Resources

The Centre for Teaching and Learning develops resources in collaboration with various units across the university to meet the various teaching and learning needs of the UBC community. There are resources that can help guide you through the issues related to teaching and learning.


Canvas Support

CTL’s Canvas site holds troubleshooting resources for instructors and students.

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CLAS

Collaborative Learning Annotation System is a platform for recording, sharing, and annotating instructors’ and students’ videos.

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Clickers

iClickers are an essential tool in the classroom for everyone to be able participate in. Instructors are able to survey and test all students in a quick and reliable way.

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Collaborate Ultra

Collaborate Ultra is a video conferencing tool that lets you add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact.

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CTL Newsletter

We send out a monthly email newsletter containing the latest news and helpful resources, highlighting new developments in technologies and methodologies.

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Group Work

Evidence-based teaching guides covering diverse topics such as group structures, characteristics, accountability and delegating tasks.

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iPeer

iPeer is a peer review application where instructors can customize and receive students’ evaluations of one another.

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Kaltura

A video platform for instructors and students to share, upload, publish, and embed video content directly in Canvas.

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Learning Outcomes

A helpful document for instructors outlining how to create Learning Outcomes for their classes.

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Teaching Ideas and Tips

Information for teaching and learning such as syllabus creation, lesson plan framework, and rubrics.

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Mediasite

A video platform for instructors to record presentations through applications such as PowerPoint and webcam.

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Online Quizzes

A list of helpful tips for making online quizzes, midterms, and tests.

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Open UBC

Open UBC is a curated collection of resources for faculty and students to learn about the why, what and how of open education practices and what they mean to teaching and learning at UBC.

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Optical Mark Reader

Optical Mark Reader, or more commonly known as Scantron, is used to scan surveys, quizzes, or tests. Find guides to making multiple-choice exams on bubble sheets.

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Qualtrics Survey Tool

Qualtrics is an cloud-based platform for creating and distributing web-based surveys.

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Technology Enhanced Classrooms

Our campus has a variety of classroom, laboratory and lecture hall technologies, including LCD projectors, podium computers, DVD players and document cameras.

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Turnitin

Turnitin is online software which checks student papers for originality and possible plagiarism. Find guides and help for Turnitin here.

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Video Basics

Instructors and students have access to video tools to provide clear video messages, and to create different learning approaches. CTL can help you determine whether video is suitable for your learning outcomes, what kind of video can best help your students achieve them, and how to make the video more effective.

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Instructor Resources for Students

Various resources for students you can include in your class presentations.

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