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Event Date & Time

  • August 14, 2018 - August 16, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Please note that the dates of this event are August 14, 15, 16, 2018.  To register, please click “register now” 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 a supportive atmosphere, you (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 16, 2018
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Despite our best efforts to create a positive and supportive academic work environment, members of the UBC community regularly find themselves in conflictual situations. In most cases, conflict emerges naturally out of our community’s diversity and multiplicity of views, cultures and experiences. Often conflict brings into light ways that we fail to understand each other, (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 16, 2018
    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

  • August 19, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 25, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 26, 2018
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday May 7 at 9am PST and closes on Friday July 27 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…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 20, 2018
    9:00 am - 9:30 am

Event Description

At this welcome session, you will learn about how CTLT may support your teaching and learning needs, discuss UBC’s teaching and learning related strategic priorities, and hear about what your fellow faculty members consider to be the main challenges and enablers for their teaching at UBC. This session will be followed by a series of (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 20, 2018
    9:45 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

As you design or redesign your course, have you considered what you intend your students should take away from your course? What they should be able to know/do/feel by the end? Have you considered how these larger goals can be broken down into smaller objectives that can be addressed within each class of the course? (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 20, 2018
    11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Event Description

The Space of Connection is designed to provide an unstructured space for you to engage in the rich teaching and learning conversations with your new colleagues, to reflect on your teaching and learning practices, to integrate your learnings into your own teaching context before returning attention to other commitments, or to simply connect with one (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 20, 2018
    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…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 20, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) final report and Calls to Action were published in 2015, but conversations about taking action on reconciliation in teaching and learning are ongoing. Would you like to develop your own awareness about the TRC and how this relates to teaching and learning at UBC? Perhaps you been thinking about (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 20, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

In this panel discussion we will hear from four faculty members across UBC on their successful (and less successful) experiences in conducting research on their own teaching: • Dr. Su-Jan Yeo, School of Community and Regional Planning • Dr. Siobhan Mcphee, Department of Geography • Dr. Phaedra Burke, Sauder School of Business • Dr. Joss (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 20, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Canvas Studio is a drop in space for anyone with questions related to UBC’s new learning management system Canvas. Here’s your chance to sit down with a Canvas expert and review your course design, explore migrating a Connect course to Canvas, and troubleshoot any challenges… ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 21, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Inspired by James Lang’s Small Teaching, we invite you to join us in exploring how to create meaningful learning through the small, everyday decisions you make in engaging in classroom practice and communicating with your students. In this interactive workshop, you will experience various active learning techniques and have opportunities to incorporate them into your (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 21, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

If you are preparing resources for your teaching, from PowerPoint slides to online modules, chances are you’ll want to incorporate readings, images, video clips, problem sets, or other materials from different sources. This session will focus on the pragmatic elements of reuse, the essentials of copyright, and the basics of working with open educational resources (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 21, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Supporting student learning can seem complex as there are many factors that impact learning (e.g. design of materials, access to materials, relevance of content). In addition to these factors, student wellbeing is closely connected to student learning and development (Eisenberg, Hunt, & Speer, 2013; Keyes et al., 2012; Martine, 2010). However, supporting student wellbeing is (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 21, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Instructors often feel overwhelmed when asked to design their courses for a diverse student population. In this session we will discuss student diversity at UBC and within your own context. We’ll  introduce you to principles of inclusive course design which begin by examining who your students are and ways you can instill a sense of (more…)