Pro-D for New Faculty

The CTLT offers program development for faculty members who are new to teaching or new to UBC. The programs are meant to support you in your teaching and learning endeavours, and to provide information on current research on teaching and learning theories and methods.

CANCELLED: Fireside Chat: Student Connection in Online Classes – February 25, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • February 25, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Due to unforeseen circumstances this workshop has been postponed to March 4th. Register for March 4th HERE.    Would you like to hear some in-the-trenches experience from colleagues who taught classes online in the last few months? We are inviting a few of them to share with us their candid experiences, and to offer tips (more…)

Journey into Course Design – February & March 2021

Journey into Course Design – February & March 2021


Event Date & Time

  • March 2, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

  Keen to learn about learner-centred course design? Have a course or module to design and you’re not sure where to start? Interested in integrating learner-centred strategies into your design? Want to explore assessment and instructional strategies at the course level? In this engaging two-part workshop, you will journey through three stages of course design: (more…)

The Green Folder: Supporting Students in Distress – March 2, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • March 2, 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. Facilitators: Brian Barth, Manager, Student Support Services Please note this workshop is part of (more…)

Exploring Peer Assessment with peerScholar – March 4, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • March 4, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Join us as we explore peerScholar, a self- and peer-assessment tool that allows students to provide anonymous feedback on each other’s assignments. peerScholar activities can encourage critical thinking, creative thought and strong communication skills; promote self-reflection and facilitate increased student participation and engagement. Hear from fellow faculty members how they are using peerScholar in their (more…)

Fireside Chat: Student Connection in Online Classes – March 4, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • March 4, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Would you like to hear some in-the-trenches experience from colleagues who taught classes online in the last few months? We are inviting a few of them to share with us their candid experiences, and to offer tips and strategies that you can apply immediately in your online teaching. Panelists: Ben Cheung, Lecturer, Department of Psychology (more…)

What I Learned in Class Today Renewed Project: Faculty Perspectives Film Panel – March 8, 2021

What I Learned in Class Today Renewed Project: Faculty Perspectives Film Panel – March 8, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • March 8, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

The renewed What I Learned In Class Today project recently published two Faculty Perspectives videos that continue the work begun with the Students Speak video in the late 2000s. Join us for a film-screening, followed by a panel discussion with student, staff, and faculty representatives on Indigenous engagement across the University focusing on what it means to do this work with (more…)

Assessment in Community Engaged Learning Courses – March 11, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • March 11, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Evaluating learning outcomes related to students’ virtual community engagement experiences has been reported as a new challenge for faculty members. If you are interested to know how to evaluate and assess your online community engaged learning courses, attend our session on “Assessment of an Online Community Engaged Learning Course: Tools and Strategies”. You will have (more…)

Learning Tool Show & Tell: Land Acknowledgements at UBC – March 11, 2021

Learning Tool Show & Tell: Land Acknowledgements at UBC – March 11, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • March 11, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Event Description

Offering land acknowledgements is an important part of our work at UBC as we make consistent efforts to centre Indigenous knowledges and perspectives. As part of CTLT’s Online Teaching Program you may have had the opportunity to participate in Indigenous Initiatives’ Virtual Land Acknowledgements at UBC workshop. Beginning this February, you can now take this (more…)

Early Alert: Support For Students To Get Back On Track – March 15, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • March 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

The Early Alert (EA) Program allows student advising and support staff to clearly understand a student concern, and organize the most efficient reach-out. Using the online EA system can be made easy, and this session will help advisors and support staff to view the right information, and apply their expertise to support a given student (more…)

Course Design Intensive – June 2021


Event Date & Time

  • June 1, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 3, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 8, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Course Design Intensive (CDI) is an intensive program in which participants work, individually and collaboratively, to design or re-design a course they are (or will be) teaching. Throughout the workshop, participants will acquire a broadened understanding of course design concepts, and will gain skills and tools they can apply to their own course. The (more…)