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Online Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – January 16, 21, 27 & 28, 2024 ( (Preliminary Application)

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This ISW will be held online.

Please read the application process and workshop eligibility prior to applying.

Preliminary Application Process

  1. When you submit an application, you are applying for the WAITLIST only and your spot in the workshop is NOT confirmed.
  2. 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.
  3. If you are not selected as a participant, you can apply for an upcoming workshop and go through the application process again.

Application for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on November 13 at 9 am and closes on January 10, 2024 at 4:30 pm.

The ISW will be held as follows on Zoom:

  • Meeting 1: January 16, 5 – 7 PM
  • Meeting 2: January 21, 9 AM – 3 PM
  • Meeting 3: January 27, 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Meeting 4: January 28, 9 AM – 5 PM

Workshop Overview: This 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.

Workshop Eligibility:

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 2024).
  • 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 waitlists for each workshop are 20+ people.

Questions: If you have any questions please contact ctlt.events@ubc.ca