Canvas Studio – September 9, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • September 9, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Canvas Studio is a drop in space for anyone with questions related to UBC’s new learning management system Canvas. Here’s your chance to sit down with a Canvas expert and review your course design, explore migrating a Connect course to Canvas, and troubleshoot any challenges… ⚒ Hands-on Session Type

Mentoring (for Senior TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • September 17, 2019
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Event Description

Note: This event is only open to Graduate Students in Mentorship roles. This workshop is meant for senior TAs who will be serving, formally or informally, as mentors for other TAs in their department. During the workshop, you will focus on developing specific mentoring skills. The early part of the day will focus on setting (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – September 26, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • September 26, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki for Teaching and Learning or Administrative purposes. Participants should come prepared with a list of questions specific to their sites when attending this session. Specialists at the clinic will assist you in addressing and resolving those (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – September 19, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • September 19, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki for Teaching and Learning or Administrative purposes. Participants should come prepared with a list of questions specific to their sites when attending this session. Specialists at the clinic will assist you in addressing and resolving those (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – September 12, 2019


Event Date & Time

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

Event Description

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki for Teaching and Learning or Administrative purposes. Participants should come prepared with a list of questions specific to their sites when attending this session. Specialists at the clinic will assist you in addressing and resolving those (more…)

WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In) – September 5, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • September 5, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki for Teaching and Learning or Administrative purposes. Participants should come prepared with a list of questions specific to their sites when attending this session. Specialists at the clinic will assist you in addressing and resolving those (more…)

DIY Media Support Drop-In Session – September 25, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • September 25, 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…)

Creating Inclusive Science Classrooms: Student Voices

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • September 6, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

The student diversity initiative at UBC Science is aimed to focus on addressing equity, diversity and inclusion in science courses and curriculum through building capacity to sustain best practices and to build an inclusive campus culture. As a first and necessary step towards achieving this goal, we reached out to our students to better understand (more…)

“Never Have I Ever”: The Pedagogy Edition with CTLT Faculty Associates

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • September 6, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Event Description

The innovative format of this interdisciplinary pedagogy event uses the structure of “Never have I ever” the truth game so loved by our students to create lively discussion of specific challenges and strategies in teaching at UBC. Each panelist will outline a challenging circumstance in teaching, with brief thoughts on responses to the challenge. S/he (more…)

Teaching Large Classes


Event Date & Time

  • September 5, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

Teaching large classes can be intimidating, but it is often a necessity. As the size of a class increases, it gets more challenging to keep the students engaged in the class. While boring monotone lectures exist, lecturing can be an effective teaching strategy. Research shows that traditional lectures used alone were ineffective, but that lectures (more…)