For questions about Canvas, hybrid teaching, course development and redesign, and AV support, feel free to book a one-on-one meeting with us via email@example.com.
This fall, there could be a variety of COVID-related emergency requests as our instructors, TAs, and students may be ill. If you need flexible options in terms of hybrid and/or online teaching, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for discussion, demo, and support.
The Teaching and Learning Support Team organizes weekly drop-in sessions to answer teaching-related questions (e.g., Canvas, in-class live streaming and recording, etc.). Both instructors and TAs are welcome to join.
Teaching Assistant Workshops: EDI in TAing
In these workshops you will learn about power and privilege within the learning environment, the policies and guidelines
that frame your work, and how best to support students as you navigate ethical dilemmas and potential conflicts. This online synchronous session (offered through Zoom) is foundational to supporting an equitable and inclusive learning environment, while enhancing department and program-specific TA training. Please registerto attend the section that best fits your academic discipline and schedule.
STEM Disciplines: Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 4-6pm
Creative Arts Disciplines: Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 4-6pm
Social Sciences & Humanities: Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 4-6pm
Funding & Awards
SaP Fund Adjudication
Congratulations to Forestry’s own Dr. Andres Varhola for successfully receiving
the Students as Partners (SaP) grant funding! The title of Dr. Varhola’s proposal is “Implementing course mastery tracking through student-revised learning objectives”.
To learn more about the Student as Partners (SaP) fund, please visit the SaP website here.
RefWorks Subscription Ending
The UBC library is ending its subscription to RefWorks on September 30, 2022. If you or your graduate students are currently using RefWorks, please refer to the migration guide found hereon how to save and move your current work to another program.
Adding and Sharing Pronouns on Zoom
Zoom has released a new feature allowing users to add preferred pronouns to their Zoom profile. UBC has enabled this feature for UBC Zoom accounts on August 5. Sharing personal pronouns helps to build
inclusive virtual spaces at UBC. You are not required to share your pronouns, if you choose to, instructions on how to do so can be found here.