2016 CTLT Spring Institute

The Pedagogy of Open Science: The ‘Open Turn’ and Research, Teaching, and Learning

The open science movement responds to an urgent need to rethink the production and dissemination of scientific research in contemporary society. More info

Facilitators:

Loch Brown, Instructor, Faculty of Arts
Arthur Gill Green, Teaching and Learning Fellow, Faculty of Arts
Derek Turner, Teaching and Learning Fellow, Faculty of Arts

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Paired Teaching for Faculty Professional Development

Paired (or co-)teaching is an arrangement in which two faculty are collaboratively responsible for all aspects of teaching a course. More info

Facilitators:

Jared Stang, Postdoctoral fellow, Physics and Astronomy
Linda Strubbe, Science, Science Teaching and Learning Fellow, Physics and Astronomy
Tara Holland, Science Teaching and Learning Fellows in the Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Sarah Bean Sherman, Science Teaching and Learning Fellows in the Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences


Bringing Down Walls Between Classroom, Online and Field Studies: A UBC Soil Science Case Study

This presentation will review how a team of multidisciplinary faculty and staff of the Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources (VSSLR) Consortium utilized media technologies to enhance teaching and learning for soil science students at UBC. More info

Facilitators:

Maja Krzic, Associate Professor, Land and Food Systems
Saeed Dyanatkar, UBC Studios and Creative Media
Chris Crowley, Distance Education, CTLT

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Providing Effective Feedback on Writing Assignments

This workshop introduces feedback strategies that focus on using educator time efficiently and that encourage students to both use feedback and take responsibility for the quality of their academic writing. More info

Facilitators:

Jackie Stewart, Senior Instructor, Chemistry
Meghan Aube, Writing Centre


Supporting Case-Based Student Writing and Logical Reasoning: Three Different Scaffolding Approaches

Solving problems using data analysis and logical reasoning is one of the primary goals of a science-based education. More info

Facilitators:

Robin Young, Instructor, Botany
Miranda Meents, Teaching Assistant, Botany


Inclusive Teaching Strategies: Fostering Inclusive Learning in Diverse Classrooms

Students enter the classroom with diverse motivations, academic interests, and disciplinary expectations and experiences. More info

Facilitators:

Mabel Ho, Graduate Student Facilitator, CTLT
Deb Chen, Graduate Student Facilitator, CTLT
Rowshan Rahmanian, Graduate Student Facilitator, CTLT
Judy Chan, Sessional Lecturer, Land and Food Systems


Empowering Pronunciation Teaching and Learning with the Use of Ultrasound Technology and Prosody Visualizations

Pronunciation is an integral part of communication because it reflects speakers’ communicative competence, and affects their self-confidence and social interaction. More info

Facilitators:

Bryan Gick (Professor and Head, Department of Linguistics)
Strang Burton (Twelve-Month Lecturer, Department of Linguistics)
Heather Bliss (Postdoctoral Fellow and Sessional Lecturer, Department of Linguistics)
Bosung Kim (Instructional Designer, CTLT)
Blake Allen (PhD Candidate and Research Assistant, Department of Linguistics)

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Student-Faculty-Community Flexible Learning Partnerships

Healthcare delivery is moving into communities away from hospitals. Our mission at the School of Nursing is to use flexible learning strategies to optimize this shift from acute care management to community/population health promotion and well-being. More info

Facilitators:

Maura MacPhee, Associate Director of the Undergraduate Program, Lead on Flexible Learning Initiative in the School of Nursing
Khristine Carino, Project manager for Flexible Learning Initiative at the School of Nursing
Ranjit Dhari, Community/Population Health Nursing Faculty
Joanne Ricci, Community/Population Health Nursing Faculty

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Effective Strategies for In-Class Review

Managing the variation in students’ background understanding is one of the greatest challenges for successful university teaching. More info

Facilitators:

Jane Maxwell, Teaching and Learning Fellow, Chemistry

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How Can We Use Flexible Learning Strategies to Increase Student Engagement and Learning

Flexible learning strategies (including flipped classrooms and blended learning environments) have great potential to engage learners and enrich their learning experience. More info

Facilitators:

Candice Rideout, Instructor, Land and Food Systems
Jaylene Meh, Undergraduate Student, Land and Food Systems
Melanie Yelland, Undergraduate Student, Land and Food Systems

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Using the “Rapid Reflection on Learnings Process” in Graduate Teaching

In this session, we critically evaluate the use of what we call a ‘rapid reflection on learnings’ process in the context of our graduate teaching. Register Here

Facilitators:

Susan Cox, Associate Professor, School of Population and Public Health
Charlyn Black, Faculty, School of Population and Public Health
Kate Jongbloed, Teaching Assistant, School of Population and Public Health


Student Peer Feedback: Why and How?

Student peer feedback is a reciprocal process whereby students provide feedback on the work of peers and receive feedback from peers on their own work. More info

Facilitators:

Silvia Bartolic, Instructor, Department of Sociology
Alice Campbell, Sessional Instructor, Department of Anthropology
Janel Fergusson, PhD Candidate, Department of Psychology
Gunilla Öberg, Director, SCIE 113, Professor, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Isabeau Iqbal, Educational Developer, Centre for Teaching Learning and Technology
Andrea Han, Associate Director, Strategic Curriculum Services, Centre for Teaching Learning and Technology

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Teaching in the Vantage One Science Program: Sharing Our Curricular and Pedagogical Insights from Teaching English Language Learners

This session will showcase how we, as faculty members, have adapted and improved our instructional approaches as a result of teaching in the Vantage One science program. Register Here

Facilitators:

Joss Ives, Instructor, Physics and Astronomy
Ashley Welsh, Postdoctoral Fellow, Vantage College
Meghan Allen, Instructor, Science & Vantage College
Fok-Shuen Leung, Senior Instructor, Science & Vantage College


The Scholarship of Educational Leadership (SoEL) Within and Across UBC’s Diverse Disciplinary Contexts

Universities around the world recognize the importance and complexity of providing high quality and high engagement student learning experiences in diverse, internationally-responsive and technology-enabled undergraduate and graduate degree programs. More info

Facilitators:

Harry Hubball, Professor, Education
Tony Clark, Professor, Education
Marion Pearson, Professor of Teaching, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Simon Albon, Professor of Teaching, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Simon Ellis, Associate Professor, Forestry

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3 Minutes, 3 Slides + Roundtable Discussion

Come to this lively gathering with faculty members from UBC and beyond, who will share their teaching practices in a roundtable format. More info

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Enhancing Learning In and Out of the Classroom: Using Virtual Reality in Higher Education

Having students visualize spaces and places outside of the classroom has always been a central part of education. More info

Facilitators:

Loch Brown, Instructor, Faculty of Arts
Derek Turner, Teaching and Learning Fellow, Faculty of Arts
Arthur Gill Green, Teaching and Learning Fellow, Faculty of Arts

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