Strategy 11 – Education Renewal

Apply for the Aspire-2040 Learning Transformations Fund

If you are a faculty member and have a project aimed at advancing UBC’s academic mission, you are invited to apply for the Aspire-2040 Learning Transformations (ALT-2040) Fund. The ALT-2040 Fund builds on the successes of the predecessor ALT Fund to accelerate curricular transformations envisioned in Outlook 2040. The ALT-2040 Fund includes two categories, below: Category […]

Announcing the 2019-21 Online Learning Advancement Fund recipients

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver is pleased to announce the Online Learning Advancement Fund (OLAF) recipients for 2019-21. Launched earlier this year as part of UBC’s commitment to transformative learning, the OLAF is aimed at supporting the development of cohort-based online learning opportunities – either online or non-credit. In total, […]

UBC tool innovates peer feedback process

UBC tool innovates peer feedback process

ComPAIR, a cross-disciplinary teaching and learning tool, is offering a new approach to peer feedback. Developed at UBC, this open-source online tool offers an innovative extension of traditional peer feedback tools by tapping into students’ innate ability to compare. By presenting pairs of assignments side-by-side, students have a reference point when reflecting on strengths and […]

Reimagining anatomy education for all

Reimagining anatomy education for all

From the vast network of blood vessels responsible for supplying blood to the brain to the tiny tendons of our toes, human anatomy is complex. And for hundreds of UBC students, it’s their job to master it all.   “It’s about so much more than learning the names of tendons and nerves, it’s about understanding […]

2019/20 ALT Fund projects announced

The Provost of UBC Okanagan is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019/20 Aspire Learning and Teaching Fund. The Fund supports curriculum change, innovative teaching practices and learning environment enhancement as envisioned in Aspire. The fund will enable faculty members to make strategic changes within existing, or implement new, undergraduate and graduate academic programs that are more […]

Call for Proposals for the Online Learning Advancement Fund (OLAF)

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, is pleased to announce an open call for proposals for the Online Learning Advancement Fund (OLAF). The OLAF is a new fund that aims to support the development of cohort-based online learning opportunities. Faculty members are invited to submit their Letters of Intent (LOIs) by May 17, 2019. […]

Call for Proposals & 2018/19 ALT Fund recipients announced

A message from Patricia Lasserre, Associate Provost, Enrolment and Academic Programs, UBC Okanagan The 2019-20 Call for Proposals for the Aspire Learning and Teaching (ALT) Fund is now open. The UBC Okanagan ALT Fund supports curriculum change, innovative teaching practices, and learning environment enhancement, with the underlying goal of transforming student learning at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Please note […]