2016 CTLT Winter Institute

Course Design Intensive

December 5, 7, 9
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
IKBLC, Seminar (Room 2.22)

The Course Design Intensive (CDI) is a 3-day workshop in which participants work, individually and collaboratively, to design or re-design a course they are (or will be) teaching.
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Faculty Experiences with Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Do’s and Don’ts

December 6
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
IKBLC, Seminar (Room 2.22)

In this interactive panel, faculty members who participate in the SoTL Seed program will share their tips and experiences from researching their own teaching practices.
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Using Your Teaching Portfolio to Showcase Your Educational Leadership

December 6
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
IKBLC, Chilcotin Room 256

In this session, participants will explore the use of teaching portfolios for documenting their educational leadership. This session is open to anyone interested in creating or developing a portfolio to highlight their strengths, growth and accomplishments as instructors.
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Course Design Intensive

December 5, 7, 9
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
IKBLC, Seminar (Room 2.22)

The Course Design Intensive (CDI) is a 3-day workshop in which participants work, individually and collaboratively, to design or re-design a course they are (or will be) teaching.
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How Teaching Practices Influence Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

December 8
9:30 am – 11:30 am
IKBLC, Seminar (Room 2.22)

This interactive session will share our findings, integrate ideas and share strategies via group discussions. Participants will leave with instructional tools that will not only promote but inspire curriculum that incorporates student wellbeing in their classroom.
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First Year Experience Forum

December 8
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
IKBLC, Seminar (Room 2.22)

This workshop based session will begin with a ‘snapshot’ of who the first year class of 2016-17 is at UBC, followed by a overview of the first year at university that specifically highlights key moments in the year to build academic tenacity. Using break-out groups, we will share successes, identify challenges and opportunities in supporting the first year experience at UBC.
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Open Practices: Wikipedia-Based Assignment in Your Classroom

December 8
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
IKBLC, Seminar (Room 2.22)

In this workshop we will engage in some “learning challenges” to help us explore different approaches for using Wikipedia in the classroom. We’ll discuss the spectrum of different approaches you can take to developing a Wikipedia assignment and explore some of challenges and constraints using this approach.
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Course Design Intensive

December 5, 7, 9
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
IKBLC, Seminar (Room 2.22)

The Course Design Intensive (CDI) is a 3-day workshop in which participants work, individually and collaboratively, to design or re-design a course they are (or will be) teaching.
Register >

Student Peer Feedback: Why and How?

December 12
10:00 am – 11:30 am
IKBLC, Chilcotin Room 256

This session will begin with a brief overview of the learning benefits of student peer feedback practices in post-secondary teaching and learning. Next, an example of the use of peer feedback in Sociology will be described showing why the choice to integrate peer feedback was made and how it was integrated into course design. Data describing student perspectives on the use of peer feedback will be discussed. Participants will then explore the potential for use of peer feedback in their own courses – exploring why and how to use it and how to determine if it was effective.
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Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

December 13, 14, 15
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
IKBLC, 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. In a supportive atmosphere, you will have a chance to try new teaching approaches and to sharpen existing skills.
Register >

Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

December 13, 14, 15
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
IKBLC, 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. In a supportive atmosphere, you will have a chance to try new teaching approaches and to sharpen existing skills.
Register >

Faculty Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

December 13, 14, 15
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
IKBLC, 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. In a supportive atmosphere, you will have a chance to try new teaching approaches and to sharpen existing skills.
Register >