Integrating Indigenous Content into Your Course Design – May 2017


Event Date & Time

  • May 25, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

This workshop is designed for anyone in the UBC teaching and learning community who is interested in integrating Indigenous content into a course they are developing. The workshop will include focused discussions on learning materials, resources, and course design for Indigenous engagement. You will have the opportunity to work on integrating Indigenous content in your (more…)

Creating a Course in edX – December 15 2016


Event Date & Time

  • December 15, 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 (more…)

Creating a Course in edX – December 7 2016


Event Date & Time

  • December 7, 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 (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – December 1 2016


Event Date & Time

  • December 1, 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…)

First Year Experience Forum

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 8, 2016
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

As a follow up to the successful launch of the First Year Experience Science Education Symposium, we invite all Faculty to participate in a campus-wide FYE forum.  Faculty members who teach first year students in any discipline are invited to come together to make connections with other instructors and with staff who support the first (more…)

Student Peer Feedback: Why and How?


Event Date & Time

  • December 12, 2016
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Student peer feedback is a reciprocal process whereby students provide feedback on the work of peers and receive feedback from peers on their own work. It has several benefits which include providing learners with a greater variety and quantity of feedback, offering feedback that may be easier to understand than that offered by instructors, and (more…)

Doing Geography in the Field – A Field Course in BC

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 12, 2016
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Please note this event has been cancelled. The session will look at the development of a field experience course designed for human and environmental sustainability geography students but which has attracted students from across the university. The field course works with community partners in the local community making it a very handoff experience for students. (more…)

Learning Technology Studios – December 14 2016


Event Date & Time

  • December 14, 2016
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

CTLT has developed and delivered a series of Learning Technology studios to provide participants with an innovative and creative space where they can explore and experiment with the different tools in the UBC learning technology ecosystem. Each studio begins with a 10-minute presentation on functionality, approaches and uses of the tool or platform in blended and (more…)

Open Practices: Wikipedia-Based Assignment in Your Classroom

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 8, 2016
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

“Teaching with Wikipedia transforms a classroom’s boundaries. Every day, students write papers, translate articles, or share photos with their class. Wikipedia assignments transform that classroom into a global audience. Students learn, and then share that learning in their own words, for real readers.” Wikieducator In this hands-on workshop we will share examples of instructors who (more…)

How Teaching Practices Influence Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 8, 2016
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

The TLEF project How Teaching Practices Influence Student Mental Health and Wellbeing reveals how instructional practices can have a positive impact on the student learning experience by promoting their wellbeing.  This interactive session will share our findings, integrate ideas and share strategies via group discussions.  Participants will leave with instructional tools that will not only (more…)