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Emerging Media Lab’s 2018 Showcase

Want to know what sort of projects have been brewing in the Emerging Media Lab this past year? Join us on August 29 for our 2018 Showcase!

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Connect Retiring at the End of August

UBC will complete the transition from Connect (Blackboard Learn) to Canvas – our new online learning platform – at the end of August.  Starting September 2018, Connect will no longer be accessible to faculty and students. 

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Improved Application Portal Launches for UBC’s Prospective Students

This summer, prospective undergraduate students experienced an improved entryway for their interactions with UBC.

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Using Classroom Knowledge to Transform the Traditional Lightboard

Before graduating, every UBC electrical and computer engineering student must complete a Capstone project, a course study that requires students to design a product that solves an open-ended problem for an organization.

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EduCloud Outage Critical Incident Review

UBC IT has released its Critical Incident Review (CIR) on the EduCloud outage incident that occurred on May 15, 2018.

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UBC’s Emerging Media Lab Recipient of the 2018 CUCCIO Innovation Award

UBC’s Emerging Media Lab (EML), a collaboration between UBC IT and CTLT, is this year’s recipient of the CUCCIO Innovation Award, announced at the

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Join the Facebook Live Discussion on Technology in Education

On Friday, June 1, 2018, join Professor Santa J.

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Update your UBC Wireless Connection by May 9

Important changes are coming to UBC's wireless connections (UBC Secure, Eduroam, UBC Private) as of May 9, 2018. These changes affect all faculty, staff and students at all UBC campuses and hospital sites.

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A Virtual Reality Field Trip to Stanley Park

A virtual reality project on Stanley Park’s geography is being touted as an early success of UBC’s Emerging Media Lab, utilizing multi-disciplinary students and faculty in a collaborative effort.

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Learning Analytics Hackathon 3.0 dives deep into the world of learning analytics

Earlier this month, more than 100 students, researchers, and instructors gathered for UBC’s Learning Analytics Hackathon hosted by the UBC Learning Analytics project and 

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