Events

Information Session: Advancing Education Renewal Call for Proposals, December 10, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • December 10, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

  **Registration is full. Please sign up for the waitlist HERE    Learn more about the Advancing Education Renewal Call for Proposals with help from Simon Bates, Associate-Provost Teaching and Learning and Susan Porter, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies. Simon and Susan will answer your questions and guide interested applicants through the (more…)

Community Engaged Learning: Assessing Student Learning In our Classes


Event Date & Time

  • December 10, 2019
    2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

In this workshop, we will introduce tools and supports available to assess student learning outcomes in community engaged learning (CEL) courses. The tools have been developed as part of the Centre for Community Engaged Learning’s efforts to enhance teaching and learning practices of UBC faculty delivering CEL courses. They have been designed to increase faculty’s (more…)

How to Facilitate Structured Engagement to Unleash Everyone


Event Date & Time

  • December 10, 2019
    2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Often in PowerPoint driven meetings, lessons, lectures and gatherings, there comes a point when eyes glaze over, heads turn down to phones/laptops, and disengagement starts to creep in. Have you ever experienced that, or been one of those attendees bored to tears by constant sitting and passive listening? In this workshop we’ll explore the amazing (more…)

Integrating Student Engagement and Our Classroom Teaching: A UN Sustainable Development Framework


Event Date & Time

  • December 11, 2019
    9:30 am - 10:45 am

Event Description

In the past year, there has been increasing and widespread momentum at UBC around the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), to foster change and engage the community on common global issues. Understanding, acknowledgement and integration of the framework in our learning and teaching objectives will further support our students toward actualization of the goals. (more…)

Implementing Peer Feedback on Collaborative Writing Assignment

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 11, 2019
    9:30 am - 10:45 am

Event Description

Many instructors are hesitant to assign writing because they are concerned it will take significant time to grade and provide feedback. In this workshop, we discuss how we integrated peer feedback(15% of the final grade) into a collaborative writing assignment (45% of the final grade) in a classroom of 60 students and how it helped (more…)

Supporting Student Wellbeing Through Technology-Supported Peer Assessment


Event Date & Time

  • December 11, 2019
    11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Did you know you can support student wellbeing through technology-driven student peer assessment? If you have ever wondered how to incorporate student wellbeing into your courses through the use of technology, we invite you to come to this session to get inspiration, share your ideas, and meet other colleagues who are interested in exploring the (more…)

Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 11, 2019
    11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

This workshop is being offered in collaboration between the CTLT and SVPRO (Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office). The workshop is open to faculty, TAs, staff and the UBC teaching and learning community who want to learn more about supporting students and responding to disclosures of sexual assault. At this workshop you will learn how (more…)

Distressing Material in (and Beyond) the Classroom: Strategies and Resources for Responsible Engagement


Event Date & Time

  • December 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

How do we bring difficult and distressing material into the classroom in a way that is responsible and productive for our students, for ourselves, and for wider communities? How do we responsibly engage our students in community-based learning that involves narratives and representations of violence? What are some of the difficulties that we encounter in (more…)

Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why does it Matter?


Event Date & Time

  • December 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 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. We will explore diversity at UBC and who lives, works and studies here. You will have an opportunity (more…)

Online Learning Course Design Support Studio – December 12, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • December 12, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Join us face-to-face or virtually for one on one consultations with Learning Designers to explore ways to enhance your students’ online learning experience. Bring your courses, ideas and questions, and together we will explore how to incorporate new approaches into your teaching practice. We can give guidance to incorporate online instructional strategies that support:  Motivating students (more…)