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 – January 17, 22, 23 & 29, 2022 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • January 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • January 29, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on January 17, 22, 23 & 29, 2022  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 – January 24 & 29, February 5 & 12, 2022 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • January 24, 2022
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • January 29, 2022
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • February 5, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 12, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on January 24, 29, February 5& 12, 2022  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…)

Developing Your Skills as a Peer Reviewer of Teaching: Introductory Workshop (For Graduate Students)


Event Date & Time

  • January 26, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

The formative peer review of teaching is a process designed to provide feedback to instructors about their teaching. It is an opportunity for all involved to engage in collegial conversations about teaching and student learning. Please join us for this experiential  workshop suitable for reviewers (mentors) and reviewees (mentees) in the peer review of teaching.  The (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – February 1, 6, 10 & 13, 2022


Event Date & Time

  • February 1, 2022
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • February 6, 2022
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • February 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on February 1, 6, 10 & 13, 2022  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…)

Foundations of Pedagogy: February to March 2022


Event Date & Time

  • February 2, 2022
    1:30 am - 3:30 am
  • February 9, 2022
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • February 16, 2022
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • March 2, 2022
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • March 9, 2022
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • March 16, 2022
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • March 23, 2022
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • March 30, 2022
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

This course will be held in-person on campus. 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 by email after the sign up closes with more details to attend the course.  At the end of the one-term course, you (more…)

Graduate Student Teaching Practicum: January-April 2022


Event Date & Time

  • Workshop 2
    February 2, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Workshop 3
    March 2, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Workshop 4
    March 23, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Workshop 5
    April 21, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

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 via email with more details to attend the Internship. This event will be held online on Zoom. What is the Graduate Student Teaching Practicum? The next Graduate Student Teaching Practicum (more…)

Journey into Course Design – February 2022


Event Date & Time

  • February 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 16, 2022
    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? In this engaging two-part online workshop, you will journey through three stages of course design: reflecting on situational factors, crafting learning outcomes, and exploring assessment options and instructional strategies to support learners. This workshop (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – February 21, 26, March 5 & 12, 2022 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • February 21, 2022
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • February 26, 2022
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • March 5, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 12, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on February 21, 26, March 5 & 12, 2022  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 – March 1, 6, 13 & 19, 2022


Event Date & Time

  • March 1, 2022
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • March 6, 2022
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • March 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 19, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on March 1, 6, 13 & 19, 2022 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…)

The 6R’s of Indigenous OER: Re-imagining OER to Honour Indigenous Knowledge and Sovereignty


Event Date & Time

  • March 10, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Open education is grounded in Western notions of copyright law and ownership and it often has a goal of making all knowledge available for all people. Within Canadian Copyright Law there is tension with Indigenous Knowledges, Ways of Knowing and Being. Within the open education community there needs to be careful consideration for Indigenous Knowledges (more…)