Introduction to Machine Learning: Regression Models

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop focuses on regression models to provide participants with a foundational understanding of machine learning concepts, techniques, and tools used for linear and nonlinear regression. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises, participants will gain practical experience with regression algorithms, one of the most popular machine-learning techniques. The workshop begins with an overview […]

Free

Beyond Diversity: Embedding a Culture of Inclusive Excellence in Medicine

Online/Virtual Event

The UBC Faculty of Medicine (FoM) Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (REDI) is pleased to invite you to join our 3rd virtual Annual Symposium. The symposium will be held virtually on Wednesday, June 5th, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 3:15 PM. During this year's symposium, we will focus on embedding inclusive excellence into […]

Free

Students as Partners in Course Re-Design: Reflections from Students, Faculty and Staff Partners on Learning through Partnership

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. In 2021, UBC Vancouver made a commitment to position students as collaborators in the academic mission of the university through the Students as Partners (SaP) Initiative. The Initiative compensates undergraduate students working with faculty in the redesign and scholarly evaluation of […]

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 […]

Solutions Scholars – Applicant Q&A session

Online/Virtual Event

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Solutions Scholar! The Solutions Scholars program sponsors existing UBC Masters and PhD students to apply their scholarly research skills to climate change mitigation, adaptation, and/or education. In 2024/25, successful Solutions Scholars will work on one of four collaborative projects which were recently selected through an open call […]

Navigating Responsible Use of GenAI in Teaching & Learning – Developing UBC-Wide Principles and Guidelines

Online/Virtual Event

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. GenAI tools have made an impact in the world of higher education, raising questions around ethical and responsible use of the tools in the classroom for both instructors and students. Since September 2023 an Advisory Committee for GenAI in Teaching and […]

Event Series OER Accessibility Studio

Accessibility Studio

Online/Virtual Event

Are you interested in making your course materials more accessible to all learners? Or do you have specific questions about formatting your Open Educational Resources (OER) to be accessible for everyone? Join us at the Accessibility Studio, where you can drop in for a one-on-one chat with our specialists. Gain valuable insights into designing accessible course materials or creating and adapting […]

Introduction to the Unix Shell

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI). A command line is […]

Free

Drop-in financial advising with the Indigenous Student Support Team (ESA)

Online/Virtual Event

With the start of the Summer session, the Indigenous Student Support Team from Enrolment Services will be switching back to online drop-in advising for Indigenous students via Zoom. From 12:00 pm and going until 3:00 pm, Indigenous students can ask financial (or other – we are happy to try and help however we can!) questions […]

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 […]