Facilitator FAQ

Q: What are the roles and responsibilities of CTLT Institute facilitators?

CTLT Institute facilitators design and deliver workshops to share their practice, experience, and research around teaching, learning, and technology. As Institute facilitators, you are expected to model effective teaching practices and are strongly encouraged to support participants in translating knowledge into their respective teaching practice during workshops.

As part of the preparation, you are welcomed to connect with the organizers for consultation and feedback and to communicate your emerging needs for support.

Together, you help build our collective capacities in producing meaningful and authentic learning experiences and hold our teaching and learning community at UBC accountable for engaging in innovative, inclusive, student-centered teaching practices.

Q: What can I expect in the form of training and development?

All CTLT Institute facilitators are invited to participate in Institute Facilitation Workshops where we connect with our fellow facilitators and deepen our facilitation skills in a peer-based, supportive environment by sharing ideas and experiences.

As a new facilitators, you are encouraged to co-facilitate with a more experienced facilitator or to be paired with a CTLT staff for your first workshop delivery; engaging in an apprenticeship-like mentorship to learn and deepen your facilitation skills in a supportive and constructive environment.

Q: What are the CTLT Institute organizers’ responsibilities?

CTLT Institute organizers coordinate the administrative and logistical requirements for the workshops and maintain active communication with facilitators throughout to provide information regarding workshop facilities, registration number and program evaluation. Institute organizers offer consultation appointments to Institute facilitators at request and host Facilitation Workshop for Institute facilitators’ development.

In collaboration with Institute facilitators, the organizers curate post-workshop materials and relevant resources online for all Institute participants.

Q: I still have questions. Who should I contact?

Please contact the CTLT Institute Coordinator, Deb Chen, at deborah.chen@ubc.ca or 604-822-1983.