Professional Development for Grad 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 Institute which takes place annually during February.

Foundations of Pedagogy – October to November 2020


Event Date & Time

  • October 6, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 13, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 20, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 27, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November 3, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November 10, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

This course will be online on Zoom. Click “Register Now” to sign up for the waitlist. At the end of the one-term course, you will be able to use concepts in evidence-based teaching to effectively teach a lesson in an undergraduate classroom, with emphasis on alignment of learning objectives, activities and assessment. UBC graduate students (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – October 8, 13, 16 & 19, 2020 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • October 8, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • October 13, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • October 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 19, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on October 8, 13, 16  & 19, 2020 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 – October 8, 17, 24 & 31, 2020 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • October 8, 2020
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • October 17, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 17, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • October 24, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 24, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • October 31, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 31, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on October 8, 17, 24 & 31, 2020 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 – October 19, 23, 26, 27, 29 & 30, 2020 (ONLINE)


Event Date & Time

  • October 19, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 23, 2020
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • October 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • October 29, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 30, 2020
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on October 19, 23, 26, 27, 29 & 30, 2020 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 (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – November 16, 21, 28, December 5, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • November 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 21, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 28, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • December 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on November 16, 21, 28 & December 5, 2020 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 – November 23, 28, December 1 & 5, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • November 23, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 28, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • December 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on November 23, 28, December 1 & 5, 2020 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 – December 1, 6, 10 & 13, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • December 1, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • December 6, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on December 1, 6, 10 & 13, 2020 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…)