Edubytes

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.

Support for new faculty

Support for new faculty

In the August edition of the Edubytes newsletter, our guest editors Kele Fleming and Emily Renoe highlight some of the ways that the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) supports career development and community building for new faculty.

Learning analytics in the COVID era

Learning analytics in the COVID era

In the July 2021 edition of Edubytes, our guest editors Dr. Halimat Alabi, Dr. Leah Macfadyen and Craig Thompson explore learning analytics and new challenges it must face to continue to meaningfully support teaching, learning and learning design.

Teaching assistants and online learning

Teaching assistants and online learning

In the June edition of Edubytes, Dr. Grace Truong, Jeff Bale, and Dr. Shaya Golparian look at the changes to the role of teaching assistants (TAs) that resulted from the rapid transition to emergency remote teaching and learning.

Celebrate Learning Week 2021

Celebrate Learning Week 2021

In this special edition of Edubytes newsletter, we share highlights from the recent Celebrate Learning Week — an annual showcase of teaching and learning at UBC.

Changes in the learning technology landscape

Changes in the learning technology landscape

In our April edition of Edubytes, we follow on from our March editorial on the year of teaching and learning at UBC, by reflecting on the changes to the learning technology environment following that emergency transition.