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Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Please note, this session is designed for Institute Facilitators and graduates from the folloing programs: Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW), Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE), and Course Design Intensive (CDI). Registration is by invitation only. Join us to reflect on and articulate what you’ve learned, risks you’ve taken in your classrooms, areas you’ve (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

This workshop introduces feedback strategies that focus on using educator time efficiently and encouraging students to both use feedback and take responsibility for the quality of their writing. The workshop benefits both new and experienced educators by providing participants the opportunity to reflect on their current feedback strategies and to practice some strategies with peers. (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

In-class reflection is associated with numerous benefits for student learning (see Harrington & Zakrajsek, 2017). Providing students with in-class activities which explicitly teach metacognitive strategies has been shown to increase motivation, autonomy, responsibility and ownership of learning (Machaal, 2015), which can in turn improve academic performance (Aghaie & Zhang, 2012; Tanner, 2012). This workshop outlines (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

This session is for instructors and instructional support staff who may already be using LOCR, or are interested in learning more. This is an opportunity to bring together Library specialists who represent every piece of the LOCR service from copyright and permissions to frontend and backend LOCR support. The first half of the session will (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2018
    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. (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

As educators we are constantly reflecting on our practice in order to best meet the needs of our students. We think deeply about our instructional strategies and assessment practices, as well as how we will create learning environments that are challenging and engaging. Spending years perfecting our teaching can have an all-too-great risk of forgetting (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

Well-designed and well-structured courses help to support student learning. In recent UBC student surveys conducted by the Learning Technology Environment Renewal Project and the Wellness Centre), students stated that their learning can be more supported when a course is well-organized and easy to navigate, and is structured in a way to foster the communication with (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2018
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Are you wondering if there are ways that you can improve your online course design, course structure, or course materials to support better learning? Are you thinking about creating a new course or revising an existing course? Are there learning tools or resources you might want to explore or ask about? The Instructional Design Studio (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 4, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Description

We all work hard at making our courses stronger so that students gain many benefits from the thoughtfulness each of us have put into our efforts. But the success of a course and a teacher is not manifested on paper alone. If a student doesn’t learn, we haven’t taught them well. Teaching is more than (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 5, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

This workshop introduces ways in which student peer assessment can align with course or program learning outcomes. By introducing participants to some of the benefits of student peer assessment and by providing specific examples, we will demonstrate how to set up one’s course to incorporate the use of student peer assessment. Instructors will begin to (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 5, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Academic integrity is a core expectation of how we conduct ourselves in the scholarly community. But, beyond warnings to not commit academic misconduct, we don’t typically address this topic with our students, the newest members of this community. This gap between implicit expectation and explicit instruction can cause serious challenges for students, who don’t necessarily (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 5, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

While universities are having important conversations about accessibility, diversity and inclusion, what this means for our classroom practices is not always clear. This workshop will provide hands on strategies to incorporate Universal Design for Learning (UDL) into participants’ own course design and teaching practices. As faculty members, all of us have had the experience of (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 6, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

Are you looking for teaching strategies that will benefit your students’ sense of wellbeing? How do you cultivate wellbeing in your classrooms? Join us for an interactive session to: learn about, discuss and brainstorm ideas for incorporating wellness activities into your course design and delivery, explore why wellness matters to both students and faculty, discuss (more…)


Event Date & Time

  • December 6, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Qualtrics Studio This year 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 (more…)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 6, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

UBC’s large international student body for whom English is an Additional Language (EAL), is increasing every year with the inclusion of special programs such as Vantage One, the English Language Institute and the Coordinated Arts Program (CAP). At the same time, faculty are being asked to move towards more student-centered learning and away from the (more…)