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Open Dialogues: Designing learning resources with empathy

By Abigail Saxton posted on January 2, 2019

In a tiny sound studio on the third floor in the Chapman Learning Commons, students Selina Boan and Kenny Park are rushing to get the latest edition of their podcast series, in[Tuition], produced. The final exam period is creeping up and their topic of discussion is apt for a UBC student audience: procrastination.
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PURE: Program for Undergraduate Research

By CTLT posted on January 1, 2019

Broadening access to and enhancing undergraduate research experiences is a central priority in UBC’s new strategic plan. As such, the university has committed $1 million in strategic funds over two years to fund the Program for Undergraduate Research Experience (PURE).
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CTLT’s Cindy Underhill wins BCcampus Award for Excellence in OpenED

By abigail saxton posted on December 5, 2018

Underhill, a learning design strategist, has championed students' voices through her innovative, collaborative and creative approach to learning design leading to projects like the Digital Tattoo and the Learning Commons.
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Apps for students, by students, at the Canvas API Hackathon

By Heidi Wudrick posted on November 27, 2018

UBC held its first Canvas API Hackathon on Oct. 27 and 28, with more than 100 students signing up to spend their weekend creating apps and dashboards for Canvas, UBC’s new online learning platform.
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First-Year Educators’ Symposium

By Terri Kennedy posted on November 21, 2018

For faculty and staff who are passionate about and interested in teaching and student engagement in relation to the first-year experience (FYE) at UBC.
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