Upcoming student system change

Upcoming student system change

Starting May 21, UBC will transition from the Student Service Centre (SSC) to a new platform called Workday. If you’re in 2024 Summer Session classes, you will continue to use the SSC to register for summer courses and pay your tuition. Learn more.

Intersecting biases of language and race

Intersecting biases of language and race

In the April edition of Edubytes, our guest editors are Meghan Corella and Ryuko Kubota from the UBC Faculty of Education. They introduce animation videos based on a published article for the purpose of raising viewers’ awareness of intersectional injustices involving race and language.

Creating experiential learning resources in Finance through TLEF emulation

Creating experiential learning resources in Finance through TLEF emulation

UBC Sauder School of Business instructors share how the TLEF helped them build upon each other’s project to create experiential learning resources for their students.

From Open Education to Epistemic and Social Justice

From Open Education to Epistemic and Social Justice

In the March edition of Edubytes, our guest editor is Associate Professor of Teaching from the UBC Faculty of Education Dr. Surita Jhangiani. She takes a critical approach on open pedagogy and shares new and existing resources engaged in this process.

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Collaborative learning

In the January edition of Edubytes, our guest editors are Arts Instructional Support & Information Technology (ISIT) Collaborative Learning TLEF project team members (Michael Jerowsky, Jason Myers, Angela Lam, Ricardo Serrano, Meena Kahlon and Sami Haque) with faculty contributions from Dr. Siobhán Wittig McPhee, Dr. Brianne Orr-Álvarez and Dr. Katherine Lyon.

New program: Applying Anti-Racist Pedagogy in the Classroom (AA-RPC)

New program: Applying Anti-Racist Pedagogy in the Classroom (AA-RPC)

Are you looking for ways to apply anti-racist pedagogies into your teaching? Are you motivated to build relationships with faculty members across departments to create meaningful change in UBC’s learning environments?

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2024 Teaching Assistant (TA) Institute

Join us in-person and online from January 15 – 19, 2024 for a collection of workshops designed to support TAs as their roles change in the new year.

Implementing computational tools for learning

Implementing computational tools for learning

In our November edition of Edubytes, our guest editor Francis Jones, shares the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences’s project to implement open source computational tools and teaching tactics to facilitate hands-on interdisciplinary learning in data-driven scientific exploration.

Call for nominations for OER Excellence and Impact Awards

Call for nominations for OER Excellence and Impact Awards

The OER Excellence and Impact Awards recognize outstanding work done by faculty who materially advance the use and impact of open educational resources in credit courses at UBC. Nominations are due by November 30.

Kabir Bhalla

Kabir works as one of the instructors for the Certificate Program in Advanced Teaching and Learning at CTLT. He is an Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) facilitator, responsible for conducting Graduate ISWs and department-specific TA training sessions at UBC as part of his role on the Graduate Student Facilitator Team. Concurrently, he is pursuing his PhD […]