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Learning a foreign language with a little help from the local community

Learning a foreign language with a little help from the local community

In this story, learn how the Department of Asian Studies leveraged the local community to create a positive and interactive learning environment of Chinese language and culture that brings students, instructors and communities together.

Orange Shirt Day 2022

Orange Shirt Day 2022

In the September edition of Edubytes, Samantha Nock, Jess Boon, Shannon Robinson, Julie Gordon, and Karleen Delaurier-Lyle share the history of the residential school system and context for understanding the ongoing impacts.

Call for proposals: Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Innovation projects

Call for proposals: Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Innovation projects

UBC Vancouver faculty, students and staff are invited to submit proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Innovation projects. Apply by 3pm on November 17, 2022. Learn more.

Call for proposals: Open Educational Resources grants

Call for proposals: Open Educational Resources grants

The UBC Vancouver community is invited to submit proposals for Open Educational Resources (OER) grants. Apply by 3pm on November 24, 2022. Learn more.

Climate emergency: evolving teaching and research to advance climate action at UBC

Climate emergency: evolving teaching and research to advance climate action at UBC

In the August edition of Edubytes, we’re looking at Sustainability and Climate Action at UBC through a teaching and learning lens with guest editors Dr. Tara Ivanochko and Oliver Lane.

Dialogues – August 2022

Dialogues – August 2022

Read the latest teaching and learning news, resources and events from the CTLT.

Computational Tools

Computational Tools

In the July edition of Edubytes, we look at computational tools and how they are being used and adopted at UBC. Our guest contributor is Jonathan Graves, assistant professor of teaching and majors program advisor at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics.

Indigenous Initiatives Design Series: Decolonizing Teaching and Learning in STEM

Indigenous Initiatives Design Series: Decolonizing Teaching and Learning in STEM

As Indigenous perspectives are being more integrated into curricula, STEM has often been thought to be a challenging area to approach for change. In this story, three instructors share how, through their experiences with the Indigenous Initiatives Design Series workshops, they implemented durable change in their courses.

Hybrid learning at UBC’s School of Creative Writing

Hybrid learning at UBC’s School of Creative Writing

Two instructors explain how they worked with a Large TLEF grant to redefine the learning experience for students and positively impacted instructor cohesion in the department.

Micro-credentials: an update

Micro-credentials: an update

In the June edition of Edubytes, our guest editors Michelle Lamberson, Director, Flexible Learning Special Projects in the Office of the Provost, UBC Okanagan, & Larry Bouthillier, Executive Director, UBC Extended Learning re-visit the world of micro-credentials.