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Looking for new information from the LT Hub? Posts below capture high-level updates on learning technology that impact UBC broadly.

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February 3, 2021 at 9:55 am

Saying ‘goodbye’ to Collaborate Ultra

Following winter term 2, 2021, UBC will no longer be using the virtual classroom tool Collaborate Ultra. Please make sure any course recordings you have stored in the tool have been downloaded by July 2021.

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Posted in Collaborate Ultra


December 23, 2020 at 2:45 pm

New Rich Content Editor in Canvas

Enabled December 23, 2020, the New Rich Content Editor in Canvas replaces the existing Rich Content Editor and includes toolbar updates, new media options, and an auto-saving feature.

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Posted in Canvas


November 18, 2020 at 10:30 am

New Quizzes in Canvas now fixed

Canvas has resolved issues that were impacting grades with New Quizzes, and New Quizzes can be used again without problems.

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Posted in Canvas


October 30, 2020 at 3:35 pm

Chat filter bug in Collaborate Ultra

The LT Hub has been made aware of a bug in Blackboard's Collaborate Ultra, relating to the Profanity Filter in chat.

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Posted in Collaborate Ultra


September 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

New service to help students in China connect to courses

Students connecting to their UBC online courses from China now have access to the Alibaba Global Accelerator service, which may help improve their access to online learning resources.

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Posted in Other Tools