By Remy Corbet on May 24, 2023
In this story, instructors, Indigenous students and partners from the UPROOT project share their journey to decolonizing the Pharmacy curriculum, and how using a Two-Eyed Seeing approach to relationship building helped them change the way Pharmacy is taught at UBC.
By Remy Corbet on November 9, 2022
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.
By Remy Corbet on October 19, 2022
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.
By Remy Corbet on June 3, 2022
In 2018, UBC’s School of Creative Writing received a three-year Large Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund grant to implement a hybrid learning format to its courses. Two instructors who took part in the project explain how this grant helped redefine the learning experience for students and positively impacted instructor cohesion in the department.
By Remy Corbet on December 7, 2020
2020 marks 20 years since the UBC Arts Co-op Program was started by Julie Walchli, Executive Director, Work Integrated Education and Career Initiatives, with Drs. Tony Dawson and Kieran Kealy as initial applicants for a pilot Co-op Program for English majors between 1997-99. She reflects on the many people involved behind the scenes to pioneer […]
By Samantha Peng on August 25, 2020
Many students pick up a part-time job expecting to make some income and add a line to their CV, but by becoming involved with on-campus projects they diversify their contributions to the UBC community — as students, developers, researchers and influencers in student learning. The Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) at UBC provides funding […]
By Valeria De La Vega on February 19, 2020
How do you create a valuable learning tool for university students? One that not only makes excellent content available but is designed from the ground up to engage with its audience? Russ Algar, a faculty member from the Department of Chemistry, and Steven Barnes, a faculty member at the Department of Psychology, had to answer […]