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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.
 

Save the Date: CTLT Summer Institute



The CTLT Summer Institute focuses on the fundamentals of teaching and learning issues and is designed to help participants enhance their understanding of sound teaching practices, as well as provide them with a number of practical ideas that they can then implement in their teaching. This year’s Summer Institute will be held August 22-25, 2016.
 

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
 

Creating a Course in edX

May 25, 2016
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

In this session, we will explore how to create a course using edX’s web-authoring tool Studio. We will explore such topics as structural hierarchy of an edX course, managing content publishing, and controlling content visibility. More info

Course Design Intensive

May 30, June 1, June 3
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
This 3-day workshop allows participants to work individually and collaboratively, to design or re-design a course they are (or will be) teaching. More info
 

Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment
(T-BLE)


June 3 – July 29
 
Are you thinking of blending your course? Join us in Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE). T-BLE is a short, immersive blended course aimed at instructors who are already teaching in the classroom and are considering moving to a blended environment. The course runs for six weeks and is delivered in a blended format—a combination of online and face-to-face sessions. More info
 

edX Studio: Integrate edX into your Connect Course

June 6, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

In this session, we will explore how to integrate edX elements into your Connect course such as sections, subsections, navigational tabs, quiz questions, and other advanced tools developed here at UBC. More info 
 

Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop

June 7, 8, 9 | July 26, 27, 28 | August 16, 17, 18
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
This 3-day workshop, which focuses on teaching groups of students, is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. More info
 

Creating a Course in edX

June 23, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

In this session, we will explore how to create a course using edX’s web-authoring tool Studio. We will explore such topics as structural hierarchy of an edX course, managing content publishing, and controlling content visibility. More info

Using In-Class Student Behaviour Data to Inform Predictive Analytics

June 28, 2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Earth Sciences Building, Room 1012
 
Student behaviour during class is being monitored at the University of Michigan using the Echo360 Active Learning Platform. This presentation discusses how these data are combined with data from other on-campus and off-campus sources and mined to develop models for predicting student success based on a student’s background and behaviours during class. The goal is to provide instructors with evidence-based guidance on how to identify students at risk early in a semester. More info
 

Sessions for UBC Graduate Students and TAs

Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning

September 2016 – December 2017
Application Deadline: May 31, 2016

The Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning is a teaching development program that supports the development of graduate students’ expertise in teaching and learning. More info
 

Instructional Skills Workshops

August 14, 20, 21 | September 17, 24, 25

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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214-1961 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Tel: 604 822 6827
Email: ctlt.events@ubc.ca







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