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2023 Spring Institute

Hosted this year from May 29-June 1, 2023, the Spring Institute offers educators in the UBC teaching and learning community a platform to share innovative practices and research around teaching, learning and technology. Workshops are interactive and provide participants an opportunity to network with colleagues. Topics range from active learning in a blended classroom to approaches to peer-based learning.


Time Session Title Facilitators / Moderators / Panelists Resources and Recordings
Monday, May 29, 2023
9:30-10:30 Teaching and Learning in the Time of ChatGPT Laurie McNeill, Associate Head, Undergraduate and Professor of Teaching, Depart of English Language and Literatures

Ainsley Rouse, Academic Integrity Senior Manager, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic



11:00-12:30 In-Person UBC Studios Open House and Tour Michael Sider, Producer, UBC Studios Contact Michael Sider @UBC Studios
11:00-12:30 Students as Partners in Course Re-design: Reflections from Student, Faculty, and Staff Partners on Learning Through Partnership Dr. Roselynn Verwoord, Strategist: Students as Partners

Panelists: Marissa Hall SaP Evaluation Specialist

Polina Petlitsyna, SaP Coordinator

Dr. Gail Hammond, Associate Professor of Teaching, Land and Food Systems

John Cheng, Educational Consultant: Learning Design

Selina Park, Undergraduate Student, Science

Natalie Hui, Undergraduate Student, Forestry

Bosung Kim, Educational Consultant: Learning Design

1:00-2:00 Exploring the Opportunities and Ethical Considerations of Generative AI in Teaching and Learning Christina Hendricks, Professor of Teaching, Philosophy; Academic Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology

Lucas Wright, Senior educational consultant, CTLT

Marie Krbavac, Faculty Liaison (Science), Skylight, CTLT

Manuel Dias, Educational Consultant: Learning Design, CTLT

Judy Chan, Faculty Associate, Faculty liaison (Land and food Systems), CTLT

Noureddine Elouazizi, Learning Strategist, CTLT

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
9:30-10:30 Ungrading Student Presentations: Toward Some New Paradigms for Evaluating Student Speaking Moberley Luger, Assistant Professor of Teaching, Dept. of English Language and Literatures and Coordinated Arts Program, UBC-V

Craig Stensrud, GAA, Dept. of English Language and Literatures, UBC-V

11:00-12:00 Impact of Multi-Access Delivery on Student Learning and Sense of Course Community Patricia Hingston, Assistant Professor of Teaching, Food Science, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, UBCV Presentation Slide Deck


11:00-12:30 Learn to Create Interactive Computational Learning Experiences with Jupyter! Jonathan Graves, Assistant Professor of Teaching, Economics, UBC-V Recording

Instruction manual:

File:Spring InstituteJG.pdf

1:30-3:00 How can we Equitably Support Students Access, Engagement and Expectations, Across Hybrid and Multi-access Modalities? Lucas Wright, Senior Educational Consultant, CTLT

John Cheng, Educational Consultant: Learning Design, CTLT

Jocelyn Micallef, Manager, Educational Development Office of Educational Technology and Learning Designs (OETLD),Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Deanna Bracewell, Curriculum Manager, UBC Health

Katie Bunting, Assistant Professor of Teaching

Michael Lee, Professor of Teaching, Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine

Amirpouyan Shiva, Assistant Professor of Teaching, Anthropology, Faculty of Arts

3:00-4:00 Increasing the Accessibility of Video Michael Sider, Producer, UBC Studios
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
11:00-12:30 New and Creative Ways to Embed Climate and Sustainability in your Class: Approaches from Five Faculties at UBC Dr. Tamara Etmannski, Assistant Professor of Teaching - Civil Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science, UBCV

Dr. Gabriel Potvin, Associate Professor of Teaching - Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science, UBCV

Dr. Sandra Scott, Professor of Teaching - Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education, UBCV

Dr. Lindsay Rogers, Assistant Professor of Teaching - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, UBCV

Dr. Tara Ivanochko, Professor of Teaching - Earth, Oceans and Atmospheric Sciences, Faculty of Science, UBCV and Academic Director at the Sustainability Hub)

Dr. Nina Hewitt, Associate Professor of Teaching - Geography, Faculty of Arts, UBCV

Oliver Lane, Manager, Teaching and Learning -UBC Sustainability Hub, UBCV

Presentation Slide Deck


1:30-3:00 How do Instructors Design Experiential Education Activities in Large, First Year Courses in the Faculty of Arts? Katherine Lyon, Assistant Professor of Teaching, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, UBCV

Neil Armitage, Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, UBCV

Qian Wang, Associate Professor of Teaching, Director, Language Programs, Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, UBCV

Brianne Orr-Alvarez, Associate Professor of Teaching, Spanish, Department of French, Hispanic & Italian Studies, Faculty of Arts, UBCV

Tamara Baldwin, Director, Office of Regional and International Community Engagement, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, Faculty of Arts, UBCV

Naomi Hudson, Undergraduate Student and Research Assistant, Faculty of Arts, UBCV

Valeria Perez, Undergraduate Student and Research Assistant, Faculty of Arts, UBCV

Assem Zhaksybay, Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Arts, UBCV

3:00-4:00 From Theory to Practice: Streamlining Flexible Assessment with Canvas Gabriel Smith, Learning Analyst, Faculty of Land & Food Systems Learning Centre

Candice Rideout, Associate Professor of Teaching, Food, Nutrition and Health, Faculty of Land & Food Systems

Thursday, June 1, 2023
11:00-12:00 Student Experience of Instruction: How to Interpret the Stats in Instructor Reports Abdel Azim Zumrawi, Statistician, Planning & Institutional Research (PAIR).

Alison Wong, Project Manager II, PAIR

Jovy Eramela, Support Analyst, PAIR.

Tizitash Mohammed, Programmer Analyst, PAIR.

Gavin Yap, Research Analyst, PAIR



1:00pm-2:30pm Conscious Learning and Academic Integrity: Designing Reflective Paths towards Student Learning Sarika Bose, Lecturer, Department of English Language and Literatures, Faculty of Arts, UBCV