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Career development program helps build a sense of community for new faculty at UBC

Career development program helps build a sense of community for new faculty at UBC

The CTLT Teaching Development Program for New Faculty is designed to support UBC faculty members who are new to teaching at UBC. Read an interview with Emily Renoe, Senior Educational Consultant, to learn more about the program.

Recap: 2019 Winter Institute

Recap: 2019 Winter Institute

This space offered UBC’s teaching and learning community an opportunity to network and come together to share, reflect, and enhance their teaching practices on student learning and experiences.

Why sexual assault awareness month should matter to us all

Why sexual assault awareness month should matter to us all

As UBC approaches the tenth year of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, it’s important to reflect on the efforts to date and how the university can further support this impactful initiative. Read the interview with Sasha Wiley-Shaw to learn more.

When will we be ready? Sharing responsibility for Indigenous engagement in teaching and learning

When will we be ready? Sharing responsibility for Indigenous engagement in teaching and learning

Panelists shared their experiences and practices on topics related to Indigenous content including: mandatory curricula, the roles and responsibilities of instructors, the impact of sharing responsibility on student learning and more.

Celebrate SoTL 2019

Celebrate SoTL 2019

On October 24, the Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISoTL) and the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) hosted the second annual Celebrate SoTL event. This full-day event gave Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) practitioners, new faculty and students across UBC the opportunity to engage in dialogue around teaching and […]

Teaching as Performance

Teaching as Performance

Aaron Langille approaches teaching as performance, he shared his six strategies with UBC faculty: voice dynamic, eye contact, audience involvement, pop culture, humour, and improvisation.

What we’re reading: Jackie Stewart

Each edition, we ask one CTLT staffer to share their reading list and inspiring stories. This edition, we are pleased to present a look at the bookshelf of Jackie Stewart, deputy academic director. Is there a specific book that inspired you to transform your teaching practice? This summer I spent a lot of time thinking […]