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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 Large Projects call for proposals open

By Heather McCabe posted on June 13, 2017

The call for proposals for Large Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Projects above $50,000 is open.

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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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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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