Open UBC Snapshot: Open as a TLEF Priority Focus

Open UBC Snapshot: Open as a TLEF Priority Focus

UBC-Vancouver’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) was created in 1991 to enrich student learning by supporting innovative and effective educational enhancements. Starting in the 2017/2018 cycle, a priority focus on the development or integration of open educational resources (OER) was added to the criteria for new proposals.

Fostering Student-Created Knowledge

Fostering Student-Created Knowledge

Janette Bulkan, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Forestry, is initiating student-led projects on the UBC Wiki, an open-source platform, to facilitate students as producers of knowledge.

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2018 Open Scholarship In Practice – May 2, 2018

Open scholarship, which encompasses open science, open access, open data, open education, and all other forms of openness in the scholarly and research environment, is transforming how knowledge is created and shared. Join us for a full day of hands-on workshops.

David Gaertner

Engaging and Supporting Students in Open Pedagogy

For David Gaertner, it is important that his students have the opportunity to create work with a broader impact, that can live beyond the classroom walls.
Use of Open Resources Continues to Increase

Use of Open Resources Continues to Increase

Since 2011, more than 47,000 UBC students have enrolled in courses that used open resources instead of traditional textbooks. At least $4.7 to $6.7 million dollars have been saved by UBC students in these courses and these figures are increasing.