Edubytes

The student experience

The student experience

This month, our guest editors, Dr. Benjamin Cheung and Hiro Ito, will be exploring the topic of the student experience, with a focus on student wellbeing and learning.

Planning for online courses and managing health and wellbeing

Planning for online courses and managing health and wellbeing

As courses continue to be taught remotely, this month’s edition offers curated articles on effectively planning online courses and supporting the wellbeing and mental health of students and yourselves while teaching online.

Effective Online Teaching Practices

Effective Online Teaching Practices

This month includes articles and resources that provide a range of perspectives for educators who are adjusting to teaching online due to the impact of COVID-19.

First-Year Experience

First-Year Experience

In the February edition of Edubytes Dr. Kari Anna Marken, Dr. Michael James Griffin and Dr. Fok-Shuen Leung explore the topic of the first-year experience. Learn about this and more.

Technology Distractions in the Classroom

Technology Distractions in the Classroom

This month, our guest editor, Andrew Owen (PhD), senior instructor and undergraduate director at the Department of Political Science, will be exploring the topic of technology distractions in the classroom.

Blended Learning

Blended Learning

This month, our guest editors, Lucas Wright, senior educational consultant, and Manuel Dias, educational consultant, from the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) have curated the first part of this edition, where they will be exploring the topic of blended learning.

Peer Review of Teaching

Peer Review of Teaching

This month, our guest editor, Isabeau Iqbal, will be exploring the topic of peer review of teaching. Isabeau is a Senior Educational Consultant, Educational Leadership, at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT). She leads UBC’s formative peer review of teaching program for faculty members and is involved in various summative peer review of teaching initiatives.

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.

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.