Feb. 24: UBC continues conversation on using data to advance human rights
Join the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, UBC Okanagan and the Office of the Vice-President, Health for a discussion about how the BC Human Rights Commissioner’s report on disaggregated data informs the responsibilities of researchers and UBC as an institution.
The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic and UBC Okanagan Library are pleased to announce the 2020/21 Open Educational Resources (OER) grant-funded projects as part of our ongoing commitment to flexible and open learning.
The UBC Okanagan OER grant pilot program provides funding and support for faculty to adapt or create OER materials.
This workshop will provide participants with a critical context through which to think about teaching speaking skills, including strategies for an online classroom in which students learn both how to listen and speak, specific practices for inclusive teaching, as well as sample assignments and resources for teaching oral skills online.
Recreation also offers a wide array of ongoing programs and events for faculty and staff. Compete in a Badminton Ladder, shoot hoops through the Register and Play program, take in a paint night or get outside with cross country and snowshoe events.
From international animal sanctuaries to exercise and rehabilitation labs in British Columbia, UBCO cardiovascular researchers are examining heart disease and associated conditions, like stroke. Their collaborations are confirming what we already know: the heart matters.
While each person has different reasons for becoming homeless, a new study shows they learn through their interactions with different services to perform ‘as homeless’ based on the expectations of service providers.
Street homeless people learn to ‘perform’ to obtain life-sustaining resources
UBCO researchers say there’s a tendency to play up vulnerabilities or deficits
New UBC Okanagan research has identified that street homeless people must learn to ‘perform’ in particular ways through their interactions with service providers to receive the help they need.