Advancing Education Renewal – Consultation Session, January 21, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • January 21, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 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…)

Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


Event Date & Time

  • January 15, 2020
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Event Description

***Please note this session has been canceled due to the weather conditions.*** Have you ever left a classroom wondering if the new teaching approach you tried worked? How you could  your students overcome a typical challenge to learning? Wondered how students approach certain problems? In this session, we will explore the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, also (more…)

Developing Your Teaching Portfolio and Philosophy


Event Date & Time

  • January 16, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Note: This session is intended for Graduate Students, and Undergraduate and Graduate TAs only. We invite Faculty and Staff to sign up for our sessions during CTLT’s Spring, Summer, and Winter Institutes. Do you want to pursue a career in teaching? If so, then this workshop is a must! Together, we will break down the (more…)

Engaging Learners with Technology: Educating in the Digital Era


Event Date & Time

  • January 16, 2020
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

***Note: This session is intended for Graduate Students, and Undergraduate and Graduate TAs only. We invite Faculty and Staff to sign up for our sessions during CTLT’s Spring, Summer, and Winter Institutes. The classroom is increasingly moving into the digital realm. The use of technology, as both an adjunct to and substitute for the traditional (more…)

Supporting Community Engaged Learning Course Assessment


Event Date & Time

  • January 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

In this workshop, we will show TAs how to support evaluation work in a Community Engaged Learning course. We will walk them through a set of guidelines to conceptualize, implement and evaluate students’ community engaged learning (CEL) in courses. With the use of different interactive activities, we will help TAs to get a better understanding (more…)

Creating Spaces of Belonging in Academia


Event Date & Time

  • January 15, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Description

***Please note this session has been cancelled due to unsafe travel conditions.*** Do you belong here? We all need to find a sense of belonging in our places of learning and teaching. For people with disabilities, this can be particularly challenging in environments that are inaccessible and unwelcoming. In this workshop you will have the (more…)

Supporting Student Awareness of Learning: Using Metacognition as a Tool in Teaching


Event Date & Time

  • January 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

***Please note this session has been cancelled due to unsafe travel conditions.*** Are your students constantly asking you why they got this mark? In this session we will help you create tools to allow students to become aware of their own progress in learning through metacognition.  Together we will explore underlying theory and teaching techniques (more…)

Student Engagement in Large Classrooms


Event Date & Time

  • January 14, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Note: This session is intended for Graduate Students, and Undergraduate and Graduate TAs only. We invite Faculty and Staff to sign up for our sessions during CTLT’s Spring, Summer, and Winter Institutes. This session examines the difference between lecturing and actively engaging students in a large classroom setting. We will discuss the challenges of teaching (more…)

Designing High-Impact Learning Experiences


Event Date & Time

  • January 14, 2020
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Description

***Note: This session is intended for Graduate Students, and Undergraduate and Graduate TAs only. We invite Faculty and Staff to sign up for our sessions during CTLT’s Spring, Summer, and Winter Institutes. The experiential learning cycle (Kolb 1984) describes the process through which we learn from our experiences. In our roles as TAs and graduate (more…)

TA’ing a Community Engaged Learning Course: Exploring the Roles, Tension Points and Opportunities for Professional Development


Event Date & Time

  • January 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

In this session we will introduce community engaged learning (CEL) as a growing teaching strategy here at UBC.  We discuss what community engaged learning is, its principles, and the role of TAs in relation to instructor(s), student(s) and community partners/stakeholders.  We will explore the complexities, richness and challenges of these roles, and through discussion, activities (more…)