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Enhancing Learning In and Out of the Classroom: Using Virtual Reality in Higher Education

Date & Time Tuesday May 3rd, 1:30-3:30pm Location UBC Point Grey – Irving Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room (2.22) Description Having students visualize spaces and places outside of the classroom has always been a central part of education. Traditionally, this has been done using stories, images, videos and field trips. However, these are limited either […]

TA Poster Session

TA Poster Session

In this poster session, graduate students who are interested in teaching can explore the training and support available to them at UBC.

TLEF Showcase

This interactive presentation and mix/mingle is an opportunity for information-sharing regarding UBC’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund. Successful project managers will briefly highlight their projects and be available to answer questions. Find out how and why the TLEF is an essential ingredient in UBC’s teaching and learning excellence. Faculty, staff and students are all welcome. […]

Seeing is Believing: Climate Change Futures in Pictures

Seeing is Believing: Climate Change Futures in Pictures

Name:  Seeing is Believing:  Climate Change Futures in Pictures Time & Date:  Wednesday, October 17th, 12:00-1:00pm Location:  Forest Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall, CAWP Classroom 2964/65 Speaker:  Professor Stephen Sheppard, Forest Resources Management Department Description: What does the future with Climate Change look like?  Do the sci-fi movies have it right?  Join us for a […]

Interpretive Forest Walk in Pacific Spirit Park

Interpretive Forest Walk in Pacific Spirit Park

Name:  Interpretive walk in a coastal western hemlock / Douglas fir forest Time & Date:  Tuesday, October 26th, 12:30-1:30pm Location:  Pacific Spirit Park – meet on 16th Avenue & Hampton Place (see Map) Description:  Rain or shine, take your lunch out and enjoy one hour’s walk in the forest on a Tuesday.  Professor Bruce Larson […]

Seeing the World from Sea Level (REGISTRATION)

We encourage everyone to register. Feel free to invite and include your friends, classmates, students, colleague or anybody that might be interested.

Distance Education Showcase Registration

Please fill out the form below by 12:00 PM, Friday, October 23, 2009

Nursing: The Student Experience

Name: Nursing: The Student Experience Time & Date: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Friday, October 30, 2009 Location: School of Nursing, 3rd Floor, UBC Hospital, 2211 Wesbrook Mall Description: The High Fidelity Simulation Laboratory (SIM Lab) is a powerful tool for hands-on learning. The state-of-the-art facility provides students with practice and problem solving experiences through […]

Peer to Peer Learning in Rural African Development

Name: Peer to Peer Learning in Rural African Development Time & Date: 6:00 PM, Thursday, October 29, 2009 Location: Global Lounge, Marine Drive Residence, Tower 1, 2205 Lower Mall Description: This presentation will explore the learning that Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Canada has achieved after nearly a decade of working with local African development organizations […]

Careers in Student Affairs

Name: Careers in Student Affairs Time & Date: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM, Thursday, October 29, 2009 Location: 2205 Lower Mall, Commons Block, Ballroom Description: Ever consider a career where you assist in the growth and development of students at a university or college? Did you know that student affairs professionals do this work in […]