News & Updates

New Resources for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Designing, Teaching, & Learning

August 4, 2022

ETS is pleased to announce the release of our new set of resources for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in Designing, Teaching, & Learning.

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Call for Letters of Intent for Large TLEF Transformation Project Proposals

July 8, 2022

CTLT released its call to Faculty members at UBC Vancouver for Letters of Intent (LOI) for Large Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Transformation projects. The 2023/24 Large TLEF funding round is a special call to academic units interested in hybrid and multi-access course redesign projects.

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Padlet Officially Approved to be Used in the Faculty of Education after Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)

April 20, 2022

All tools and technologies that are not officially supported by UBC, need to go through a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) process, before being implemented for teaching and learning and used by students. Educational Technology Support (ETS) recently completed a PIA for Padlet, a tool hosted on Google Cloud.

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Asynchronous Teaching Templates

January 5, 2022

Educational Technology Support (ETS) prepares a suite of asynchronous activity templates that can be deployed in case of instructor illness. The templates are easily modified to align with different course content, and may be used by anyone seeking some new ideas for use in Canvas. Available activity templates include:

  • Padlet Discussion
  • Class Reflection Discussion
  • Colour, Symbol, Image
  • Enlarging Perspectives
  • Question Quote Comment (QQC) Reading Response
  • Create an Infographic

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