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New curriculum revamps dental education and improves student experience

New curriculum revamps dental education and improves student experience

Through creating more interactive classrooms and mapping students’ progress throughout their degrees, the Faculty of Dentistry is creating new learning experiences for dental students.

UBC student campaign raises awareness about nuclear weapons

UBC student campaign raises awareness about nuclear weapons

Five UBC students have launched the #CTBTcountdown challenge, a campaign to raise awareness about nuclear weapons.

TLEF Large Projects call for proposals open

TLEF Large Projects call for proposals open

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

UBC selects Canvas for new learning technology environment

UBC selects Canvas for new learning technology environment

We are pleased to announce that following extensive consultation and evaluation, UBC has selected the Canvas platform (by Instructure) as the replacement for Blackboard Learn (Connect).

TLEF Showcase and poster session

TLEF Showcase and poster session

In May, the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) hosted a TLEF Showcase during UBC’s Celebrate Learning Week.

Learning Technology Environment Renewal project update

Learning Technology Environment Renewal project update

After a successful Request for Proposal process, we are currently negotiating a contract with the preferred vendor and expect an announcement to be made to the UBC community in the next two to three weeks.

Integrating Indigenous knowledges in teaching: When will we be ready?

Integrating Indigenous knowledges in teaching: When will we be ready?

On May 2 the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology held a panel discussion on integrating Indigenous content and perspectives in the classroom.

Keynote discusses the science behind successful learning

Keynote discusses the science behind successful learning

Quizzes and tests can be a powerful tool for learning, according to Dr. Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger, the keynote speaker for the 9th annual Celebrate Learning Week.

Open Dialogues: How to do open courses

Open Dialogues: How to do open courses

Gregor Kiczales, professor of computer science and Senior Advisor for Digital Learning Strategy, has been doing open since before it was called open.

Announcement of Deputy Academic Director

Announcement of Deputy Academic Director

Dr. Christina Hendricks has been appointed as the new Deputy Academic Director of the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology