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TLEF snapshot: Improving access for students in Health and Human Service programs

By Heather McCabe posted on November 15, 2017

Tal Jarus discusses how her Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) project will help improve access in Health and Human Service programs for students with disabilities.

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Open Scholarship in Practice seminar explores inclusive intersections between research and pedagogy

By Zachary Foote and Leonora Crema posted on November 8, 2017

UBC faculty and students gathered at the Open Scholarship in Practice seminar to learn more about nascent technologies and innovative teaching approaches that encourage open scholarship.

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New course tackles ‘Wicked Problems’ with strategic design methodology

By Julia Burnham posted on November 1, 2017

Starting in January 2018, undergraduate students will have the chance to participate in the pilot of an experiential learning course focused on ‘wicked problems’.

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What are you working on?

By UBC Communications & Marketing posted on October 2, 2017

Joanne Fox is the Principal of UBC Vantage College, a program dedicated to fostering the potential of first year international students and preparing them for the rest of their UBC degree.

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Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) call for proposals open

By Heather McCabe posted on September 11, 2017

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic is inviting proposals from faculty, staff and students for Small TLEF Project Grants (under $50,000).

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Leaving the classroom behind

By Heather Ramsay posted on September 7, 2017

UBC’s Emerging Media Lab is exploring the educational potential of virtual reality.

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Mixed reality gives neuroanatomy lessons a boost

By UBC Faculty of Medicine and UBC Public Affairs posted on September 5, 2017

This fall — thanks to Microsoft HoloLens and mixed reality technology — UBC students will get to visualize the brain’s 3D structure in a way they never have before.

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TLEF Large Projects call for proposals deadline July 14

By Heather McCabe posted on July 11, 2017

The deadline for the call for proposals for Large Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Projects ($50,000-$250,000) is July 14, 2017.

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UBC student campaign raises awareness about nuclear weapons

By Heather McCabe and Emi Sasagawa posted on June 20, 2017

Five UBC students have launched a campaign to raise awareness about nuclear weapons and the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), a treaty which would ban all nuclear explosions and testing anywhere in the world.

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TLEF Showcase and poster session

By Heather McCabe posted on June 13, 2017

In May, the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology hosted a TLEF Showcase, featuring posters from 39 TLEF projects across UBC.

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