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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 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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TLEF snapshot: Improving access for students in Health and Human Service programs

By Heather McCabe posted on November 15th, 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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The new education: How to revolutionize the university to prepare students for a world in flux (video)

Posted on December 20th, 2017

Cathy N. Davidson discusses current university structures and how universities can innovate and create a more student-centered approach.

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Supporting Indigenous students on campus: Finding the best approach

Posted on December 20th, 2017

This article looks at what Canadian universities are doing to recruit Indigenous youth, as well as bring in more Indigenous content and programs into their offerings.

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Podcasting goes to school

Posted on December 20th, 2017

This article looks at an eclectic sampling of academic podcasts that have garnered a wide audience.

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‘Inclusive access’ takes off

Posted on December 20th, 2017

This article looks at the growth of and reaction to inclusive-access programs, where entire classes of students lease digital course materials from publishers at a discounted rate.

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Who controls AI in higher ed, and why it matters

Posted on December 20th, 2017

EdSurge invited a panel of experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges of using artificial intelligence in education.

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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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Open Dialogues: How to engage with a new generation of learners

By Emi Sasagawa posted on November 17th, 2016

Jon Festinger explains how he has been using open education tools to engage students in a course about video game law.

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Follow the money

By Gregor Kiczales posted on September 20th, 2016

Today edX launched its Micromasters program. The launch includes 19 courses from 14 schools including MIT, Michigan and Columbia.

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Events


Design and Facilitation of Small Group Activities

Date: January 18, 2018

Time: 9:30 a.m.

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TAing in a Culturally Diverse Classroom

Date: January 18, 2018

Time: 12:30 p.m.

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WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In)

Date: January 18, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m.

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Developing Your Skills as a Peer Reviewer of Teaching

Date: January 22, 2018

Time: 12:30 p.m.

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Canvas Studio

Date: January 22, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m.

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Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Introduction to Canvas Basics

Date: January 24, 2018

Time: 12:15 p.m.

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WordPress and Wiki Clinic (Drop-In)

Date: January 25, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m.

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Arts in Health Research Community of Practice

Date: January 26, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m.

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Canvas Studio

Date: January 29, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m.

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