UBC alumna Ernielly Leo uses an augmented reality app to tour Vancouver's historic Chinatown neighbourhood. Developed by UBC professor Siobh‡n McPhee and students, the app is a historical walking tour that uses geolocation and audio files to enhance a user's experience. (Photo by Abigail Saxton)

Open Dialogues: Using augmented reality to enhance learning

By Abigail Saxton posted on July 18, 2018

In a media-rich world, UBC geography professor Siobhan McPhee is using technology for her students’ advantage.
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Checkpoints help PharmD students self-assess learning

By Wendy Chan posted on June 14, 2018

Weekly quizzes are helping students in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences test their understanding of course material.
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CIRTL Summer Institute

By Terri Kennedy posted on June 12, 2018

Join us for a five-day teaching intensive that combines an emphasis on learning evidence and theory-based approaches to teaching and learning with the opportunity to apply those theories in practice.
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Announcement: The Appointment of Dr. Simon Bates, Associate-Provost, Teaching and Learning

By Terri Kennedy posted on May 28, 2018

On May 28, 2018, Professor Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President Academic announced the appointment of Dr. Simon Bates to the role of Associate-Provost, Teaching and Learning.
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Online peer assessment workshop teaches students critical evaluation and feedback skills

By Julia Burnham posted on May 24, 2018

When Dr. Peter Graf was an undergraduate student, the only time he was exposed to the work of his peers was when he went to pick up his graded essay in a box outside his professor’s door. Curious, he picked up a stack papers and sat down to read through them. “I really wanted to […]
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