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UBC students saving up to $1.4 million with open textbooks

By Heather McCabe posted on December 5, 2016

The number of UBC students using open textbooks has doubled since last year, according to a report published by the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology.

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No ordinary quest: Students game for deeper learning

By Wendy Chan posted on November 17, 2016

Maja Krzic created a mobile app that give students real-world, hands-on experience with soil science.

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The heart of the matter: Connected, directed teaching that touches lives

By Wendy Chan posted on November 17, 2016

Jump Start offers faculty members a place to stretch their pedagogies and guide the next generation of students.

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The professor is in: Creating new space for academic inquiry

By Wendy Chan posted on November 17, 2016

First-year students get the opportunity to engage in informal conversation with faculty members through the Professor in Residence initiative.

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Open textbooks save Math students up to $1 million this year

By Heather McCabe and Emi Sasagawa posted on November 3, 2016

Open textbooks in Math save students money and provide a more customized learning experience.

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Virtual field trips inspire immersive learning

By Wendy Chan posted on October 17, 2016

UBC Geography is giving students a flexible, multisensory and interactive learning experience through augmented reality field trips.

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Community grant lights the way: UBC student creates a sensory-rich therapeutic space

By Wendy Chan posted on October 17, 2016

UBC student Natasha Ingeniero helped create a multi-sensory playground for children with autism, anxiety disorders, and developmental and physical disabilities.

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Beyond borders: How a co-op can show you the world

By Wendy Chan posted on September 16, 2016

An international experiential learning opportunity helped co-op student Ryan Hirakida broaden his perspective.

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Boosting language learning through ultrasound

By Wendy Chan posted on September 16, 2016

eNunciate is a powerful tool that is boosting language learning and preserving dying languages.

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Dr. Claudia Krebs: Academic YouTube star sparks worldwide learning

By Wendy Chan posted on September 16, 2016

Dr. Claudia Krebs is collaborating with colleagues around the world to transform medical anatomy education for students everywhere through open access learning.

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