Graduate student

There are three main areas of graduate student support currently offered through the CTLT: our Graduate Student Program, the support we offer departmental TA Training Programs, and our Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning. Our Graduate Student Program consists of workshops, seminars, and one-on-one coaching on teaching and related topics.

Events, programs, resources and services


Graduate student Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

A three-day workshop for graduate students interested in enhancing their instructional skills.
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TA Institute

A series of workshops offering TAs opportunities to learn about teaching theory, lesson design, and classroom teaching approaches.
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Graduate student peer review of teaching

We support graduate students/teaching assistants in their professional growth as teachers.
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Graduate student peer review of presentations

The program offers participants insight into their presentation skills and styles.
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Certificate in Advanced Teaching and Learning (CATL)

13-month teaching development program designed to prepare graduate students who are seeking teaching positions.
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TA training program

CTLT partners with faculties to develop training and resources that are responsive to the unique teaching situations across disciplines.
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CTLT Institutes

The Spring, Summer and Winter Institutes feature interactive workshops.
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Course Design Intensive (CDI)

A three-day workshop in which participants work to design or re-design a course they are teaching.
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Learning communities

Provide spaces for critical discussion, interdisciplinarity, learner-centered thinking, and social innovation to take place.
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Classroom Climate Series

A set of professional development workshops offered throughout the academic year.
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Learning Technology Studio

An innovative and creative space to explore and experiment with the different tools in the UBC  learning technology ecosystem.
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Open for learning series

The series explores approaches to effectively re-using, contextualizing and creating openly-licensed educational resources.
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Open UBC Week

Held in conjunction with the International Open Access Week and UBC’s Celebrate Learning Week.
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Integrating Indigenous content in to your course design

This workshop is designed for anyone in the UBC teaching and learning community who is interested in integrating Indigenous content into a course they are developing.
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Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE)

A 6-week immersive blended course aimed at instructors who are considering moving to a blended environment.
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Exploring Indigenous perspectives in teaching practice and learning design

A three-part workshop series designed for anyone who is interested in integrating Indigenous content into a course they are developing.
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Celebrate Learning Week

Celebrate Learning Week is an annual week-long initiative celebrating teaching and learning opportunities at UBC.
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WordPress & Wiki drop-ins

The drop-in clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress and Wiki.
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Digital Tattoo

The goal of the project is to raise questions, provide examples and links to resources and navigate issues in forming and re-forming your digital identity.
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