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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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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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