Strategy 11 – Education Renewal

Large TLEF special call for Generative AI collaborative cluster grants

Large TLEF special call for Generative AI collaborative cluster grants

Faculty and staff at UBC Vancouver are invited to submit letters of intent (LOI) for Large Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Transformation projects by 3pm on July 25, 2024. The 2025/2026 Large TLEF Transformation Projects funding round is a special call to support UBC Vancouver project teams interested in experimenting as part of collaborative […]

Announcing the 2024/25 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund projects

Announcing the 2024/25 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund projects

The 2024/25 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) funding round is complete. A total of $2.2-million in TLEF funding will support 62 new and returning TLEF projects (16 Large TLEF Transformation projects and 46 Small TLEF Innovation projects proposed by faculty, staff, and students across the UBC Vancouver campus. For a complete picture of the 2023/24 TLEF funding […]

Empowering language learners: Technology’s role in celebrating Arabic dialects

Empowering language learners: Technology’s role in celebrating Arabic dialects

Arabic is used by over 400 million people, making it one of the five most spoken languages in the world. However, the way it is used on a daily basis is different from most other ones. Arabic is a diglossic language, which means that two variations of the language constantly co-exist. Modern Standard Arabic is […]

2023 call for proposals to the ALT-2040 Fund Program

2023 call for proposals to the ALT-2040 Fund Program

The 2023 call for proposals to the Aspire-2040 Learning Transformations (ALT-2040) Fund is now open. The 2023 ALT-2040 Fund supports course and program innovation, student experience enhancement and educational resource development at UBC Okanagan. Selection of funded projects is guided by the transformative learning strategies of Shaping UBC’s Next Century and UBC Okanagan teaching and […]

Students as Partners fund applications open until Feb. 24, 2023

Students as Partners fund applications open until Feb. 24, 2023

Faculty and students are invited to submit applications for Students as Partners in Course Design grants, encouraging faculty-student partnerships at UBC Vancouver to redesign undergraduate courses. Apply by February 24, 2023. Read more on the Student as Partners website.

Co-creating a future beyond the classroom

Co-creating a future beyond the classroom

While wandering around a city, have you ever wondered how public benches are positioned perfectly to enjoy a majestic view, or who cleverly placed a picnic table within helpful reach of a power source? While much of urban planning can remain conceptual in the classroom, Dr. Su-Jan Yeo, Sessional Lecturer in the School of Community […]

Making the case for open-access law texts

Making the case for open-access law texts

In 2020, months into teaching tort law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, Assistant Professor Dr. Samuel Beswick was struck by inspiration. With new judgments being decided every day and freely accessible online, he wanted to break away from the commercially published casebook model and bring the law to his students in an […]

A ‘quiet rumbling’ that led to a visible focus on student humanity

A ‘quiet rumbling’ that led to a visible focus on student humanity

The last couple of years have been challenging for many faculty and staff, not least Katie Lee Bunting, Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, within UBC’s Faculty of Medicine. Having joined UBC in 2014, after working as an occupational therapist for many years, Lee Bunting now teaches in […]

UBC enhances training for medical students in the Fraser Valley

UBC enhances training for medical students in the Fraser Valley

In September 2022, the UBC Faculty of Medicine introduced a new opportunity for medical students to further dedicate their learning and clinical training in the Fraser Valley. Known as the Fraser Medical Cohort (FMC) — which is part of the larger Vancouver Fraser Medical Program (VFMP) that continues to train in the Fraser — students […]

Call for proposals for teaching-related funding opportunities at UBC Vancouver

Call for proposals for teaching-related funding opportunities at UBC Vancouver

We are pleased to invite proposals for a number of teaching-related funding opportunities this fall, in support of advancing UBC’s academic mission. Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Innovation projects Small TLEF Innovation projects support grassroots experimentation with pedagogical approaches to enhance learning. UBC Vancouver faculty, staff and students can apply for grants up […]