Classroom Evaluation and Research: Do I Need Ethics Approval? – February 13th, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 13, 2020
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Many instructors are involved in evaluating their classroom practices, but there is often confusion about whether obtaining ethical approval by the Behavioural Research Ethics Board (BREB) is required. In this workshop, instructors will learn more about what type of classroom inquiry might require BREB, and what work can be done without ethics review. Participants will also be (more…)

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2020 First Year Experience Educators’ Symposium


Event Date & Time

  • February 20, 2020
    8:45 am - 4:00 pm

Event Description

For faculty and staff who are passionate about and interested in teaching and student engagement in relation to the first-year experience (FYE) at UBC. We are pleased to invite you to attend UBC’s third annual campus-wide First Year Experience (FYE) Educators’ Symposium, a partnership between the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, the Centre for (more…)

What if We Were to Talk About it? Engaging Controversial Topics in the Classroom


Event Date & Time

  • February 6, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

As a partnership between UBC Equity and Inclusion Office and CTLT Indigenous Initiatives, this experiential workshop introduces participants to a tool for engaging controversial topics, should they choose to do so. The presentation will be followed by a conversation about if, how, and when we might use such a tool. Facilitator:  Aftab Erfan (more…)

Journey into Course Design – February & March 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 26, 2020
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • March 4, 2020
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Keen to learn about learner-centred course design? Have a course or module to design and you’re not sure where to start? Interested in integrating learner-centred strategies into your design? Want to explore assessment and instructional strategies at the course level?  In this engaging two-part workshop, you will explore four stages of course design: reflecting on (more…)

Advancing Education Renewal – Consultation Session, February 4, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 4, 2020
    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…)

Educators in the First Year Experience – Mastermind Group


Event Date & Time

  • February 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • March 11, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • March 25, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • April 8, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

We will be running a mastermind group and invite you to join us! The purpose of the mastermind group is to build capacity and provide support for educators who work to enhance the first year experience (FYE) at the UBC Point Grey Campus. Participants will share real-life challenges regarding teaching and learning in the first year experience, (more…)

Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why does it Matter? Feb 11, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 11, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

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.

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – February 16, 22 & 23, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 16, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 22, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 23, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday December 30 at 9am PST (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – February 9, 13 & 15, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 9, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 13, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 15, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday December 23 at 9am PST (more…)