Learning Objectives to Foster Student Learning

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 22–26, 2022: https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/summer-institute-events/ In this session, we will explore the multiple benefits of using learning objectives, including the ways they help to foster student learning. We will present a low-fuss approach to writing learning objectives and you will get a chance to […]

The UBC Early Alert Program: Orientation

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 22–25, 2022: https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/summer-institute-events/ Faculty, staff, TAs will learn what the Early Alert program is, how to use the program and how it integrates to support students. Early Alert helps students who are facing academic or wellness difficulties before these difficulties become overwhelming. […]

Creating Multiple Choice Questions for Higher Order Learning – August 22, 2022

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 22–25, 2022: https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/summer-institute-events/ Are you using multiple choice questions to their full capacity? We all know that multiple choice questions can be a powerful component of your assessment and pedagogical strategies. They can save time and support consistency in marking. They can […]

Fostering Meaningful Connection with Indigenous Focused Topics

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 22–25, 2022: https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/summer-institute-events/ Are you interested in or want to grow your interest in Indigenous knowledges and perspectives, but just don’t know where to begin? Join members of CTLT’s Indigenous Initiatives team for an exploratory and experiential session promoting connection with Indigenous-focused […]

Building Authentic Assessment for Learning

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 22–25, 2022: https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/summer-institute-events/ Teaching online during the pandemic forced us to re-examine our assessment practices and re-imagine ways to assess students’ true ability in the real-world environment. In the past years, faculty members explored many authentic assessment methods to assess students remotely […]

Connecting Power, Privilege, and Positionality to Teaching and Learning Contexts

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 22–25, 2022: https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/summer-institute-events/ This session is designed to help educators start exploring anti-racism in teaching and learning by reflecting on key concepts such as power, privilege, and positionality, and understanding how these concepts manifest in various educational contexts. As participants engage in […]

Can I Use This? Working with Open Educational Resources and Exploring Copyright in Teaching and Learning

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 22–26, 2022: https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/summer-institute-events If you are preparing resources for your teaching, from PowerPoint slides to online modules, chances are you’ll want to incorporate readings, images, video clips, problem sets, or other materials from different sources. There are millions of open educational resources […]

Embedding Student Wellbeing into Your Teaching Practice

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 22–25, 2022: https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/summer-institute-events/ Research clearly demonstrates that classroom environment and instructor approaches positively impact student wellbeing, enjoyment and course engagement. Wellbeing is viewed as a basic resource for success. The goal is to augment teaching practices to address wellbeing in some way, […]

Mental Health First Aid

Online/Virtual Event

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the support provided to a person who may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis. Participants will learn how to recognize signs that a person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis and encourage that person […]

Working Effectively with Faculty Members (For Teaching Assistants – TAs)

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 22–25, 2022: https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/summer-institute-events/ As a Teaching Assistant, you will be working closely in different roles with an experienced instructor to teach. When this relationship goes well, it can be rewarding, educational and fun. When it does not go well, it can be […]

Teaching with Teaching Assistants (For Faculty)

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Summer Institute, taking place from August 22–25, 2022: https://institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/summer-institute-events/ Teaching Assistants (TA) play a significant role in students’ learning. They are often expected to teach in face-to-face classrooms, facilitate discussions, conduct tutorials and labs in-person and/or online, grade electronically submitted papers, and perform many other duties to assist […]