Special Call

TLEF 2023-24 Funding Round

Universal Design for Learning Fellows Program

As part of the 2023 Small TLEF funding round, the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic has earmarked funding to support the development and delivery of a new Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Fellows Program to be launched in the spring of 2023. The Program will support faculty and staff to develop expertise in UDL through cohort-based professional development to help participants to redesign their courses to be more inclusive and accessible. Associate Deans Academic will nominate project teams in January 2023.

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Large TLEF Transformation Projects Special Call: Hybrid and Multi-Access Course Redesign

The 2023-24 Large TLEF Transformation Projects Funding round will be a special call to UBC Vancouver academic units interested in experimenting with hybrid and multi-access course redesign projects. Approximately $1 million will be made available to support teams whose goal is to redesign multiple courses within a program to maximize flexibility and accessibility for students by combining both in-person and online elements within and/or across course activities.

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Previous TLEF Special Calls – Closed

Interdisciplinary Team-Teaching Grant (ITTG) – 2020 Small TLEF – Closed

As part of the 2020 Small TLEF funding round, UBCV invited applications for Interdisciplinary Team-Teaching Grants.  In alignment with UBC’s Strategic Plan (Strategy 14: Interdisciplinary Education), faculty members and/or departments interested in development of enhanced interdisciplinary content delivery for existing courses were able to apply for funding and central support resources through this special call.

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Undergraduate Program Evaluation and Renewal (UPER) – 2019 Large TLEF – Closed

As part of the 2019 Large TLEF funding round, UBCV offered a Special Call for Undergraduate Program Evaluation and Renewal projects that align with UBC’s Strategic Plan (Strategy 12: Program Redesign).   UPER funding supports departments in reframing undergraduate academic program design in terms of learning outcomes and competencies.

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