Workshops and Events

Spark Teaching Symposium

This annual event is held at the end of the spring semester(late April or early May) and involves numerous concurrent sessions from a wide range of faculty members. 

Talking About Teaching

A discussion event for faculty and staff. The topics discussed are related to hot button topics in Higher Education.

Fit4Online - Self-paced Modules

This resource is designed to assist you in planning for meaningful and effective online experiences for your students. You can access this version without any registration and work through any (or all) of the resources at your own pace.

Instructional Skills Workshops

The ISW is a fun, intensive, interactive, four-day/28 hour workshop for new and experienced teachers. The workshop is peer-facilitated and peer-driven, designed to help you:

  • identify and build on your existing strengths as a teacher
  • develop new skills and techniques for student-focused and active-learning pedagogy
  • create an interdisciplinary cohort of peers who are as passionate about teaching as you are

The ISW was developed more than 30 years ago by post-secondary instructors in British Columbia and it is now an internationally-recognized professional development program.

Graduate Teaching Assistant Professional Development

These workshops cater to graduate students who are in teaching roles at the university.