CTLT Newsletter, Dialogues: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
Welcome to Dialogues, a bi-monthly e-newsletter featuring CTLT news and CTLT featured events.

In this issue:

1. CTLT news

2. Featured events

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CTLT news

Active learning tool helps predict student success

A resource developed at the University of Michigan can help instructors predict student success based on student behaviour during class. Perry Samson, who developed the resource, visited UBC to discuss how the tool works and its potential for enhancing student learning.

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Online resource captures significance of Berger Inquiry

Through interactive media and first-person interviews, the Berger Inquiry project gives students and the general public a unique look into a precedent-setting case in Canadian history.

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Open Dialogues: How to make education more accessible

Claudia Krebs, a Professor of Teaching in the Faculty of Medicine shares how academics must view open education as a social responsibility. "I don't think that we can stay in our ivory tower and keep the knowledge to ourselves," she said.

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Learning Technology: Getting help when and where you need it

Science professor Jonathan Kellogg needed assistance with Connect, and he needed it fast. Help came from the Learning Technology Rovers, a student team trained to support faculty and staff.

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Featured events

2016 Summer Institute

The CTLT Summer Institute focuses on the fundamentals of teaching and learning issues. It is designed to help participants enhance their understanding of sound teaching practices, as well as provide them with a number of practical ideas they can implement in their teaching. This year’s Summer Institute will include workshops ranging from developing course goals to designing active learning techniques.

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