Information Session: Advancing Education Renewal Call for Proposals, December 10, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • December 10, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Learn more about the Advancing Education Renewal Call for Proposals with help from Simon Bates, Associate-Provost Teaching and Learning and Susan Porter, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies. Simon and Susan will answer your questions and guide interested applicants through the call’s three Focus Areas, including evaluation criteria, deadlines and grant amounts. (more…)

Advancing Education Renewal – Consultation Session, December 17, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • December 17, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

In December and January, CTLT will host a series of drop-in sessions to help applicants who are developing proposals in response to Shaping UBC’s Next Century Strategic Plan Call for Proposals: Advancing Education Renewal funding. Applicants can drop in to any of these sessions to talk about their project ideas and receive feedback and advice (more…)

ComPAIR Working Group Bi-Monthly Meeting


Event Date & Time

  • December 3, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

ComPAIR is UBC’s homegrown learning technology for student peer assessment. As an in-house project, the ComPAIR development team meets every other month with people actively using the tool at UBC. Our purpose is to: 1) talk about use cases, development, and research and 2) continue evolving ComPAIR’s features and implementation based on student and instructor (more…)

Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 11, 2019
    11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

This workshop is being offered in collaboration between the CTLT and SVPRO (Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office). The workshop is open to faculty, TAs, staff and the UBC teaching and learning community who want to learn more about supporting students and responding to disclosures of sexual assault. At this workshop you will learn how (more…)

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Sustainability Education


Event Date & Time

  • December 12, 2019
    2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Global heating, biodiversity loss, food and water inequality, and upheavals in economic and social systems demand that we re-think how we teach at universities and how we can better prepare students for a rapidly unfolding future characterized by change and uncertainty. In this session, you will learn how faculty are working across the disciplines to (more…)

In-class Experiential Education Techniques: An Interactive and Applied Session


Event Date & Time

  • December 12, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Research in experiential education at UBC has identified a broad spectrum of techniques that educators use, and a widely held desire from faculty and staff for more opportunities to learn about specific experiential pedagogies. At the same time, it can be overwhelming and confusing to identify pedagogies or techniques that can work in diverse and (more…)

Supporting Students’ Learning, Health, and Wellbeing

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 12, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Event Description

Are you aware of the learning, health, and wellbeing challenges that are faced by students at the University of British Columbia? Have you wondered if there is a way for instructors to easily  provide students with information about the support and resources available that can help them not only succeed and thrive in their academic (more…)

Evaluation of Teaching: New Metrics and Summary Statistics

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 12, 2019
    11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Student Evaluation of Teaching (SEoT) has seen some major changes in 2018. A new system (Explorance/Blue) has been implemented, replacing CoursEval. As well, a new metric and summary statistics are now being reported. If you are teaching or managing a program and would like to consider SEoT results while enhancing your pedagogy, please join us (more…)

Framing Conversations with Students in Distress

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • December 12, 2019
    9:30 am - 10:45 am

Event Description

As faculty, you play a key role in supporting and enhancing student wellbeing in the learning environment.  Another way you can support student wellbeing is to have a supportive conversation when you notice students in distress, or when they reach out for support. This session introduces a framework that faculty can apply when having supportive (more…)

Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why does it Matter?


Event Date & Time

  • December 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Event Description

This session is for anyone who teaches at UBC who is looking for an introduction to inclusive teaching practices. Be introduced to the literature underpinning inclusive teaching and discuss why inclusive practices in the classroom are important. We will explore diversity at UBC and who lives, works and studies here. You will have an opportunity (more…)