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Vantage College brings innovation to teaching international students

Through innovative instruction, small classes, and a collaborative atmosphere, Vantage College is creating a unique and comprehensive first-year experience for international students. The shift: Integrated, disciplinary language support for English language learners  Come spring 2018, the first cohort of students in the Vantage One program will be graduating UBC. Vantage One is a unique first-year […]

Open Dialogues: How to make education more accessible

Claudia Krebs, a Professor of Teaching in the Faculty of Medicine, shares how academics must view open education as a social responsibility.

Open Dialogues: How to engage the general public

Maja Krzic shares how open education can help raise the profile of soil science to students and the general public.

TLEF projects innovate to enrich student learning

Learn more about three TLEF funded proposals for the 2016-17 year.

Open Dialogues: How to make Teaching more student-centered

Professor Rosie Redfield talks about Open Science and the future of education.

Learning through gaming

Professor includes a mobile scavenger hunt game in course about soil science.

Physics course adopts open textbook and saves students $90,000

Now instead of buying a textbook and signing up for other tools, students just have to register for an edX Edge account to get started on their physics course.