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Event Date & Time

  • June 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Are you working on an OER Fund project or developing and incorporating open educational resources (OER) into your teaching and learning? Have you considered how you will evaluate if your OER project success and whether your goals have been met? Join us for an OER Evaluation Workshop facilitated by members of CTLT’s Research and Evaluation (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 1, 2021
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • June 6, 2021
    11:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 19, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop on June 1, 6, 12 & 19, 2021 will be hosted online using Canvas and Zoom. We will maintain a clear focus on ensuring high-quality remote instruction. This approach is based on the current guidelines and direction of the Provincial Health Officer, public health agencies, and the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 3, 2021
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Event Description

Do you have questions and challenges about creating meaningful and successful learning experiences for your students? Maybe you want help in the process of teaching your course in online, hybrid or blended modes. Request a virtual one on one course consultation with a Learning Designer to explore ways to enhance your students’ learning experience. This (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 7, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

TA Training and support at UBC aims to create inclusive and equitable classrooms, as well as to responsibly engage with Indigenous curriculum, which have not diminished since the pivot to remote teaching and learning. Instead, these important needs have been amplified and have shifted to a new context and required creative and responsive approaches. Join (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 7, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

In this workshop, we will discuss how we prepared students for a successful group writing assignment in a classroom of 60 students and how it helped improve student academic communication skills, without putting extra burden on the instructor or students. To address the challenges of group writing projects, such as uneven division of labour, we (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 7, 2021
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

In a self-published article titled “The Trouble with Rubrics”, Alfie Kohn writes that “Research shows three reliable effects when students are graded: They tend to think less deeply, avoid taking risks, and lose interest in the learning itself.” In this interactive session we will explore the pedagogy of “Ungrading”. Ungrading de-emphasizes grading by refocusing instructors’ (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 8, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

The remote classroom has offered many challenges for student engagement with speaking pedagogies. Nevertheless, it has also created possibilities that can apply in terms of how to design a learning environment that allows for guided, interactive, and self-regulated learning experiences as we transition back to the face-to-face teaching and learning context. This workshop will provide (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 8, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

The link between student wellbeing and resiliency, academic tenacity, and overall student success is strongly supported in the literature. Research also clearly demonstrates that classroom environment and instructor approaches positively impact student wellbeing, enjoyment and course engagement. The academic environment is a key factor contributing to the challenged state of student wellbeing and as we (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 8, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

Everyone plays an important role in supporting student mental health and wellbeing. In this session, participants will have an opportunity to connect with other members of the teaching and learning community and will share creative ideas in embedding strategies that foster wellbeing in their course design and delivery. Key resources on connecting students to supports (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 8, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

This interactive workshop will feature contributions from instructors of a first-year undergraduate scholarly writing course in Land & Food Systems and Forestry. Participants will hear from panelists about their experiences of building a writing community online in order to mitigate social isolation and help meet student learning goals. The session will explore the practice of (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 9, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

Event Description

3D models can help facilitate kinesthetic, spatial, and structural understanding of objects and systems for students from a wide range of disciplines. How are instructors incorporating 3D models into their curriculum? How can you use them in your online courses or in-person classes in the future? There is a wide range of 3D models online (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 9, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

How can understanding, implementing, and demonstrating respectful compensation practices with Indigenous partners enhance research, student experiences, and teaching and learning? This workshop will introduce the Indigenous Finance Guidelines (IFG) from the Indigenous Research Support Initiative (IRSI), highlighting the ways that this resource can support Indigenous engagement within teaching and learning as well as more broadly. (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Do you have questions about how to thoughtfully integrate Indigenous content and representation into your course work? Curious about how to offer meaningful land acknowledgements in online meetings or events at UBC? Indigenous Initiatives’ Virtual Coffee Drop-ins are great place to explore these topics, connect with others on the same learning path, or just get (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 9, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Classrooms are intellectual and emotional spaces and our disciplines have implicit expectations about the range of emotional expressions that are acceptable to exhibit in our learning spaces; Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (often referred to as STEM) and related fields are no exception. Students expect to have very different emotional experiences in women’s studies than (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • June 9, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Faculty burnout is not a novel symptom of the pandemic, but has certainly intensified because of it. This session will back you up. Drawing inspiration from a video that uses the metaphor of a burning candle, participants will engage in a belonging conversation about faculty’s lived experience, and work together to develop innovative ideas that (more…)