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Event Date & Time

  • January 17, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Advocating for yourself and others as a Teaching Assistant (TA) can be uncomfortable. There are power dynamics between you, your department, your students and your instructors that can sometimes be hard to navigate. Our aim for this session is to help TAs learn effective self-advocacy strategies that will support their overall wellbeing. We will do (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 17, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Qualtrics Studio UBC adopted a new survey tool Qualtrics. Qualtrics is a powerful tool that offers UBC Faculty, and staff with new functionality in survey creation, data-analysis, and reporting. Join us for the the bi-weekly qualtrics studio to explore qualtrics together and to receive support and guidance using this tool.  The session is geared towards (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 17, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Often as TA’s we focus on creating positive relationships with our students, but may forget about creating strong connections to the faculty members running the course.  In this session we will be discussing strategies to set expectations regarding TAing and address any problems that may arise throughout the term with faculty members. Furthermore we will (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 17, 2019
    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…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 17, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The experiential learning cycle (Kolb 1984) describes the process through which we learn from our experiences. In our roles as TAs and graduate instructors, an understanding of this process can help us to design and teach using high-impact strategies that promote deep learning in our students. In this session, we will explore how the learning (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 18, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Gaining experience as a TA has clear benefits if you plan to continue in a teaching-related role, but the skills you gain can help in other career paths too.  This interactive session will help participants reflect on and articulate the skills gained from being a teaching assistant. We will develop strategies for describing your teaching (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 18, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Your supervisor is out of town and has asked you to guest lecture for them next term. Oh no! The TA institute is here to help. In this workshop we will cover the planning and delivery of presentations, including presentation planning basics, how to effectively use powerpoint presentations and other technologies, and overcoming personal challenges (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 19, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • January 20, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • January 26, 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 after registration closes*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday December 3 at 9am PST and closes on Wednesday January 16 at 4:30pm. (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 21, 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


Event Date & Time

  • January 22, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 22, 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…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 24, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Come and join us for one to one design support for your online learning course and/or online materials.  Topics may include but are not limited to: establishing learning outcomes lining up outcomes with assessments creating meaningful learning interactions incorporating wellness and accessibility guidelines.  Drop-ins are welcome.  Facilitator: Chris Crowley, Manager, Learning Design, Centre for Teaching, Learning (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

As part of a collaborative series CTLT Indigenous Initiatives will be partnering with the UBC Learning Circle and Indigeneyez to host two sessions this Spring as part of the Classroom Climate Series. These offerings include: Connecting to Land – collaboration with IndigenEYEZ (UBC Learning Circle) – Feb 21 from 10-11:30am @ IKBLC Seminar Room 2.22  Role of (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 24, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Description

**Please note that the schedule for edX is changing. Starting November 15, 2018 edX Studios occurs every other THURSDAY** For a list of upcoming edX sessions, click here. edX/Edge is part of UBC’s Learning Technology Ecosystem and can be used to provide a blended learning experience for campus-based courses, as well as blended and fully (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • January 24, 2019
    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…)