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TLEF awards $2.25 million to enhance student learning

By Heather McCabe posted on February 15, 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 9, 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 9, 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 8, 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 21, 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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TLEF snapshot: Improving access for students in Health and Human Service programs

By Heather McCabe posted on November 15, 2017

Tal Jarus discusses how her Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) project will help improve access in Health and Human Service programs for students with disabilities.

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Open Scholarship in Practice seminar explores inclusive intersections between research and pedagogy

By Zachary Foote and Leonora Crema posted on November 8, 2017

UBC faculty and students gathered at the Open Scholarship in Practice seminar to learn more about nascent technologies and innovative teaching approaches that encourage open scholarship.

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New course tackles ‘Wicked Problems’ with strategic design methodology

By Julia Burnham posted on November 1, 2017

Starting in January 2018, undergraduate students will have the chance to participate in the pilot of an experiential learning course focused on ‘wicked problems’.

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What are you working on?

By UBC Communications & Marketing posted on October 2, 2017

Joanne Fox is the Principal of UBC Vantage College, a program dedicated to fostering the potential of first year international students and preparing them for the rest of their UBC degree.

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Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) call for proposals open

By Heather McCabe posted on September 11, 2017

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic is inviting proposals from faculty, staff and students for Small TLEF Project Grants (under $50,000).

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