Call for Proposals & 2018-19 ALT Fund Recipients Announced


This message is sent on behalf of Patricia Lasserre, Associate Provost, Enrolment and Academic Programs, to all Deans and Unit Heads. Please distribute widely amongst your colleagues. 


Dear Colleagues,

It is my pleasure to share two important announcements regarding the Aspire Learning and Teaching (ALT) Fund.

Call for Proposals

The 2019-20 Call for Proposals is now open. The UBC Okanagan ALT Fund supports curriculum change, innovative teaching practices, and learning environment enhancement, with the underlying goal of transforming student learning at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Please note the deadline for Letters of Intent for the next round of ALT funding is 3:00 PM, June 4, 2018.  Please Visit the ALT Fund website, http://altfund.ok.ubc.ca to learn more about the 2019-20 Priority Focus Areas and application process.

Recipients Announced

We are pleased to announce the 2018-19 ALT Fund recipients and their projects:

  • Myron Campbell, Instructor, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
    Students! Choose Your Own Pathway: Flexible Curriculum for Cross-disciplinary Project-based Courses
  • Ian Foulds, Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science
    Aboriginal Engagement in the Applied Science Curriculum
  • Bowen Hui, Instructor, Irving K. Barber School of Arts & Sciences
    Developing Learning Modules to Support Personalized Pathways for Students with Diverse Academic Backgrounds.

 More information on each of the projects, including a description and list of collaborators, is available on the ALT website.

Questions related to the ALT Fund may be directed to:

Michelle Lamberson, Director, Flexible Learning Special Projects Email: michelle.lamberson@ubc.ca / altfund.ok@ubc.ca, Phone: 250-807-9029

Congratulations to the 2018-19 recipients! Thank you in advance for sharing this message with your colleagues; we look forward to receiving a robust set of proposals for the 2019-20 year.

Sincerely,

Patricia Lasserre