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 […]
By Wendy Chan on September 4, 2018
The Faculty of Arts wants each of their students to cross the graduation stage with confidence—confidence in their skills, their future and the potential of their degree. But in a faculty with more than 12,000 students across 25 programs, this is no easy feat.
By Heather McCabe on September 3, 2018
A TLEF project helps School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture students build and use 3-D printing, laser cutting and robotic milling.
By Wendy Chan on June 14, 2018
Weekly quizzes are helping students in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences test their understanding of course material.