Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning

bridgeThe Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning is a year-long (September 2017 – September 2018) teaching development program that supports the development of graduate students’ expertise in teaching and learning. It serves both graduate students seeking excellence in teaching and learning in their future roles as faculty, as well as those who will apply the skills outside of traditional faculty roles. The Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning prepares graduate students who seek faculty positions focused on teaching and learning specifically, and more broadly creates a cohort of graduate students positioned for future educational leadership.

The Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning consists of the following elements:

  • Blended Cohort – Meets twice per month on Friday afternoons for two hours per meeting, and includes two hours of online work per month.
  • Practicum – The Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning requires that you arrange two one-hour (minimum) practical teaching experiences per term as a guest instructor, in the community, or in industry. You will also observe two one-hour sessions taught by your peers per term.
  • Mentoring – You will work with a mentor, under terms to be discussed with your mentor, but which will include some classroom observation and some classroom discussion. Please see the Mentorship Guidelines for more information.
  • SoTL – You will engage in a small-scale Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) pilot project based on the work you have done in your practicum. Please see the Practicum Guidelines for more information.

Please note there is a one-time program fee of $500 when you are accepted to the program.

Who can apply?

The Program is open to all graduate students who have completed an Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) and will remain graduate students until the end of the year 2018.

How do I apply?

We are currently accepting 12-14 successful applicants to the 2017-2018 cohort. Deadline for submission is May 31, 2017.
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For any questions you might have about the Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning, please e-mail ctlt.gcpinfo@ubc.ca.

Videos


Program facilitator Joseph Topornycky outlines the Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning


2015/16 cohort members discuss their experiences in the program 

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Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning (CATL)

Thank you for your interest in the Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning (CATL).

The CATL is only open to those who have previously completed an Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) and who are able to commit to the 1-year program (September 2017 - September 2018).

Please note: Filling out this form does NOT register you for a CATL-related event. You are simply adding your name to the list of interested graduate students.