Edubytes

Celebrate Learning Week 2022

Celebrate Learning Week 2022

In the Celebrate Learning Week edition of Edubytes, we have highlighted a few of the many informative sessions that took place. This year’s CLW included a mix of virtual and in-person sessions, primarily focused on the themes of Inclusivity and Accessibility.

Student Learning Technology Rovers

Student Learning Technology Rovers

In the April edition of Edubytes, we are profiling student rovers supporting faculty and staff with learning technologies at UBC Vancouver.

Ungrading: a radical old idea, picking up steam

Ungrading: a radical old idea, picking up steam

In the March edition of Edubytes, we look at the concept of “Ungrading”, examine why it has a growing community of advocates and share a robust collection of resources about the topic with our guest editors Dr. Firas Moosvi, Dr. Celeste Leander, and Dr. Jaclyn Stewart.

Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity

In February’s Edubytes, guest editors Dr. Ainsley Rouse and Dr. Jaclyn Stewart highlight concepts in Academic Integrity, including new initiatives and resources at UBC.

“Beyond COVID”: the future of teaching and learning

“Beyond COVID”: the future of teaching and learning

In the January edition of Edubytes, our guest editors Dr. Silvia Bartolic, Dr. Jonathan Graves, and Stephen Michaud who are members of UBC’s “Beyond COVID” working group, highlight key change areas for post-pandemic teaching and learning.

Edubytes — Looking back at 2021

Edubytes — Looking back at 2021

In the December edition of Edubytes, the editorial team looks back on the resources, articles and stories that stood out across the year in teaching and learning. The team consists of Sunah Cho, Manuel Dias, Will Engle, Marie Krbavac, Stephen Michaud, Jeff Miller, and Jason Myers.

Curriculum renewal

Curriculum renewal

In the November edition of Edubytes, we’re pleased to share insights from within our own team at the CTLT. Our guest editor is PJ Rayner, Curriculum Consultant at the CTLT, in collaboration with the Curriculum and Course Services team (Andrea Han, Roselynn Verwood, Carrie Hunter, Nausheen Shafiq).

Open educational resources in STEM

Open educational resources in STEM

In the October edition of Edubytes newsletter, Dr. Agnes d’Entremont, associate professor of teaching in UBC’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, shares some of the unique challenges and opportunities for open educational resources (OERs) in STEM fields.

Digital and micro-credentials

Digital and micro-credentials

In the September edition of Edubytes newsletter, Michelle Lamberson and Larry Bouthillier explore the emerging field of digital credentials, with a look at the broader higher education landscape as well as activity at UBC.

Orange Shirt Day, 2021

Orange Shirt Day, 2021

As we approach Orange Shirt Day on September 30, now also the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we dedicate this special edition of Edubytes newsletter to commemorating the legacy of Residential Schools in Canada.