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Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • May 21, 2019
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Pillar: People and Places, Transformative Learning Teaching students with diverse identities and life experiences can challenge you with a wide range of perspectives and needs that you may never have thought about. How can you shift challenging moments in your teaching into transformative learning experiences not only for students but also for you as an (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 21, 2019
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Pillar: People and Places, Transformative Learning This panel session provides a unique opportunity for faculty to become acquainted with the latest learning technology innovations available to the UBC community. Join our five panelists on how they integrate aspects of UBC’s learning technology ecosystem into their teaching practice and the impact these technologies have on their (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • May 21, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Pillar: Transformative Learning Giving timely, relevant feedback to students is a critical aspect of good teaching and supporting student success. With increasing class size and student diversity in many higher education institutions, personalized feedback to students can be difficult to provide due to limited time and resources available to instructors. Based on nudge theory, where (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • May 21, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Pillar: People and Places, Transformative Learning UBC’s Strategic Plan highlights wellbeing as an area of significance, with a goal to “Lead globally and locally in sustainability and wellbeing across our campuses and communities” (2018, p. 13). The Plan also highlights “renewal and innovation of learning environments” as a key pathway to advancing wellbeing (p. 42), (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • May 21, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Pillar: Transformative Learning In this session on student peer assessment (SPA), we’ll look at the first iteration of a course that included a series of group assignments incorporating SPA, including instructional support, assignment specifications and rubrics shared with students. Stepping back from this specific example, I’ll share not only my rationale for including SPA in a (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • May 22, 2019
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Pillar: Transformative Learning Please note: Experience teaching in a blended learning environment is not required. Poetic Challenges are appropriate for all levels and learning modes. UBC Creative Writing’s Minor program offers a selection of large lecture courses across a broad range of genres at the 200 –level, with student enrollment varying between 100 – 400 students. (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • May 22, 2019
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Pillar: Transformative Learning Growing interest and demand for authentic undergraduate research experiences has created a need for opportunities that facilitate the development of communications skills. To quote Sir Mark Walport, the UK’s Chief Scientist (2013 – 2017), “Science isn’t finished until it’s communicated. The communication to wider audiences is part of the job of being a (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

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

Event Description

Pillar: Transformative Learning Gamification has emerged as an attractive approach to enhancing students’ engagement with course content and facilitating learning in various disciplines. In this interactive workshop, we will use a design-based approach to help you familiarize yourself with the concept of gamification, identify ways to integrate it in your courses, and outline a plan for (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

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

Event Description

Pillar: Transformative Learning Borrow a human and discover fabulous resources at UBC! The Human Library invites you to borrow a Living Book from a curated collection of services at UBC. It’s a candid 20-minute one-on-one conversation that will open your eyes to how you may leverage these resources to enhance student learning and experiences at UBC. (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 22, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • June 5, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

T-BLE is now a 4-week immersive blended course aimed at instructors who are already teaching in the classroom and are considering moving to a blended environment. Participants will have an orientation to blended learning, an opportunity to redesign a module from a current course, and a chance to collaborate with others and gain authentic experience with the blended learning environment.

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • May 22, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Pillar: Transformative Learning The Horizon Report is an annual report that has served to identify key technologies, practices and trends likely to influence higher education with horizons of under one year, two to three years and five years out. Until recently The Horizon Report – Higher Education has been published annually by Educause and the New (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 23, 2019
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Pillar: Transformative Learning Evaluating a teaching and learning enhancement project is a challenging endeavour. What are appropriate goals for evaluation, and what approaches can achieve these? What claims can be made regarding the success of the project, and what evidence can back these up? In this hands-on workshop, you will develop a practical and detailed evaluation (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 23, 2019
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Pillar: Transformative Learning, Research Excellence Come find out what UBC faculty members are doing around the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning! In this session, each presenter will share their SoTL research and their learning nuggets for 15-20 minutes . You will have the opportunity to participate in a facilitated discussion following the three presentations. The (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 23, 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…)


Event Date & Time

  • May 23, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Pillar: Transformative Learning Come learn about how to evaluate and assess community engaged learning courses and glean insights into the experience of an UBC instructor on his developed assessment tools. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in a group exercise to generate challenges and best strategies to evaluate CEL courses! By the (more…)