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 – February 16, 20, 21 & 27, 2021 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • February 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on February 16, 20, 21 & 27, 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…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – March 1, 6, 13 & 14, 2021 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • March 1, 2021
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • March 6, 2021
    11:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 13, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 14, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on March 1, 6, 13 & 14, 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…)

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…)

Foundations of Pedagogy – February to March 2021


Event Date & Time

  • March 2, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 9, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 16, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 23, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 30, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

This course will be online on Zoom. Click “Register Now” to sign up for the waitlist. If your application is successful and you are selected as a participant you will be contacted after registration closes by email with more details to attend the course.  At the end of the one-term course, you will be able (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 panel discussion with student, staff, and faculty representatives on Indigenous engagement across the University focusing on what it means to do this (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – March 8, 13, 20 & 21, 2021 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • March 8, 2021
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • March 13, 2021
    11:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 20, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on March 8, 13, 20 & 21, 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…)

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…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – March 15, 20, 27 & 28, 2021 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • March 15, 2021
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • March 20, 2021
    11:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on March 15, 20, 27 & 28, 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…)

Teaching as Research Internship – March 31, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • March 31, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

TAR internships 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 approaches, (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – April 6, 10, 17 & 24, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • April 6, 2021
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • April 10, 2021
    11:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • April 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • April 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on April 6, 10, 17 & 24, 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…)