The ETS Blog

We post on exciting developments in educational technology. Managed by the faculty Learning Technology Rover.

App of the Month – Sway

App of the Month – Sway

The app of the month for April 2018 is Sway. Sway is a Microsoft Office 365 app that approaches presentations in a different way, making presentations interactive, dynamic and touch-friendly.Click on the banner to learn more.

One-Button Studio Space Revamp

One-Button Studio Space Revamp

UBC Studios has added a new DIY-Media Space to their One-Button Studio. The One-Button Studio is a designated space within UBC Studios, located in the University Services Building at 2329 West Mall. The One-Button Studio is a service available to UBC faculty and staff to create video presentations, lectures and announcements. As the name suggests, […]
App of the Month – MindMeister

App of the Month – MindMeister

The app of March 2018 is MindMeister. MindMeister is an app that helps you create mind maps, which you can use to facilitate brainstorming, presentations, task management and even collaboration. Click on the banner to learn more.
App of the Month – Canva

App of the Month – Canva

The app of February 2018 is Canva. Canva is an app that allows you to make beautiful infographics using Canva’s easy to use, drag-and-drop interface. Click on the banner to learn more.
App of the Month – Explain Everything

App of the Month – Explain Everything

The app of January 2018 is Explain Everything. Explain Everything is an app that allows you to create visually engaging animations that can accompany you doing a presentation. Click on the banner to learn more.
App of the Month – Photomath

App of the Month – Photomath

The app of December 2017 is Photomath. Photomath is incredibly easy to use and an incredibly powerful math learning tool. Just scan a math problem with your phone’s camera, and the solution appears. Click on the banner to learn more.
App of the Month – Quizlet

App of the Month – Quizlet

The app of November 2017 is Quizlet. Quizlet provides an interactive learning environment for studying flashcards. Incredibly simple to use with fun ways to learn, studying flashcards is nothing but a breeze with this app. Click on the banner to learn more.

Sky Water Earth at the PSA Super Conference

By Eric Lee — Posted on October 24, 2017 Sky Water Earth, a project by the ETS office, was launched to help guide youth with an interest in science to develop career-valued competencies. Those who sign up to be a learner participate in learning playlists that help them build competencies outlined by the National Research […]
Our 1st Media Production Showcase

Our 1st Media Production Showcase

By Eric Lee — Posted on With so many options for media support available to the faculty, we at ETS found a showcase to be an invaluable event for us to hold, as well as an excellent opportunity for the community to learn. In conjunction with AV services and UBC studios, ETS held two Media […]
App of the month – Google Keep

App of the month – Google Keep

The app of October 2017 is Google Keep. Google Keep allows you to easily take notes across devices. These notes can include anything from images to drawings and even checklists. Set reminders for your notes and never forget any of your notes again! Click on the banner to learn more.