Learning Technology Support

The Learning Technology team supports and provides resources to meet the needs of the UBC Okanagan community.

VIRTUAL Office Hours

Regularly scheduled DROP-IN sessions. Drop in to our virtual office hours Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and get support for Canvas, Zoom, Kaltura, or any other learning technology questions you may have.

The link to join our virtual office hours can be found here

Learning Technology step-by-step guides.

Tools

Canvas

Canvas

Canvas is UBC’s primary learning platform for delivering online course content.​ In Canvas, you can share materials (text or multimedia), enable student collaboration and discussion, manage assignments and quizzes, and assign grades. Canvas can also be used with many other UBC learning technologies.


Kaltura

Kaltura

Kaltura is a media platform for instructors and students to create, store and share multimedia content directly in Canvas, without using your course disk space limits.


ZoomZoom

Zoom is a ​video/audio web-conferencing and collaboration tool that lets you meet with others in real time.

 

Blogs: (coming soon)

Canvas: UBC’s primary learning platform

CLAS: peer annotations of multimedia

iClicker Cloud: polling in the classroom

iPeer: peer review of the intra-group collaboration process

Kaltura: video capture, storage, and streaming in Canvas

peerScholar: peer review of individual, group or case study assignments

PeerWise: peer review of study questions

Piazza: a discussion board tool

Respondus Lockdown Browser: a custom browser that locks down the testing environment

Respondus Quiz: creating and managing exams or quizzes

Remark (Optical Mark Recognition): scanning and marking multiple choice bubble sheet exams (in person classes)

Wikis: (coming soon)

Zoom: video/audio web-conferencing and collaboration

Learning Technology Hub

The “LT Hub” is a central unit that supports the UBC community in using learning technology—for face-to-face classrooms, hybrid courses, and fully online learning.

The Learning Technology team is committed to following the B.C. government standards of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) in the development and integration of digital tools.