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What I Wish Educators Knew Before Class Started: Re-examining Academic Experiences Through Student-led Seminars

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Free

This event is part of the 2022 Celebrate Learning Week: https://celebratelearning.ubc.ca/

Join us for student-led and student-focused discussion exploring classroom culture, community building, learning beyond the classroom and improving student experiences with a panel of Student Directed Seminars Coordinators who served as both students and educators during the pandemic. Each student panelist developed a 3-credit course on a topic not currently offered at UBC, with the support of a Faculty Sponsor, a Student Engagement Advisor and Learning Designers from CTLT and then facilitated the course with up-to fifteen peers. As students balanced the role of educators and students, they learned a lot, and wish to share some of their reflections with the broader teaching community at UBC with the hopes of improving student learning experiences across the university.

Moderator:
– Pam Garcia

Panelists:
– Aydin Quach
– Nikki Braun
– Shirley Ting
– Emilia Chen

Venue: Irving K Barber Learning Centre, Room 156