Our Mission

The mission of the Educational Technology Support (ETS) unit is to support the design, development, and deployment of innovative teaching practices in the Faculty of Education.
We provide support and services within three broad areas: curriculum and instructional design, professional development for faculty and staff, and learning technologies.

What’s it like to work at ETS?

Natasha Boskic – Director, Learning Design

natasha.boskic@ubc.ca | 604.822.1831

Natasha Boskic manages the Educational Technology Support team. Her main areas of engagement are technology-enhanced learning, instructional design, and professional development. Her specific areas of focus are online collaboration and communication strategies, student engagement, different delivery models and culturally-responsive instruction. She has managed various projects in the area of eLearning, locally in Canada and internationally, including ePortfolio implementation, accessibility issues, Aboriginal education, mobile technologies, and others.

Ian Linkletter – Learning Technology Specialist

ian.linkletter@ubc.ca | 604.822.1829

Ian Linkletter supports learning technologies in the Faculty of Education, including research, analysis, and implementation of new initiatives. He works closely with faculty to evaluate and select technology to help achieve learning objectives. Ian helps design, develop, and support online courses.

Stoo Sepp – Instructional Designer

stoo.sepp@ubc.ca | 604.827.0489

Stoo works with instructors to develop online and blended courses, focusing on building robust learning communities, authentic assessments and meaningful learning experiences. His research interests include the cognitive function of gestures in the use of ICT, instructor perceptions of online teaching and learning practice, and the effective use of formative and predictive learning analytics.