TDP for New Faculty

The Teaching Development Program (TDP) for New Faculty helps participants build a foundation for their teaching careers by providing a network of support around teaching and learning. The intended audience is faculty who are either new to teaching, new to UBC or both. Below are some suggested core and elective workshops to fulfill the TDP requirements. We will add more workshops as they become available. Please visit the TDP for New Faculty and review core and elective elements under the “Coursework” section.

If you have questions or need clarification as to what are core and elective components, please connect with your TDP Consultant.

Welcoming Students Back to Campus: Supporting Classroom Climate with UBC Indigenous Resources


Event Date & Time

  • September 21, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for this workshop is full. Please add your name to the waitlist HERE.  Session Description: The CTLT Indigenous Initiatives team will be hosting this session to welcome everyone back for the upcoming academic year. Please join us to learn about UBC Specific Indigenous resources that support students and classroom climate. Participants will have the (more…)

Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why Does it Matter? – September 22, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • September 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

This session is for anyone who teaches at UBC who is looking for an introduction to inclusive teaching practices. Be introduced to the literature underpinning inclusive teaching and discuss why inclusive practices in the classroom are important, including considerations for the online environment . We will explore diversity amongst UBC’s student population. You will have (more…)

Scripting and Storyboarding – September 23, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • September 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

What is a script? What is a storyboard? Do you need them? How do you build them? This workshop for UBC Instructors and Staff will explore the fundamentals of DIY media scripting and storyboarding. We’ll look at examples of the wide range of approaches that can be taken, and give tips and tricks on how (more…)

Teaching Online With Canvas – September 23, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • September 23, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Event Description

This virtual course will explore how to design, deliver, and manage your Canvas courses—and make your teaching more efficient. This workshop is geared towards those who have no experience using Canvas. For advanced support, you can book a consultation with UBC Instructors. By the end of this course, you will be able to: Customize your (more…)

Qualtrics Studio – September 27, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • September 27, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Description

UBC supports the Qualtrics survey tool. Qualtrics is a powerful tool that offers UBC faculty, and staff new functionality in survey creation, data analysis, and reporting. Join us for the monthly Qualtrics studio virtual workshop and drop-in session. The session is geared towards UBC faculty and staff using Qualtrics as a teaching and research tool. (more…)

Introduction to Production – September 28, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • September 28, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

How do they get such great footage? Are you a UBC Instructor or Staff, and planning on filming your own video content? This workshop will provide advice for DIY camera, lighting and audio. Media professionals will share tips, tricks, and best practices. Whether you’re filming outside, in an office, or in a professional studio, we (more…)

CANCELLED: The Art of the Video Interview – September 30, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • September 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Need help planning an interview for your next video project? This workshop for UBC Instructors and Staff will reveal proven techniques for conducting effective on-camera interviews. Discover methods on how to establish rapport with your subjects and how to put them at ease. Find out what types of questions to ask and how to ask them (more…)

CANCELLED: Intro to Podcasting – September 30, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • September 30, 2021
    1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Want to get started with podcasting but not sure where to begin? Or do you want to improve the audio quality in your videos? Then this session is for you! During this workshop for UBC instructors and staff, we’ll cover a number of topics including: audio recording and editing, getting your podcast heard, and specific (more…)

CANCELLED: Introduction to Post-Production – October 1, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • October 1, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Post-production can seem daunting, but it really doesn’t have to be. Let’s make you an editor! In this workshop for staff and instructors, we’ll give you an overview of the post-production process: from organizing your camera footage to exporting your final masterpiece with the optimal settings. Using Adobe Premiere Pro, we’ll walk you through the (more…)

Considerations and Tools for an Indigeneity, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (IEDI) Audit of an Undergraduate Curriculum


Event Date & Time

  • October 5, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

Using an appreciative inquiry approach, the facilitators will share the process and motivation behind their IEDI “audit” of the existing Bachelor of Media Studies courses and overall program. The facilitators will share their story, the reasons motivating them, describe the various instruments created and used to conduct the audit, and invite participants to engage with (more…)