The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology continues to develop resources in order to support members of the UBC community with their teaching goals. Here you will find some guidelines, recommendations, and tips on different areas of your teaching.
There is a section on New Faculty where you can read about some of the issues everyone in your department might have to consider. From tips on how to achieve your potential as a new faculty member, to questions Department Heads may want to ask, these resources aim to support your success in the academic environment.
We encourage all Teaching Assistants to explore the Instructional Resource Guide for Teaching Assistants. It contains practical strategies and information on a variety of topics, such as instructional techniques and how to manage stress, TA’s of all levels will find helpful. We’ve also provided links to other TA guidebooks and resources developed at other universities.
Developing your own teaching and course portfolios is becoming an essential part of anyone’s academic career. It can help you track your growth and development in your teaching and research. The Portfolio section guides you on the different issues you will have to consider when creating your own portfolio.
Evaluation and feedback are very important components in the continuous improvement of teaching practices. In the Evaluation Tools section, you can find information on the principles and questions related to the the evaluation of teaching.
Professional Development Opportunities
Besides the programs that CTLT facilitates, there are numerous professional development opportunities available to you within UBC and beyond. There are workshops on specific topics such as diversity and intercultural communications as well as diplomas and certificates on teaching at different levels.
Read what some UBC teaching award winners thought about teaching.
Teaching and Learning Journals
Scholarship is an important component of your academic career as well as your teaching experience. CTLT subscribes to various publications allowing you to gain access to articles on the latest news and research on teaching and learning. We also provided you with a list of newsletters from different teaching and learning centres across Canada.
Besides CTLT, faculties across the university and beyond have their own teaching and learning centres which aims to support the academic environment.