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

 

CTLT Spring Institute – Call for Contributions



This year’s CTLT Spring Institute will be part of Celebrate Learning Week, taking place May 2–6, 2016. As UBC celebrates its centennial year, the CTLT Spring Institute will focus on reflecting on our past innovations and prioritizing our future teaching and learning endeavours.
 
We invite you to be contributors to this year’s Spring Institute, from May 2–3, 2016. This is a great opportunity to share your reflections on innovative past and future practices with like-minded colleagues in engaging formats, such as 45-minute sharing sessions, 2-hour interactive workshops, and roundtable discussions (new format!).
 
Submit your proposed sessions by 12:00 pm on March 21, 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
 

edX Studio: Creating a Course in edX

March 17, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
In this session, participants will explore how to create a course using edX’s web-authoring tool Studio. Participants will explore topics such as structural hierarchy of an edX course, managing content publishing, and controlling content visibility. More info
 

Writing Across the Curriculum: Strategies for Student Success Workshop

March 18, 2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Earth Science Building, Room 1012
 
This workshop focuses on teaching and mentoring strategies for helping students develop a better writing process. More info
 

Teaching in the Open

March 24, 2016
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
This is a hands-on exploration of open teaching. In this workshop, participants will engage in learning challenges” to help explore the possibilities and approaches to open teaching and learning. More info
 

DIY Media Learning Community

April 28, 2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
Are you interested in DIY media development? This group, which includes media specialists, learning designers, instructional support staff, and faculty, meets monthly to share ideas, challenges, resources, and projects in progress. More info
 

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

April 28, 2016
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
The peer review of teaching process introduced in this workshop is intended primarily as a form of formative (and developmental) feedback. More info
 

Facilitation Workshop for Academic Leadership

May 9, 10, 12
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22
 
This is a series specifically for faculty and instructors who host formal or informal conversations to effect academic change, facilitate or chair meetings, or find themselves managing interpersonal or group dynamics within their department or across campus. 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
 

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
 

Sessions for UBC Graduate Students and TAs

Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning

September 2016 – December 2017
Application Deadline: April 30, 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

April 30, May 7, May 8 | May 14, 21, 22 | June 4, 11, 12 | July 3, 9, 10

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

Celebrate Learning Week



Celebrate Learning Week is a weeklong showcase celebrating teaching and learning opportunities available to students, faculty, and staff. Join us from May 2–6, 2016 as we honour and promote learning and development opportunities through open lectures, information sessions, student advising activities, poster sessions, workshops, and more.

Submit your events to be a part of Celebrate Learning Week by March 31, 2016.
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Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
214-1961 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Tel: 604 822 6827
Email: ctlt.events@ubc.ca