OLAF Information and Q & A Session – February 26th, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Do you have an idea for how to improve a student’s learning experience or reach new student audiences through online learning? Would you like support making this idea a reality? Faculty are invited to attend this consultation session to learn about the Online Learning Advancement Fund (OLAF), created in 2019 to support the development of (more…)

Contract Faculty: Teaching Joyfully – February 11th, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 11, 2020
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

As instructors with heavy teaching and grading loads, we can sometimes feel burned out. In this session, we will explore some new discussions about reviving our passion in being educators, and bring joy into our classroom practices. Please join us for a presentation and for collegial discussion. A light lunch will be served.   Facilitator: Sarika Bose, Sessional (more…)

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…)

Protected: Indigenous Initiatives Learning Community – February 28, 2020

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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

Registration is now full. To sign up for the waitlist please click HERE.   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, (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

“This workshop is closed for registration. However, if you have an interest in participating, please write to Sue Hampton at susan.hampton@ubc.ca. She can advise whether there is still space in the workshop.” 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 (more…)

CANCELLED: Educators in the First Year Experience – Mastermind Group


Event Date & Time

  • April 8, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

This event has been cancelled  Register Here   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 (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…)