Learning Technologies

Technology is a powerful enabler of teaching and learning. The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology works collaboratively with faculty members and instructional support units to provide an exceptional learning environment. Learning technologies staff assist in the exploration of emerging technologies, in the development,  implementation, evaluation and integration of  teaching and learning tools into the UBC learning eco-system.

Blackboard Collaborate is a web-based collaboration tool that enables web conferencing, instant messaging and voice authoring.
Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) is a formative web-based writing tool which involves peer review.

CMS

At its simplest, CMS is an acronym for a “content management system”.
Connect is the new enterprise level online Learning Management System (LMS) on the Blackboard Learn 9 platform.
CoursEval is a centrally provisioned, locally administered tool which supports online summative student evaluations of teaching.

CPR

Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) is a Web-based program that allows instructors to incorporate frequent writing assignments.
Clickers are wireless handheld devices that allow students to respond to classroom polls and quizzes.
iPeer is a web application that allows instructors to develop and deliver rubric-based peer evaluations, to review and release student comments... more.

LMS

CTLT has built and currently supports a number of integrations with UBC’s learning management systems, including Copyright, GroupBuilder and Webwork.
Respondus Quiz 4.0 is a tool for creating and managing exams and quizzes that can be printed to paper or published directly to your WebCT Vista online course.
Turnitin is an originality checking tool, that also provisions for online grading of papers and peer review.
UBC Blogs is a CWL-enabled self-provisioned enterprise level weblogging environment designed to provide individual or group web space for instructors and students.
UBC wiki is a CWL-enabled enterprise level wiki designed to provide a collaborative writing and content development environment for instructors and students.
WebWork is an online homework system, which has been integrated with R.
The UBC YouTube presence is managed by CTLT.