Upcoming Workshops

The Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning develops workshops to meet the various teaching and learning needs of the UBC community. We offer sessions on a repeating cycle (typically we repeat the workshop every 6 months), with upcoming session registrations added regularly to this page. To view PDFs from past sessions that we have hosted please visit the past events page.

Best Practices in Survey Design (May 14, 2024)

While surveys are one of the most commonly used data collection methods, designing effective surveys that elicit useful and insightful data can be challenging. In this workshop, we will discuss how to decide if a survey is the best method as your evaluation tool, provided tips on good survey design and question writing. Register now.

Classroom Evaluation and Research: Do I Need Ethics Approval? (June 11, 2024)

In this workshop you will learn about what type of classroom inquiry might require BREB review and the ethical considerations for conducting research and evaluation in the classroom. Register now.

Getting your SoTL work published (June 25, 2024)

In this interactive session, we will discuss different approaches to writing SoTL and invite participants to reflect on their motivations for writing about teaching and learning in higher education as a pathway to identifying relevant publication outlets. We will also review and discuss two publications with the goal of determining valuable points and frameworks for writing. Register now.