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CTLT provides a wide-array of workshops and events to UBC instructors, faculty, staff, and grad students. Here is a list of upcoming workshops and events that may be of interest to you.
 

LT Hub

Monday–Friday
9:00 am–4:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room 2.27

Need help with Connect? The LT Hub is open to faculty and ISS staff for technical and functional support related to the learning ecosystem, primarily with Connect and other learning technologies. In-person support for faculty members is available. More info


WordPress & Wiki Clinic (Drop-In)

Every Thursday
1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room 2.27

The Drop-In Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki for teaching and learning or administrative purposes. More info


TLEF Proposal Development Drop-In Session

Every Thursday (until November 17)
1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
CTLT and Faculty support units will be hosting a series of drop-in sessions to help applicants in the development of their Large and Small TLEF Project proposals. More info

 
Indigenous Initiatives Open HouseSeptember 22, 2016
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
Learn more about Indigenous Initiatives at CTLT and network with other members of the UBC teaching and learning community who are interested in classroom climate and engaging with Indigenous content in university settings. More info
 
CLAS WorkshopSeptember 27 | 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
October 24 | 2:00 pm–3:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
Learn more about CLAS, a web-based system that integrates video playback, time based annotation and commenting, recording, and media management, all into one application. More info

TLEF General Info SessionSeptember 29, 2016
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
Learn more about the TLEF criteria and application process, get tips for writing your proposal, and meet other applicants who are also working on proposals this year. More info

Developing Your Skills as a Peer Reviewer of Teaching: Introductory Workshop
October 3, 2016
12:30 pm–3:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
Peer review of teaching is a process and/or form of evaluation designed to provide feedback to instructors about their teaching. Join us for this experiential workshop suitable for reviewers and reviewees involved in the peer review of teaching. More info

Instructional Design StudioOctober 3 | October 17 | October 31 | November 14 | November 28 | December 12
1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Fraser River Room 2.27
 
Looking to integrate a learner-centred active learning experience into your teaching practices? Want to explore effective teaching and learning strategies that enhance student engagement in online or blended classes? Bring your instructional design questions and challenges to the ID Studio. More info

Territory Acknowledgements in Teaching and Learning at UBCOctober 4, 2016
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
Join us for this professional development workshop part of the Classroom Climate Series. Speakers include Musqueam Elder Larry Grant, First Nations House of Learning Director Linc Kesler, and First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program Chair Daniel Heath Justice. More info

Addressing Campus Climate in Your ClassroomOctober 11, 2016
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

What is campus climate, and how is it related to classroom climate? How do you frame course content in ways to make space for discussions of campus climate? This workshop, part of the Classroom Climate Series, will discuss these topics and more. More info

EKM Brown Bag: Curriculum Reimagination and TransformationOctober 11, 2016
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
UBC Hospital, Room T206
 
Dr Karen Theobald, Director of Academic Programs at Queensland University of Technology School of Nursing, will share the School's undergraduate nursing curriculum redesign and examples of flexible learning strategies, including their use of the technology Nearpod. More info

Bridging the Knowledge Gap: Indigenous FoundationsOctober 26, 2016
1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
In this session we will examine and share pedagogical approaches to introductory level courses with Aboriginal content: Where do you start? What are some of the challenges? What are the triggers for students around content, and how do you develop critical reflection within the framework of your course design? More info
 

Learning Technology Environment Renewal Project



Town Hall October 6, 2016
3:30 pm–5:00 pm
Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory, Room 120

Learn more about the LTE Renewal Project in this town hall meeting. Dr Angela Redish will discuss how the project supports UBC’s teaching and learning mission, and the project team will share what they have learned from faculty and student feedback. This is also your opportunity to ask questions and provide input. More info

Faculty Check PointSeptember 26 | 11:00 am–12:00 pm | IKBLC, Seminar Room 2.22
September 28 | 12:00 pm–1:00 pm | IKBLC, Seminar Room 2.22
October 3 | 11:00 am–12:00 pm | IKBLC, Room 181

In these feedback sessions, learn about what faculty and students have said to be the emerging pedagogical and functional priorities for UBC's learning technology environment and provide your input. More info

Student Check PointSeptember 26 | 1:00 pm–2:00 pm | AMS Student Nest, Room 252B
September 27 | 12:30 am–1:30 pm | AMS Student Nest, Michael Kingsmill Forum
September 29 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm | AMS Student Nest, Michael Kingsmill Forum

Use Connect? Love it? Hate it? Want to have your say about what UBC could/should be doing with online tools and applications to support your learning? Join us for a student focus group and give us your input. More info
 

edX Sessions


 

Creating a Course in edX

October 6 | 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
October 13 | 11:30 am–12:30 pm
October 19 | 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

Explore how to create a course using edX’s web-authoring tool Studio, as well as topics such as structural hierarchy of an edX course, managing content publishing, and controlling content visibility. More info
 

Sessions for UBC Graduate Students and TAs 

Graduate Student Teaching Drop-in

September 21 | October 3 | October 19 | November 9 | November 21 | December 7
1:30 pm–3:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Room 216
 
Do you have questions about teaching, dealing with challenges in lesson design, marking, or handling office hours? Drop in to get one-on-one support around issues in teaching and learning from our team of educational developers and facilitators. More info


Developing Your Skills as a Peer Reviewer of Teaching: Introductory Workshop

October 4, 2016
1:00 pm–4:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Chilcotin Room 256
 
Join us for this experiential workshop suitable for all graduate students and TAs who will be involved in peer observation or peer review of teaching, as reviewers/mentors and reviewees/mentees. More info


Instructional Skills Workshops

November 12, 19, 20 (Registration opens September 26 at 9:00 am)

The Grad ISW caters to individuals new at teaching, as well as those who wish to refresh and enhance their skills. More info
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