Professional Development for Grad Students

A collection of professional development opportunities and events for Graduate Students, including the Instructional Skills Workshop, the Graduate Certificate Program, Mentoring and Facilitation Workshops, as well as the Graduate Institute which takes place annually during February.

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – November 20, 21, 23 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 21, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 23, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday September 25th at 9am PST and closes on Friday September 29th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this (more…)

DIY Media Workshops: Planning Your Video Project


Event Date & Time

  • November 21, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Planning a video project can be overwhelming. Where to begin? This session will provide guidance from media professionals on the many things to consider when undertaking a project, from the simple to the complex. ☰ Demonstration Session Type   Facilitator(s):  Jamil Rhajiak, UBC Communications  (and friends)   (more…)

Using Focus Groups in SoTL/TAR Projects – For Graduate Students


Event Date & Time

  • November 22, 2017
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Focus groups are utilized for variety of purposes inside and outside of academia. This workshop offers an overview of conducting focus groups as a qualitative approach for program design and evaluation. One application of the method informs instructional designs in higher education. This workshop provides an introduction to planning, administrating and analyzing focus groups. This (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – November 25, 26, December 2 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 25, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 26, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • December 2, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday October 9th at 9am PST and closes on Friday October 13th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – January 13, 14, 20 2018


Event Date & Time

  • January 13, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • January 14, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • January 20, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday October 23rd at 9am PST and closes on Friday October 27th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – January 21, 27, 28 2018


Event Date & Time

  • January 21, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • January 27, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • January 28, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday November 6th at 9am PST and closes on Friday November 10th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – February 11, 17, 18 2018


Event Date & Time

  • February 11, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 17, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 18, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday November 20th at 9am PST and closes on Friday November 24th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – February 24, 25, March 3 2018


Event Date & Time

  • February 24, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 25, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 3, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday December 4th at 9am PST and closes on Friday December 8th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – March 10, 17, 18 2018


Event Date & Time

  • March 10, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 17, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 18, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday December 18th at 9am PST and closes on Friday December 22nd at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)