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Latest TLEF projects announced

By Wendy Chan posted on April 13, 2015

The latest round of the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) has concluded, with 60 projects receiving support this year.

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Career and personal education September 2014 update

By Hugh Brock posted on September 8, 2014

Today more people are seeking career and personal education (CPE) opportunities. For many, CPE opens doors for both career advancement and the opportunity to explore an entirely new career.

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Flexible learning: September 2014 update

By David Farrar posted on September 8, 2014

Now that we have settled into the new academic term, I thought it timely to offer an update on Flexible Learning at UBC.

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Improving the learning technology ecosystem

By Simon Bates posted on September 8, 2014

In late 2013, the Provost tasked the leadership of UBC IT and CTLT to find ways for the respective units to work more collaboratively and effectively in their provision of central support for learning technology.

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UBC edX partnership: September 2014 update

By Gregor Kiczales posted on September 8, 2014

While edX is best known as a MOOC platform, it is much more than that – it is a community of universities and a non-profit jointly “committed to research that will allow us to understand how students learn...”

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FL Open House poster session

By Heather McCabe posted on June 19, 2014

The following are some of the posters that were showcased during the Flexible Learning Open House Poster Session in June 2014.

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Project profiles: Video interviews with UBC faculty members

By Heather McCabe posted on June 10, 2014

In these videos, seven faculty members talk about their experiences creating new courses or transforming existing courses and the impact it has had on their teaching and on their students' experience of the courses.

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Flexible Learning Open House, June 9-10

By Heather McCabe posted on June 5, 2014

As part of the CTLT Institute, UBC will be hosting a Flexible Learning Open House on June 9-10.

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UBC course offerings feature students as producers of content

By Heather McCabe posted on November 7, 2013

The first round of projects supported by UBC’s Flexible Learning Initiative are underway, and several undergraduate courses have already been transformed and are being offered this fall.

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Flexible learning showcase spotlights first round of course transformations

By Heather McCabe posted on November 7, 2013

At a recent UBC Celebrate Learning Week event, the Flexible Learning Showcase, UBC faculty members talked about how they are developing courses that were supported through the first round of funding through the Flexible Learning Initiative.

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