Strategy 11 – Educational Renewal

Now accepting Students as Partners fund applications (UBCV)

Now accepting Students as Partners fund applications (UBCV)

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 1, 2022.  Read more on the Student as Partners website.

Connecting the UBC Teaching and Learning Community Remotely at a Global Scale

Connecting the UBC Teaching and Learning Community Remotely at a Global Scale

One of the biggest challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic was ensuring the continuation of UBC’s teaching and learning whilst maintaining pre-pandemic benchmarks of excellence. UBC IT responded nimbly, providing convenient access to a wide range of tools and services to students, faculties, researchers and staff to enable them to stay connected, and continue to […]

Call for proposals: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed program

Call for proposals: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed program

About the SoTL Seed program  The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed Program pairs graduate research assistants (SoTL Specialists) with instructors and professors who are interested in exploring and understanding the impact of their pedagogical choices. Priority is given to faculty members who teach at the undergraduate level, and who have not had an active Seed project in the last 12 months.  […]

Call for proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Innovation projects

Call for proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Innovation projects

Faculty, students and staff at UBC Vancouver are invited to submit proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Innovation projects. The deadline for proposals is Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. About Small TLEF Innovation projects Small TLEF Innovation grants are intended to support experimentation with pedagogical approaches that have strong potential to enhance learning […]

Call for proposals to the ALT-2040 Fund Program

Call for proposals to the ALT-2040 Fund Program

The Aspire-2040 Learning Transformations (ALT-2040) Fund supports program development, curriculum transformations, student experience enhancement and educational resource development that accelerates the curricular vision expressed in Outlook 2040. Faculty members are invited to submit proposals to three streams: 1. Open Educational Resources (OER) focus stream. Proposals due November 22, 2021, 3:00pm 2. Program and learning experience enhancement stream. Proposals […]

Call for letters of intent for Large TLEF Transformation projects

Call for letters of intent for Large TLEF Transformation projects

Faculty and staff at UBC Vancouver are invited to submit letters of intent for Large Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Transformation projects. The deadline is 3pm on Thursday, July 15, 2021. ABOUT LARGE TLEF TRANSFORMATION PROJECTS Large TLEF Transformation projects are multi-year projects that are intended to advance UBC’s strategic goals relating to transformative learning. Projects […]

Reflecting on a year of remote teaching and learning

Reflecting on a year of remote teaching and learning

One year after the pandemic shuttered many in-person classes and workplaces, we take a look back at how UBC made the rapid pivot to remote instruction. Over this year, the vast majority of courses at UBC were delivered entirely remotely, requiring them to be redesigned, rebuilt and re-taught in wholly different ways. It has been […]

Faculty of Education tackles a teaching conundrum

Faculty of Education tackles a teaching conundrum

How do you prepare new teachers without access a classroom? Delivering course materials in a virtual setting comes with plenty of challenges. For those who teach UBC’s Bachelor of Education (BEd) program, the situation is particularly complex. Not only are education faculty shaping the next generation of teachers, they’re preparing them to work in classroom […]

2021 ALT-2040 Fund call for proposals

2021 ALT-2040 Fund call for proposals

Proposals are invited for the Aspire-2040 Learning Transformations (ALT-2040) Fund. Up to $30,000 may be requested for projects that focus on developing and implementing strategic curricular innovations that have program-level impact at UBC Okanagan. Priority areas for the ALT-2040 Fund include development of modular curricula that address challenges and/or advance new opportunities resulting from the […]

Discover the techniques and practices of outstanding teachers at UBC

Discover the techniques and practices of outstanding teachers at UBC

On June 9, 2020, a number of UBC faculty gathered virtually to celebrate the commitment, innovation and dedication of their colleagues in the second annual Celebration of Teaching Excellence. This event shone a spotlight on how faculty are using a diversity of teaching approaches to support student learning through evidence-based teaching, mentorship and enriched experiences. […]