What we’re reading: Jackie Stewart

Each edition, we ask one CTLT staffer to share their reading list and inspiring stories. This edition, we are pleased to present a look at the bookshelf of Jackie Stewart, deputy academic director. Is there a specific book that inspired you to transform your teaching practice? This summer I spent a lot of time thinking […]

Open Education

Open Education

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.

Peer Assessment

Peer Assessment

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.

UBC tool innovates peer feedback process

UBC tool innovates peer feedback process

A UBC-created tool offers a new approach to peer feedback by tapping into students’ innate ability to compare.

Call for Applications for Open Educational Resources (OER) Grants

Call for Applications for Open Educational Resources (OER) Grants

Over the next four years, UBC is investing $250,000 in annual funding to support open educational resources (OER). Learn about the OER Fund.

2020 call for proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Innovation projects

2020 call for proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Innovation projects

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic invites faculty, staff and students to submit proposals for small TLEF innovation projects.

Students shape learning through TLEF partnerships

Students shape learning through TLEF partnerships

Across the university, hundreds of innovative educational projects are underway, all working to enhance learning at UBC—and students are contributing to every part of the process. Learn more about the different projects funded.

Students as Partners

Students as Partners

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.

Online and Blended Learning: A Catalyst in Higher Education Reforms

Online and Blended Learning: A Catalyst in Higher Education Reforms

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.