Edubytes Newsletter

The Edubytes newsletter focusses on emerging trends and innovations in teaching and learning in higher education. Each edition covers a different topic and provides insights from research to best practices and more. Browse through our publications and archives below.

Open Education

Posted on October 24, 2019

This month, our guest editors from the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT), Christina Hendricks, academic director; Lucas Wright, senior educational consultant; and Will Engle, strategist of open education initiatives, have curated the first part of this edition where they will be exploring open education.
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Peer Assessment

Posted on September 26, 2019

This month, our guest editors from the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT), Bosung Kim, PhD; Isabeau Iqbal, PhD; and Jason Myers have curated the first part of this edition where they will be exploring peer assessment. Bosung is an educational consultant in learning design, Isabeau is a senior educational consultant in educational leadership, and Jason works as a faculty liaison with the Faculty of Arts.
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Students as Partners

Posted on July 25, 2019

This month, our guest editor, Roselynn Verwoord, will be exploring students as partners. Roselynn is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Educational Studies at UBC and a Fellow of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. She works as a Curriculum Consultant at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology and as an instructor in teacher and adult education. She has engaged in several students as partners projects and can often be found writing about the role that power can play in partnerships.
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Online and Blended Learning: A Catalyst in Higher Education Reforms

Posted on June 20, 2019

This month, our guest editors, Chris Crowley and Afsaneh Sharif, will be exploring online learning. Afsaneh is a Faculty Liaison and Senior Project Manager at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) and has twenty years of experience in open, online and technology-enhanced course and program development. She has been listed as one of the top 90 Canadian researchers in online, blended and distance education and has taught an online course called “Designing and Teaching Online Courses” internationally for many years.
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