Features

What we’re reading: Afsaneh Sharif

By Abigail Saxton posted on February 27, 2019

“What we’re reading” is a regular feature in Dialogues, CTLT’s bi-monthly newsletter. In each edition, one staffer at CTLT will share what they’re currently reading and offer some poignant suggestions for your reading list. Afsaneh Sharif, CTLT senior project manager and faculty liaison, shares her reading list from the March 2019 edition: What is the […]
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Recap: 2019 TA Institute

By Anna Alger posted on February 26, 2019

The 2019 Teaching Assistant Institute brought TAs, undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of Faculties and departments together in order to gain knowledge and exchange learning about TAship.
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What we’re reading: Christina Hendricks

By Abigail Saxton posted on January 10, 2019

“What we’re reading” is a regular feature in Dialogues, CTLT’s bi-monthly newsletter. In each edition, one staffer at CTLT will share what they’re currently reading and offer some poignant suggestions for your reading list. Christina Hendricks, CTLT Academic Director and philosophy professor, shares her reading list from the January 2019 edition:   What books are […]
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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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