Online

These virtual workshops and programs will be hosted in an online setting via Zoom, Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and/or Canvas. These sessions do not take place in-person.

Supporting Climate Education Through a Novel Framework of Climate Kind Pedagogy


Event Date & Time

  • June 4, 2024
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Online This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. The climate crisis, the pandemic, and related social inequities indicate the need for education that teaches compassion and care towards the planet. Climate change and the related social impacts have necessitated a re-think of traditional pedagogies. University educators are faced (more…)

Refining Your Research Question & Exploring SoTL/TAR Methods – June 4, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • June 4, 2024
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

TAR Workshops are designed to give interns authentic teaching experiences and to apply their understanding of evidence-based teaching practices in the classroom or in an informal science education or outreach setting. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, together with their teaching partner, identify a challenge to student learning in the classroom, develop new teaching resources or (more…)

Students as Partners in Course Re-Design: Reflections from Students, Faculty and Staff Partners on Learning through Partnership


Event Date & Time

  • June 5, 2024
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Online This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. In 2021, UBC Vancouver made a commitment to position students as collaborators in the academic mission of the university through the Students as Partners (SaP) Initiative. The Initiative compensates undergraduate students working with faculty in the redesign and scholarly evaluation (more…)

Generative AI Studios- June 5, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • June 5, 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…)

Co-Creating the Future: Amplifying Student Voices to Inform Course Design


Event Date & Time

  • June 5, 2024
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Online This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. Building on the foundational insights shared during a past panel discussion, Students as Partners in Course Re-design: Reflections from Student, Faculty, and Staff Partners on Learning through Partnership, this interactive workshop aims to dive deeper into the practical aspects of (more…)

Meaningful Community Engaged Learning Experiences for International Students: Introducing an Inclusive Toolkit


Event Date & Time

  • June 6, 2024
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Online This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. In this session, Dr. Shadi Mehrabi and Mirella Livoti from the Centre for Community Engaged Learning will introduce a Faculty Toolkit with a focus on Inclusive CEL Courses for International Students. The toolkit serves as a guide for faculty members (more…)

Making Sense of Student Feedback: Metrics for a More Meaningful Interrogation of SEI Data


Event Date & Time

  • June 6, 2024
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Online This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. At UBC, Student Experience of Instruction (SEI) quantitative data consists of responses on a 5-point Likert scale. An interactive dashboard is currently being developed to assist instructors, as well as administrators, to visualize the reported metrics within context. This workshop (more…)

WordPress & Wiki Clinic (Online Drop-In) – June 6, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • June 6, 2024
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Online 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 (more…)

OER and GenAI


Event Date & Time

  • June 11, 2024
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Online Join us for an interactive online workshop where we will explore the challenges, contradictions, and opportunities at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Open Educational Resources (OER). In this session we will discuss the potential of AI in generating dynamic content, including interactive textbooks, and its potential in developing open educational resources and (more…)

Classroom Evaluation and Research: Do I Need Ethics Approval? – June 11, 2024


Event Date & Time

  • June 11, 2024
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Online Many instructors are involved in evaluating their classroom practices, but there is often confusion about whether obtaining ethical approval by the Behavioural Research Ethics Board (BREB) is required. In this workshop, instructors will learn more about what type of classroom inquiry might require BREB review. This workshop will also detail the ethical considerations for (more…)