Events

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – August 17, 18 & 24, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday July 1 at 9am PST (more…)

Workshop Facilitation Workshop (for TA Coordinators & Senior TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • August 26, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Note: This event is only open to TA Training Coordinators and Senior TAs. This Facilitation Basics workshop is meant for TA Training Coordinators or senior TAs who will be delivering facilitated sessions focused on teaching enhancement for TAs. The workshop is also open to all graduate students who are interested in getting involved in TA (more…)

Canvas Studio – August 26, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • August 26, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Canvas Studio is a drop in space for anyone with questions related to UBC’s new learning management system Canvas. Here’s your chance to sit down with a Canvas expert and review your course design, explore migrating a Connect course to Canvas, and troubleshoot any challenges… ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

UBC JupyterDay 2019


Event Date & Time

  • August 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Event Description

Jupyter is a web application for producing computational narratives: a notebook in the browser which runs code and renders text, mathematical notation, images and videos. Jupyter notebooks are a powerful open source tool for scientific computing and reproducible research. The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) hosts Jupyter notebooks on syzygy.ca and JupyterDay is (more…)

EML Weekly Drop-in Demo Sessions – August 27, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • August 27, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Come join us at our weekly drop-in demo sessions, where you can learn more about the Emerging Media Lab and try out some VR/AR experiences! This event is open to anyone from the UBC community, including staff, students, and faculty. Location: Emerging Media Lab, Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Room 183 (more…)

Working Effectively Together: TA-Instructor Working Relationships – Saving Everyone’s Time! (For TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • August 27, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be working closely in different roles with an experienced instructor to teach. When this relationship goes well, it can be rewarding, educational, and fun. When it does not, it can be frustrating and overwhelming. In this session we will explore the various needs and expectations (including the TA contract) (more…)

Working Effectively Together: TA-Instructor Working Relationships – Saving Everyone’s Time! (For Instructors)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 27, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Effective Teaching Assistants (TA) can save faculty time and headache, which allows you to focus on your ‘teaching’; furthermore, they play a significant role in students’ learning. As instructors, there are several things we can do to ensure that our TAs work effectively and efficiently. This requires our support and guidance. In this session, we (more…)

Introduction to Learning Analytics for Instructors – Online Workshop


Event Date & Time

  • August 27, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Instructors strive to create effective learning spaces and opportunities where students engage with course content, actively participate in course activities, and connect with their peers. Using course data to evaluate and improve learning is a key aspect of learning analytics and can be a useful evidence-based approach for helping instructors succeed in achieving these teaching (more…)

DIY Media Support Drop-In Session – August 28, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Are you working on a media project? Planning to produce video content for your course but don’t know where to start? UBC Studios is offering a drop-in media support session where professional media specialists are available to provide answers to your questions.  If you are wondering: where do I start? what resources are available on (more…)

New Faculty – 2019 Welcome to UBC FACULTY Orientation


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2019
    12:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Welcome to UBC! We are pleased you have joined our vibrant, supportive UBC community! We know our faculty and staff are the most important resource we have – working side-by-side to shape the future of research, learning, and work.  Jointly presented by the Department of Human Resources and the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (more…)