Pro-D for Graduate Students

A collection of professional development opportunities and events for Graduate Students, including the Instructional Skills Workshop, the Graduate Certificate Program, Mentoring and Facilitation Workshops, as well as the Graduate Students in Teaching Mini Conference which takes place annually during February. For more info visit https://ctlt.ubc.ca/programs/graduate-student-ta-programs/

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – April 26, May 1, 8 & 15, 2021 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • May 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on April 26, May 1, 8 & 15, 2021 will be hosted online using Canvas and Zoom. We will maintain a clear focus on ensuring high-quality remote instruction. This approach is based on the current guidelines and direction of the Provincial Health Officer, public health agencies, and the Ministry of Advanced Education, (more…)

Graduate Students in Teaching Conference – May 19 + 20, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • Day 1
    May 19, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Day 2
    May 20, 2021
    9:15 am - 3:50 pm

Event Description

Please click “Register Now” to register for this event. The conference will be held online via Zoom and the Zoom link(s) will be emailed to you 2-3 days prior to the event. The Graduate Students in Teaching Conference is open for Graduate Students and Teaching Assistants (TA). Registration closes on May 14 at 12 PM PDT. (more…)

Graduate Students and TAs – Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and other “Differentisms”


Event Date & Time

  • May 19, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Cia Verschelden is the keynote speaker for Celebrate Learning Week 2021. If would like to participate in this workshop, it would be helpful if you also attend Cia Verschelden’s keynote presentation taking place from 10:00am – 12:00pm on May 18. Bandwidth concept – scarcity steals mental bandwidth  The cognitive resources for learning of many of (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – May 27, June 1, 5 & 12, 2021 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • May 27, 2021
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • June 1, 2021
    11:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 5, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on May 27, June 1, 5 & 12, 2021 will be hosted online using Canvas and Zoom. We will maintain a clear focus on ensuring high-quality remote instruction. This approach is based on the current guidelines and direction of the Provincial Health Officer, public health agencies, and the Ministry of Advanced Education, (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – June 1, 6, 12 & 19, 2021 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • June 1, 2021
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • June 6, 2021
    11:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 19, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on June 1, 6, 12 & 19, 2021 will be hosted online using Canvas and Zoom. We will maintain a clear focus on ensuring high-quality remote instruction. This approach is based on the current guidelines and direction of the Provincial Health Officer, public health agencies, and the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills (more…)

Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) Summer Institute 2021


Event Date & Time

  • June 14, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 16, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 18, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 22, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 23, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Click ‘Register Now’ to submit your application for the CIRTL Summer Institute. Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified by email if your registration is confirmed. The CIRTL Summer Institute is an 8-day (divided into two weeks) teaching intensive that combines an emphasis on learning evidence and theory-based approaches to teaching and (more…)

Journey into Course Design – July 2021


Event Date & Time

  • July 14, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 21, 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: reflecting (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – July 27, August 3, 8 & 15, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • July 27, 2021
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • August 3, 2021
    11:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 8, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on July 27, August 3, 8 & 15, 2021 will be hosted online using Canvas and Zoom. We will maintain a clear focus on ensuring high-quality remote instruction. This approach is based on the current guidelines and direction of the Provincial Health Officer, public health agencies, and the Ministry of Advanced Education, (more…)