CTLT Institute

The 2021 CTLT Summer Institute will take place online from August 23-27. The CTLT Summer Institute will focus 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 designed to be completed in a particular sequence or as a whole cohort. Please sign-up for sessions individually as desired. For more info visit https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca

Supporting Classroom Climate with CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Resources


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Registration for this workshop is full. Please add your name to the waitlist HERE.  In this session, we will be showcasing three resources that the CTLT Indigenous Initiatives team have co-created to support bridging knowledge gaps in curriculum and ways to create supportive and productive classroom climates. During this session, we will be discussing questions (more…)

Teaching with Care: An Introduction to Accessible Courses and Open Educational Resources


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

One of the priorities when we are teaching is to ensure that our course content and educational resources are accessible to all our learners, regardless of any physical limitations that they might have. In this workshop, we will talk about design practices that can help ensure online course content and open educational resources are more (more…)

Hybrid Teaching and Learning Conversations: The Challenge of Flexibility


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

As UBC continues to make and revise plans to open the 2021 school year, many are considering adopting blended or hybrid learning-based schedules. But what exactly is a ‘hybrid’ approach? Join us for a conversation with UBC Faculty, from a range of disciplines, who recently participated in teaching a pilot hybrid course this summer. Panelists (more…)

Learning Lounge: Fall Term Transitions – August 23, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2021
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

As UBC begins to transition back to on-campus classes this fall, some students might still be unable to attend their classes in-person. How can you plan now for a learning experience that is accessible and equitable for all students during this transition? Join us for this open studio/drop in/learning lounge where CTLT educational consultants will (more…)

The UBC Early Alert Program: Support for Students to Get Back on Track


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

Event Description

This presentation is for faculty, staff and teaching assistants (TAs). Early Alert helps students who are facing academic or wellness difficulties before these difficulties become overwhelming. Faculty, staff and TAs can easily use the Early Alert system to connect UBC students with the support they need, when they need it. Join this session to learn (more…)

The Green Folder: Supporting Students in Distress


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2021
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Helping students who experience academic and wellbeing challenges is often a part of our roles. The Green Folder provides a concise and helpful way to quickly assess the urgency and type of students concerns, and refer them to the correct supports. Prior to this session, “The UBC Early Alert Program: Support for Students to Get (more…)

Building Authentic Assessment for Learning Beyond COVID


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Teaching online last year 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 year, faculty members explored many authentic assessment methods to assess students remotely during Covid. We like to showcase a few examples and inspire you to incorporate some of our (more…)

Teaching Philosophy Statements: Show me the Good Stuff


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

A teaching philosophy statement is a written description of your values, goals, and beliefs about teaching and learning. It is often required as part of your documentation for tenure and promotion and in applications for academic positions. In this session, participants will explore what constitutes an effective teaching philosophy statement, and review and discuss strong (more…)

Integrating Lessons Learned From the Past Year Into the Classroom


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

After spending last year teaching online we have developed approaches, skills and resources for teaching online. As we look ahead to the gradual return to campus and transition in-person, blended and hybrid learning this fall, what are some ways that we can leverage online learning to make our course more flexible, inclusive and engaging. In (more…)

CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Virtual Coffee Drop-in – August 24, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Do you have questions about how to thoughtfully integrate Indigenous content and representation into your course work? Curious about how to offer meaningful land acknowledgements in online meetings or events at UBC? Indigenous Initiatives’ Virtual Coffee Drop-ins are great place to explore these topics, connect with others on the same learning path, or just get (more…)