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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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Latest round of TLEF projects announced

By Heather McCabe posted on April 4, 2017

Fifteen large projects and 49 small projects have been selected in the latest round of funding through the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF).

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‘The little MOOC that could’: Online course promotes Indigenous ways of knowing

By Corey Allen posted on March 9, 2017

Over 8,200 people from around the world are currently registered for a UBC massive open online course on Indigenous education.

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BC Children’s Hospital researchers and UBC students create their own e-textbook and new software platform

By BC Children's Hospital Research Institute posted on March 9, 2017

Undergraduate students in a cancer genetics class created their own e-textbook for their course.

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Minister visits UBC to talk about open textbooks

By Emi Sasagawa posted on February 28, 2017

Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson visited a social psychology class at UBC, to talk to students about how they have benefitted from the use of open textbooks.

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Learning analytics hackathon attracts over 80 participants

By Emi Sasagawa posted on February 7, 2017

The two-day event brought together students, researchers, faculty and staff to explore educational data.

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