News + Events

TLEF awards $2.25 million to enhance student learning

By Heather McCabe posted on February 15th, 2018

The Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) has awarded $2.25 million in funding to 63 projects to enhance teaching and learning at UBC for the 2018-19 academic year.

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Open UBC snapshot: Use of open resources continues to increase

By Will Engle posted on January 9th, 2018

The adoption and use of open resources at UBC continues to increase, with student savings in academic year 2017 estimated at $1.4 to $2.2 million.

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TLEF snapshot: Helping to teach academic integrity

By Heather McCabe posted on January 9th, 2018

Laurie McNeill talks about how her Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) project is helping to teach students about ethical research and academic integrity.

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TLEF snapshot: UBC Himalaya Program integrates language learning and community engaged learning

By Heather McCabe posted on January 8th, 2018

Sara Shneiderman talks about how her Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) project will help develop the UBC Himalaya Program.

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TLEF snapshot: First-year Arts students learn with legal nonprofit

By Heather McCabe posted on December 21st, 2017

Heather Latimer discusses how her Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) project is integrating community-based experiential learning into a first-year Arts program.

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Open UBC snapshot: Use of open resources continues to increase

Posted on February 6th, 2018

This report from the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology at UBC looks at the use of open textbooks and other resources at UBC Vancouver over the past seven years.

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The truth (about OER) is out there

Posted on February 6th, 2018

Inside Higher Ed looks at the challenges that faculty face with finding open educational resources and the solutions that are emerging.

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Open education resources (OER) applications from around the world

Posted on February 6th, 2018

This report gives a detailed description of OER adoption at 13 colleges and universities around the world, including UBC Vancouver.

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VR and AR: Learners as creators and world builders of our immersive future

Posted on February 6th, 2018

This Educause Review article looks at student involvement and students as creators in AR and VR.

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7 things you should know about photogrammetry

Posted on February 6th, 2018

Photogrammetry is “the process of using photographs of real-world objects to create digital 3D representations of those objects.”

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Open Dialogues: How to engage and support students in open pedagogies

By Wendy Chan posted on January 30th, 2018

For David Gaertner, it is important that his students have the opportunity to create work with a broader impact that can live beyond the classroom walls.

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Open Dialogues: How to use open tools and resources for problem sets

By Emi Sasagawa posted on November 30th, 2017

Agnes d’Entremont and Jonathan Verrett use WeBWorK, an open source, online homework delivery system that allows instructors to create problems that are individualized for each student.

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Open Dialogues: How to make open content accessible

By Emi Sasagawa posted on July 28th, 2017

The open education movement has helped people access content that they would otherwise not be able to view or interact with.

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Open Dialogues: How to do open courses

By Emi Sasagawa posted on May 31st, 2017

Gregor Kiczales, professor of computer science and Senior Advisor for Digital Learning Strategy, has been doing open since before it was called open.

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Open Dialogues: How to use social pedagogies and the web as an educator

By Emi Sasagawa posted on April 4th, 2017

Professor Christina Hendricks has incorporated the use of social pedagogies in her classes to introduce different perspectives and interpretations to her students.

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Events


Canvas Studio

Date: February 26, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m.

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Making Art with AI Lecture

Date: February 27, 2018

Time: 4:00 p.m.

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DIY Media Support Session

Date: February 28, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics

Date: February 28, 2018

Time: 12:15 p.m.

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Immersive Learning Orientation

Date: February 28, 2018

Time: 3:00 p.m.

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Scripts and Storyboards

Date: March 1, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment

Date: March 1, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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