An UPROOT approach to decolonizing pharmacy education

Posted on May 24, 2023 by Remy Corbet

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.
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Redefining the undergraduate learning experience in Creative Writing

Posted on Jun 03, 2022 by Remy Corbet

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.
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Building a community in business analytics

Posted on Apr 26, 2021 by Sheridan Powell

Sauder School of Business Professor Harish Krishnan aims to build a collaborative business analytics community, while developing sought-after skills, through his open, interactive platform.
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How a pilot program for English students led to 20 years of co-op opportunities

Posted on Dec 07, 2020 by Remy Corbet

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 […]
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The student becomes the educator through TLEF-funded projects

Posted on Aug 25, 2020 by Samantha Peng

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 […]
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Creating learning tools for students with students

Posted on Feb 19, 2020 by Valeria De La Vega

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 […]
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