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Want to hear the latest news from the LT Hub? The posts below share high-level updates on learning technology that impact UBC broadly.

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May 17, 2022 at 6:11 pm

New UBC-developed resource: Intro to online teaching

The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology has released a new self-paced course for online teaching, designed for instructors who are new to the online environment.

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Posted in Other Tool News


November 19, 2021 at 10:30 am

Funding changes for Crowdmark, Gradescope in 2022

With the return to in-person teaching, the collaborative online grading tools Crowdmark and Gradescope will cease to be centrally funded after 2021 Winter Term 2.

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Posted in Crowdmark News, Gradescope News


October 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

UBC renews plagiarism-prevention tool Turnitin

UBC will continue to support Turnitin as its primary plagiarism-prevention tool, following the final recommendations of the Plagiarism Tools Working Group.

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Posted in Turnitin News


August 16, 2021 at 1:58 pm

Changes to iClicker—end of UBC support for Classic and student remotes

UBC is no longer offering central support for iClicker Classic and the associated student remotes (or ‘clickers’). This change does not impact iClicker Cloud.

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Posted in iClicker Cloud News


June 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm

Collaborate Ultra access turned off June 30

As part of UBC's move away from Collaborate Ultra, your access to Collaborate Ultra recordings in Canvas will be turned off on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. This removal is in preparation for UBC's access to Collaborate Ultra and all stored recordings officially ending on July 31, 2021.

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Posted in Canvas News, Collaborate Ultra News