News

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

Read the Latest Posts

October 28, 2022 at 10:15 am

Zoom and Microsoft Teams video retention policy announced for October 2023

Starting in October 2023, UBC will begin removing video recordings from Zoom and Microsoft Teams automatically, one year after each video is recorded. This new video retention policy will affect all faculty, staff, and student employees who use UBC accounts to record with these tools.

Read more »

Posted in Microsoft Teams News, Zoom News


October 13, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Support changes coming for edX Edge in 2023

The LT Hub's support for the learning platform edX Edge will change after April 2023. Starting in May, our support will be limited to the initial step of creating courses.

Read more »

Posted in edX Edge News


July 4, 2022 at 1:25 pm

Potential change to your name in Canvas and other services coming July 27

We are simplifying and streamlining how learning technology systems at UBC determine what name to display for you.

Read more »

Posted in Canvas News, Other Tool News


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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

Posted in Crowdmark News, Gradescope News