Generative AI

This year, AI has emerged as a significant tool in education, and faculty at UBC are grappling with its integration in the classroom. The UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) has introduced a new educational series, GenAI in Teaching and Learning. This series aims to help educators transition from concerns to understanding to seeing the opportunities generative AI presents.  

This series is offering: 

  • Weekly GenAI Support Clinics: One-hour drop-in clinics on teaching and learning topics to do with the use of tools such as ChatGPT, Stability AI, Google Bard and others, every Wednesday. 
  • Integrating GenAI in Education at UBC 30+30 Workshops: 30-minute interactive presentations followed by 30-minutes of discussion designed to assist faculty and staff in navigating this new landscape. 
  • AI in Teaching and Learning website: A hub for ongoing support and up-to-date tools and resources for leveraging Generative AI for teaching and learning. 

Generative AI Studios – June 26, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • June 26, 2024
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Online These sixty minute, weekly sessions – facilitated by Technologists and Pedagogy Experts from the CTLT – are designed for faculty and staff at UBC who are using, or thinking about using, Generative AI tools as part of their teaching, researching, or daily work. Each session is broken into 3 parts. First, a weekly insights (more…)

Instructional Design Community of Practice – Revisiting the Definition of Education in the GenAI Era


Event Date & Time

  • June 26, 2024
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Online The Instructional Design Community of Practice (ID CoP) serves as a hub for instructional designers, learning technology specialists, educational developers, and pedagogical experts from UBCV and UBCO to connect and collaborate. Here, members can delve into various university teaching methodologies such as Problem-Based Learning (PBL), active learning, Generative AI, Open Educational Resources (OERs), Universal (more…)

GenAI Staff Community of Practice – June 27, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • June 27, 2024
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Online Join our GenAI Staff Community of Practice! Are you a UBC staff member from CTLT, LTHub, or involved in teaching or curriculum support at the university? Are you curious about Generative AI or eager to share your experiences with these tools? We invite you to join our community of practice. This session will be (more…)

Generative AI Studios – July 3, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • July 3, 2024
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Online These sixty minute, weekly sessions – facilitated by Technologists and Pedagogy Experts from the CTLT – are designed for faculty and staff at UBC who are using, or thinking about using, Generative AI tools as part of their teaching, researching, or daily work. Each session is broken into 3 parts. First, a weekly insights (more…)

Exploring GenAI Tools for Teaching Material Development


Event Date & Time

  • July 9, 2024
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Online This session focuses on how faculty can use various GenAI tools, including CoPilot, ChatGPT, Eduaide, Elicit, Gem, and Dall-E 3, for creating effective teaching materials. It will provide practical insights into applying these technologies for designing case studies, rubrics, scenarios, discussion questions, and lesson plans, emphasizing their role in enhancing the quality and interactivity (more…)

Generative AI Studios – July 10, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • July 10, 2024
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Online These sixty minute, weekly sessions – facilitated by Technologists and Pedagogy Experts from the CTLT – are designed for faculty and staff at UBC who are using, or thinking about using, Generative AI tools as part of their teaching, researching, or daily work. Each session is broken into 3 parts. First, a weekly insights (more…)

Information Session for the Large TLEF Special Call for Gen AI Collaborative Cluster Grants


Event Date & Time

  • July 10, 2024
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Online This TLEF information session will provide an overview of the Large 2024/25 TLEF Special Call for Gen AI Collaborative Cluster Grants including: details about the collaborative cluster approach, information on the Large Language Model (LLM) sandbox and the initial reference applications that will be available to funded project teams, and information on the support (more…)

Generative AI Studios – July 17, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • July 17, 2024
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Online These sixty minute, weekly sessions – facilitated by Technologists and Pedagogy Experts from the CTLT – are designed for faculty and staff at UBC who are using, or thinking about using, Generative AI tools as part of their teaching, researching, or daily work. Each session is broken into 3 parts. First, a weekly insights (more…)

Generative AI Studios – July 24, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • July 24, 2024
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Online These sixty minute, weekly sessions – facilitated by Technologists and Pedagogy Experts from the CTLT – are designed for faculty and staff at UBC who are using, or thinking about using, Generative AI tools as part of their teaching, researching, or daily work. Each session is broken into 3 parts. First, a weekly insights (more…)

GenAI Staff Community of Practice – July 25, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • July 25, 2024
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Online Join our GenAI Staff Community of Practice! Are you a UBC staff member from CTLT, LTHub, or involved in teaching or curriculum support at the university? Are you curious about Generative AI or eager to share your experiences with these tools? We invite you to join our community of practice. This session will be (more…)