Learning Technology Hub launches new website and new location

By Wendy Chan posted on October 30, 2015

The Learning Technology (LT) Hub, a central learning technology service at UBC, has launched a new website for faculty and staff to explore learning technology tools available at the university.

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Physics course adopts open textbook and saves students $90,000

By Heather McCabe posted on October 1, 2015

Instructors for Physics 100 have adopted an open textbook and integrated it with edX Edge, saving students time and money and giving themselves more control over the course.

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TLEF call for small projects is open

By Wendy Chan posted on September 23, 2015

The Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) has announced a call for proposals for 2016 small project grants.

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Students dig deep into soil science with mobile game

By Corey Allen posted on August 11, 2015

Armed with iPhones, dozens of first and second-year students walk into the forest at the University of British Columbia. The students are on a scientific quest to better understand the ground beneath them; learning about soil by playing a mobile game.

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Applying principles of learning to teaching—with or without technology

By Michael Wong posted on July 31, 2015

Dr. Marsha Lovett kicked off the 2015 Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Conference by talking about how deliberate instruction can enhance teaching and learning, and how it can have a positive effect on the student learning experience.

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Five high impact teaching practices

By Michael Wong posted on July 30, 2015

At STLHE 2015, Dr. L. Dee Fink discussed five high impact teaching practices that have the most potential to transform teaching and learning in higher education.

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The TLEF large projects call for proposals is open

By Heather McCabe posted on June 10, 2015

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

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Next instalment of Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment (T-BLE) begins in June

By Michael Wong posted on May 27, 2015

T-BLE is a short, immersive course aimed at instructors who are considering moving to a blended learning environment.

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SoTL Research Fund accepting proposals

By Michael Wong posted on May 21, 2015

The Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISoTL) is accepting proposals for the SoTL Research Fund.

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Inquiry-based experiential learning theme of CTLT Spring Institute

By Michael Wong posted on May 21, 2015

Join us May 26-27, 2015, at the annual CTLT Spring Institute. The theme for this year’s institute is inquiry-based experiential learning, with sessions focusing on flexible learning, community-based experiential learning, and open education.

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