Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – January 23, 28, 29 & February 4, 2023 (Preliminary Application) – (ONLINE)
January 29, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
One event on January 23, 2023 at 5:00 pm
One event on January 29, 2023 at 9:00 am
One event on February 4, 2023 at 9:00 am
*This ISW will be held online*
Please read the application process and workshop eligibility prior to applying.
Preliminary Application Process
- When you submit an application, you are applying for the WAITLIST only and your spot in the workshop is NOT confirmed.
- If you meet the requirements and are selected as a participant you will receive an email to confirm your registration approximately 2-3 weeks prior to the workshop.
- If you are not selected as a participant, you can apply for an upcoming workshop and go through the application process again.
*** Please note that the dates and times of the ONLINE ISW are as follows***
- Pre-Meeting: Monday, January 23, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
- Meeting 1: Saturday, January 28, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
- Meeting 2: Sunday, January 29, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Meeting 3: Saturday, February 4, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on December 1 at 9 am and closes on January 18 at 4:30 pm.
Workshop Overview: This 4-day workshop consists of teaching practice, theory application, and topical sessions specifically relevant to Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students at UBC. During the workshop you will teach 3 short lessons and receive feedback from your peers. You will work closely with peers and trained facilitators (who are themselves UBC graduate students). In this supportive atmosphere you will have a chance to begin to develop new teaching skills, to enhance existing skills, and/or to try new and challenging ideas.
A participant who wishes to apply to the Grad ISW is eligible if they are:
- a full-time or part-time registered graduate student at UBC during the academic term when the ISW is offered. Winter Session Term 1 (September-December), Term 2 (January-April); Summer Session Term 1 (May-June), Term 2 (July-August). Please ensure you are registered as a Graduate Student in Winter Session Term 2 (January-April 2023).
- a graduate student at UBC who has completed degree requirements but has not yet convocated
- a joint degree graduate student who is enrolled at UBC and another institution
- a graduate student at UBC pursuing non-degree studies
- a visiting graduate student that is eligible to take courses
A participant who wishes to take the Grad ISW is not eligible if they are:
- not a graduate student at UBC
- a graduate student at UBC who has on-leave status
- a visiting graduate student that is not eligible to take courses
Additional information on the Graduate ISW can be found online here
IMPORTANT Application Process: ISWs offered for Graduate Students at UBC are in high demand and wait lists for each workshop are typically 80-100+.
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