilizing authentic assessment at university While moving beyond the assessment of convenience, a critical examination of traditional assessment practices has led to the emergence of some alternatives. This session offers a set of macrostrategies for alternatives in assessment that entail demonstrating competence in (semi)authentic contexts. About the Facilitator: Shahid Abrar-ul-Hassan has been a (more…)