Cultivating the Wellbeing of Students and Teachers Through Simple but Effective Wellbeing Pedagogies and Practices

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. Integrating wellbeing into learning environments is foundational to supporting the whole student- achieving deeper learning, academic success and personal growth. UBC’s 2023 Teaching Practices survey found those with teaching responsibilities overwhelmingly agreed (over 90%) that teaching practices have an impact on […]

A Tabletop Role-Playing Game for Building Interpersonal Skills: Demonstration and Feedback

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. This session will focus on demonstrating the use of a tabletop role-playing game (RPG) as a training-tool-in-progress to support the development of empathy in student support roles. In the proposed RPG game, participants are invited to take on the role of […]

Disrupting Time and Space: Considerations in Community-Centred Evaluation

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. Join CTLT Indigenous Initiatives team members Paulina Semenec, Educational and Evaluation Consultant, and Samantha Nock, Educational Consultant, Campus and Classroom Climate, in an exploration around the ways in which timelines impact community-centred evaluation processes. Together, we will dream beyond the boundaries […]

Adopting a Wholistic Approach to Teaching and Learning in Laboratory Courses

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. Laboratory courses are notorious for inducing stress among students due to the complexities of expensive equipment, intricate glassware, and potentially hazardous chemicals. However, the primary source of anxiety often arises from the pressure of results-based assessment. Despite the limited inclusion of […]