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UBC 8th Learning Analytics Hackathon – Untapping Canvas potential

This one-day event gave 100 UBC students a chance to showcase their learning analytics project and data skills, and to optimize the teaching and learning experience on Canvas.

Redesigning the Bachelor of Media Studies experience

Redesigning the Bachelor of Media Studies experience

Dr. Richard Arias-Hernandez and Christine D’Onofrio share how their team transformed the upcoming Bachelor of Media Studies’ curriculum to create a more unified learning experience for students.

Learning a foreign language with a little help from the local community

Learning a foreign language with a little help from the local community

In this story, learn how the Department of Asian Studies leveraged the local community to create a positive and interactive learning environment of Chinese language and culture that brings students, instructors and communities together.

Indigenous Initiatives Design Series: Decolonizing Teaching and Learning in STEM

Indigenous Initiatives Design Series: Decolonizing Teaching and Learning in STEM

As Indigenous perspectives are being more integrated into curricula, STEM has often been thought to be a challenging area to approach for change. In this story, three instructors share how, through their experiences with the Indigenous Initiatives Design Series workshops, they implemented durable change in their courses.

Hybrid learning at UBC’s School of Creative Writing

Hybrid learning at UBC’s School of Creative Writing

Two instructors explain how they worked with a Large TLEF grant to redefine the learning experience for students and positively impacted instructor cohesion in the department.

H5P: supporting knowledge assessment through interactivity

H5P: supporting knowledge assessment through interactivity

Dr. Simon Lolliot and Dr. Kayli Johnson explain what H5P does and how it benefits student learning through formative assessments.

Keep Teaching Series: Finding the human side of virtual teaching and learning

Keep Teaching Series: Finding the human side of virtual teaching and learning

Like many, before 2020 Christine Evans had never taught online. Just two months later, she was championing the possibilities of digital spaces. She shares what she thinks changed for the better.

Keep Teaching Series: Experiential lab-learning stories from a year of online teaching

Keep Teaching Series: Experiential lab-learning stories from a year of online teaching

In this story, three instructors from the Faculty of Science explain how they took the challenge of online teaching and turned it into an opportunity to experiment with learning.

Keep Teaching Series: Sharing community values from a distance

Keep Teaching Series: Sharing community values from a distance

The Haida Gwaii Institute team explains how they relied on their community values to provide experiential and transformative learning opportunities from a distance.