Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – May 25, June 1 & 2, 2024 (Preliminary Application)

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

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, […]

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 […]

Reducing Ableism One PowerPoint at a Time

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. We often speak about culturally responsive practices, universal design, and universal design for learning. But much of it may seem too hard, too much, or too overwhelming to even consider. Per the newest numbers by Statistics Canada (2022), there are 27% […]

Designing Safer, More Effective Teamwork Activities in the Classroom

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. Do you use teamwork to make your class more interactive? Teamwork has been shown to be very supportive of student learning and development, however, students share mixed feelings about working in groups. Using the principles of UDL and trauma-aware approaches, you […]

Interdisciplinary Sustainability Education at UBC

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. How are UBC faculty innovating in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary education so that students are best prepared to tackle complex sustainability challenges in their careers? Students working in the sustainability field are expected to: Have specific technical knowledge and skillsets Bring an […]

Supporting Climate Education Through a Novel Framework of Climate Kind Pedagogy

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. The climate crisis, the pandemic, and related social inequities indicate the need for education that teaches compassion and care towards the planet. Climate change and the related social impacts have necessitated a re-think of traditional pedagogies. University educators are faced with […]

Sharing Back Our Knowledge: Development of the Indigenous Learning Pathways Training Program

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. Launching in Summer 2024, Indigenous Learning Pathways (ILP) is a multi-course online training program led by CTLT Indigenous Initiatives and the Orientations & Onboarding program in Central HR, and involving collaboration and support from numerous staff, faculty, and programs across UBC. […]

Refining Your Research Question & Exploring SoTL/TAR Methods – June 4, 2024

Online/Virtual Event

TAR Workshops are designed to give interns authentic teaching experiences and to apply their understanding of evidence-based teaching practices in the classroom or in an informal science education or outreach setting. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, together with their teaching partner, identify a challenge to student learning in the classroom, develop new teaching resources or […]

CEL at Scale: Developing Community Engaged Learning Beyond the Individual Classroom

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 panel brings together faculty members from across the university to discuss work they have done to develop Community Engaged Learning (CEL) initiatives at scale. CEL is an increasingly popular and celebrated pedagogy–known for increasing ethical and civic awareness among students–and […]

Embedding Practical Learning in Curriculum: Experiences in Three Arts Courses

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. Practical learning is meant to engage students with real-life examples; stories from alumni, and applications of their discipline across different contexts. As a result, it can help students to further develop the skills and competencies that will follow them throughout their […]

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 […]

Event Series OER Accessibility Studio

OER Accessibility Studio

Online/Virtual Event

Are you working on an OER Fund project or developing and incorporating open educational resources (OER) into your teaching and learning? Do you have specific questions on how to format your OER to be accessible for all learners? Drop-in to an OER Accessibility studio to chat one on one with specialists about how to design or adapt […]