Posted on December 7, 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 […]
Posted on August 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 […]
Posted on February 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 […]
Posted on September 11, 2019 by Wendy Chan
A UBC-created tool offers a new approach to peer feedback by tapping into students’ innate ability to compare.
Posted on September 6, 2019 by Wendy Chan
Students across the university are bringing their unique skills and perspectives to every step of the TLEF process.
Posted on September 4, 2018 by Wendy Chan
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.
Posted on September 3, 2018 by Heather McCabe
A TLEF project helps School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture students build and use 3-D printing, laser cutting and robotic milling.
Posted on June 14, 2018 by Wendy Chan
Weekly quizzes are helping students in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences test their understanding of course material.
Posted on February 15, 2018 by Heather McCabe
The Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) has awarded $2.25 million in funding to 63 projects to enhance teaching and learning at UBC for the 2018-19 academic year.
Posted on January 18, 2018 by Heather McCabe
Heather Latimer discusses how her Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) project is integrating community-based experiential learning into a first-year Arts program.