CTLT Institute

The 2024 CTLT Summer Institute will take place online and in-person from August 19-22, 2024. The CTLT Summer Institute focuses on the fundamentals of teaching and learning issues. The Summer Institute is designed to help participants enhance their understanding of sound teaching practices and how to implement them in their teaching contexts.

These sessions are not necessarily designed to be completed in a particular sequence or as a whole cohort. Please register for sessions individually as desired.

For more info visit https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca

Starting Strong: Preparing For Day 1

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 19, 2024
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

Event Description

In-person This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. Want to start your semester off strong? In this interactive 60-minute workshop, we’ll reimagine the first day of class. Through group discussion and a mapping activity, you’ll create a plan to align day 1 student experiences with your course goals, (more…)

The TA-Faculty Relationship (For TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • August 19, 2024
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Online This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be working closely in different roles with an experienced instructor to teach. When this relationship goes well, it can be rewarding, educational and fun. When it does not, it can be frustrating and overwhelming. (more…)

The Faculty-TA Relationship (For Faculty)


Event Date & Time

  • August 19, 2024
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Online This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. Teaching Assistants (TA) play a significant role in students’ learning. They are often expected to teach in face-to-face classrooms, facilitate discussions, conduct tutorials and labs in-person and/or online, grade electronically submitted papers, and perform many other duties to assist instructors (more…)

Building Authentic Assessment for Learning – August 19, 2024

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 19, 2024
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

In-person This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. Teaching online during the pandemic forced us to re-examine our assessment practices and re-imagine ways to assess students’ true ability in the real-world environment.  In the past years, faculty members explored many authentic assessment methods to assess students remotely during (more…)

Written Assessment in the Era of Generative AI

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 19, 2024
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

In-person This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. Join your peers in an interactive workshop where you will reflect, assess and re-imagine a writing assignment from one of your courses. AI’s emergence presents serious challenges for many of our written assessments. Collaborate with your peers to understand and (more…)

Accessibility is Not a Feature: Simple Steps to Support Students’ Access to Course Materials


Event Date & Time

  • August 20, 2024
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

This is a multi-access event. This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. Technology is incredible and greatly enhances access, but it isn’t always reliable. Have you ever had a Monday where everything that could go wrong with your computer did? Learning management systems (LMS) like Canvas are a (more…)

Building Community Across Campuses: Preparing to Teach a Multi-Campus (Distributed Learning) Course


Event Date & Time

  • August 20, 2024
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Online This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. Multi-campus instruction (MCI), also known as distributed learning, is a course format that involves a single instructor in a classroom at one location (the “local” cohort) synchronously teaching “local” and “remote” cohorts of students situated at other campuses. Students in (more…)

Designing Inclusive and Engaging Collaborative (Writing) Assignments


Event Date & Time

  • August 20, 2024
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Online This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. Do you want your students to enjoy working and learning together, all while producing a shared document that showcases their best work? Are you afraid of being “that instructor” who creates a collaborative assignment that students loathe — that they (more…)

Engaging Activities for Learners: Active Learning Techniques in the Classroom

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 21, 2024
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

Event Description

In-person This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. Join us for a session dedicated to enhancing classroom engagement through active learning techniques. This workshop will delve into practical strategies and activities designed to foster student participation and enhance learning outcomes. Whether you’re looking to invigorate your lectures, facilitate (more…)

Renewed What I Learned in Class Today Facilitation Guide and Toolkit Exploration


Event Date & Time

  • August 21, 2024
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Online This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 19–22, 2024. Join CTLT Indigenous Initiatives in a guided exploration of the What I Learned in Class Today Project. During this session, the project team is excited to offer a demo of the Renewed What I Learned in Class Today Facilitation Guide (more…)