EML Weekly Drop-in Demo Sessions – August 12, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • August 12, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 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…)

Workshop Facilitation Workshop (for TA Coordinators & Senior TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • August 26, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Note: This event is only open to TA Training Coordinators and Senior TAs. This Facilitation Basics workshop is meant for TA Training Coordinators or senior TAs who will be delivering facilitated sessions focused on teaching enhancement for TAs. The workshop is also open to all graduate students who are interested in getting involved in TA (more…)

DIY Media Support Drop-In Session – August 28, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Are you working on a media project? Planning to produce video content for your course but don’t know where to start? UBC Studios is offering a drop-in media support session where professional media specialists are available to provide answers to your questions.  If you are wondering: where do I start? what resources are available on (more…)

Green Folder and Early Alert Orientation

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 29, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 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…)

Introduction to Learning Analytics for Instructors


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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 aspect of learning analytics and can be a useful evidence-based tool for helping instructors succeed in (more…)

Working Effectively Together: TA-Instructor Working Relationships – Saving Everyone’s Time! (For Instructors)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 27, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Effective Teaching Assistants (TA) can save faculty time and headache, which allows you to focus on your ‘teaching’; furthermore, they play a significant role in students’ learning. As instructors, there are several things we can do to ensure that our TAs work effectively and efficiently. This requires our support and guidance. In this session, we (more…)

Working Effectively Together: TA-Instructor Working Relationships – Saving Everyone’s Time! (For TAs)

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 27, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be working closely in different roles with an experienced instructor to teach. When this relationship goes well, it can be rewarding, educational, and fun. When it does not, it can be frustrating and overwhelming. In this session we will explore the various needs and expectations (including the TA contract) (more…)

UBC Studios Tour and Info Session

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

This hands-on studio tour will introduce you to the educational media support services available at UBC Studios for all UBC faculty and staff. The Tour/Info Session will begin with a short presentation / Q&A session. Our staff will then guide you through a hands-on tour of the services at the Studio: – Professional Video Production (more…)

Teaching as a Scholarly Activity: Getting Started with Research in the Classroom


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

In this panel discussion we will hear from four faculty members across UBC on their processes and experiences in conducting research on their own teaching: Kristen Walker, PhD – Instructor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Applied Biology Costanza Piccolo, PhD – Instructor, Faculty of Science, Mathematics Tal Jarus, PhD – Professor, Faculty of Medicine, (more…)

Immersive Learning: Challenges and Opportunities of 360-degree Video for Educational Media

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • August 23, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Event Description

Use of immersive media in medical education has been the focus of a recent collaboration between UBC’s Faculty of Medicine and UBC Studios. Through this collaboration, a series of 360-degree educational videos have been produced that are designed to provide health care students with immersive and emotionally engaging simulated experiences in challenging clinical scenarios. This (more…)