Fwd: CTLT January Events Newsletter

Marcello Pavan marcello at triumf.ca
Thu Jan 9 11:22:10 PST 2020


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From: UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology <ctlt.newsletter at ubc.ca<mailto:ctlt.newsletter at ubc.ca>>
Subject: CTLT January Events Newsletter
Date: January 7, 2020 at 10:01:39 AM PST
To: <marcello at physics.ubc.ca<mailto:marcello at physics.ubc.ca>>
Reply-To: UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology <ctlt.newsletter at ubc.ca<mailto:ctlt.newsletter at ubc.ca>>

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The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) provides a wide array of freeworkshops and events to UBC instructors, faculty, staff, and graduate students. Here is a list of upcoming workshops and events that may be of interest to you. Most sessions are held in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
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Graduate Instructional Skills Workshops (ISW)
Feb. 1, 2 & 8<https://ubc.us9.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f4dbe910b1a4d8dda48d2ac87&id=30a1d3623f&e=6dd3bbbd02> | Feb. 9, 13 & 15<https://ubc.us9.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f4dbe910b1a4d8dda48d2ac87&id=415a7318f1&e=6dd3bbbd02> | Feb. 16, 22 & 23<https://ubc.us9.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f4dbe910b1a4d8dda48d2ac87&id=26a61000bd&e=6dd3bbbd02> | Mar. 7, 8 & 14<https://ubc.us9.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f4dbe910b1a4d8dda48d2ac87&id=0c3deb96bb&e=6dd3bbbd02> | 8:15 am – 5:00 pm

The Grad ISW caters to individuals new to teaching and those who wish to refresh and enhance their skills.


Hosted January 13-16, the Teaching Assistant (TA) Institute is for graduate students interested in teaching or TAing, and includes sessions on teaching fundamentals, student-centred learning, and teaching career preparations. View the full schedule of events here<https://ubc.us9.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f4dbe910b1a4d8dda48d2ac87&id=41d8f4a5fc&e=6dd3bbbd02>.

Even in the Sciences? Bringing an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Lens to Multiple Learning Environments as a UBC Teaching Assistant
January 13 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Create a more inclusive and supportive learning environment for diverse students and explore how to address the constraints they might encounter.

Power, Consent, and Safety: Preventing and Responding to Sexualized Violence
January 13 | 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Explore the implications of the power dynamics TAs experience and practice a spectrum of prevention and response techniques.

Leading Discussions With Students... When Should I? How Should I?
January 13 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Consider the strategies on how to run successful discussions in the classroom.

TA’ing a Community Engaged Learning Course: Exploring the Roles, Tension Points and Opportunities for Professional Development
January 14 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enhance your understanding of the skills you can apply in community-engaged learning courses.

Designing High-Impact Learning Experiences
January 14 | 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Explore how the learning cycle describes the construction and transfer of knowledge when teaching others.

Student Engagement in Large Classrooms
January 14 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Examine the difference between lecturing and actively engaging students in a large classroom setting.

Supporting Student Awareness of Learning: Using Metacognition as a Tool in Teaching
January 15 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Explore theory and teaching techniques that can help guide your students on deeper reflection of their learning.

Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
January 15 | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Consider what it means to be a reflective practitioner by exploring the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Creating Spaces of Belonging in Academia
January 15 | 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn about how a sense of belonging develops in higher education and how you can create spaces of greater belonging.

Supporting Community Engaged Learning Course Assessment
January 16 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Identify how the support of evaluation work in a community-engaged learning course would look like.

Engaging Learners with Technology: Educating in the Digital Era
January 16 | 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Work to identify and overcome challenges of digital classroom settings with the application of fundamental teaching techniques.

Developing Your Teaching Portfolio and Philosophy
January 16 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Break down the components of a teaching portfolio and how to prepare your own.


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