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Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 22, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Instructors strive to create effective learning spaces and opportunities where students engage with course content, participate in course activities, connect with their peers, and are invested in learning. Using course data to evaluate and improve learning is a key aspects of Learning Analytics and can be a useful evidence-based tool for helping both instructors and (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 22, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Everyone plays an important role in supporting student mental health and wellbeing. This session is an introduction to the Green Folder and the Early Alert program. Participants will learn what to look for, say, and do when having a supportive conversation with a student, how to submit an Early Alert, and how to access resources (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 22, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The first day of class is a great opportunity for instructors to start off their course right! This workshop focuses on how instructors can use that first day of class to intentionally create an inclusive classroom environment where students with different backgrounds and experiences can feel a sense of belonging and thrive. After briefly reviewing (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 22, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

With support from the provost office, UBC Studios has recently setup new educational media support services and studios at no charge for all UBC faculty and staff. This studio tour will introduce you to our current and new services and facility. The Open House will begin with a short presentation. Our staff will then guide (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 22, 2018
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Creating research assignments for your course can be more difficult than expected. Many undergraduate students have yet to develop the necessary research skills or tool awareness to understand the expectations of a research assignment. While the library is an excellent source of support for your students when beginning their research, the library can also collaborate (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

While technology can provide an powerful ‘lever’ that allows you to implement a wide array of pedagogically-sound learning activities and can help you accomplish many of the things you’ve always wanted to do in the classroom but haven’t been able to implement – using technology purely as a gadget because the technology is available does (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2018
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event Description

Amid the release of a new UBC Strategic Plan and increased calls to integrate Experiential Learning (EL) into higher education, there is a growing need to unpack what it means for learning to be “experiential.” In this session Kari Grain will facilitate an exploration of EL as a pedagogical concept that has underlying theoretical currents, (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Please note: This workshop is Part 1 in a 3-part series. To register, participants are asked to commit for the entire series. If you cannot register for this August offering of Part 1, there is another opportunity to take Part 1 on September 25 (9:30AM-12:30PM) and and join the Fall 2018 series cohort. For more (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki for Teaching and Learning or Administrative purposes. Participants should come prepared with a list of questions specific to their sites when attending this session. Specialists at the clinic will assist you in addressing and resolving those (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

We highly encourage you to visit the Emerging Media Lab Drop-In sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 12-1:30pm to explore the different technologies on offer – virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 videos – before attending this session. This orientation introduces the available tools and resources at the Emerging Media Lab, including an overview of (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

As a follow up to the successful launch of the campus-wide First Year Educators’ Symposium earlier this year, we invite all Faculty to participate in this forum. Faculty members who teach first year students in any discipline are invited to come together to make connections with other instructors and with staff who support the first (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2018
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

This workshop focuses on how to make science more inclusive by incorporating historical and social context of scientific knowledge into course curriculum. We will present case studies from different STEM disciplines that illustrate how to provide historical context for course content and information. We will focus on highlighting contributors to discoveries who are often excluded (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2018
    11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Writing helps students learn (Gingerich et al., 2014; Nevid, Ambrose, & Pyun, 2017; Nevid, Pastva, & McClelland, 2012), and assessing the written work of peers helps with developing skills such as critical analysis, reflection, and attention to criteria (Dochy, Segers, & Sluijsmans, 1999; Nicol, Thomson, & Breslin, 2014). Research has shown peer assessment to be (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 24, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

In the 1970s, a consortium of oil companies proposed the largest pipeline project in North America. Elders and youth from thirty Dene and Inuvialuit villages stopped the project. How did they do it? In the words of Dëneze Nakehk’o, Dene from Liidlii Kue First Nation, “With the thunder in our voices.” Thunder in Our Voices (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • August 27, 2018
    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