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Survey: UBC student experiences of emergency remote teaching

Survey: UBC student experiences of emergency remote teaching

This April, a survey was conducted to better understand the UBC student experience of transitioning to remote learning and its impact on student wellbeing because of the COVID-19 outbreak. See the results.

Celebrating Teaching Excellence: Nominating a 3M National Teaching Fellowship 2020

Celebrating Teaching Excellence: Nominating a 3M National Teaching Fellowship 2020

The CTLT hosted an online panel featuring some of UBC’s 3M National Teaching Fellows. The panellists compared their experiences on what made their packages successful, as well as provided advice for future nominees.

Improving accessibility with open resources

Improving accessibility with open resources

The CTLT’s Academic Director, Christina Hendricks, shares the department’s commitment to creating open and accessible resources. Read the full statement.

Recap: TA Institute 2020

Recap: TA Institute 2020

From January 13 to 16, graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants (TAs) and aspiring TAs gathered at the CTLT for the TA Institute, a four-day workshop series on teaching. Read about their learning experience.

Peering into the Classroom

Peering into the Classroom

After 19 years of post-secondary teaching, John Vigna decided to rededicate and re-energize his teaching practice with an outrageous idea: to have every lecture of his 12-week Introduction to Writing Fiction course peer reviewed. Read about his journey.

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.