All Initiatives

In addition to creating and renovating learning spaces, we carry out various campus-wide initiatives to improve teaching and learning at UBC. These projects are prompted by UBC initiatives as well as priorities set by the Learning Spaces team. They range from expanding the technological capabilities of learning spaces to improving accessibility. Take a look at some recent initiatives.

Learning Spaces Improvements Projects

The Learning Spaces Team works to continually improve learning spaces on campus. One way that renovation projects can be considered is by submitting them through the Learning Spaces Improvement Projects process.

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Requesting Classrooms with Specialized Technologies

Looking for an innovative classroom to teach in but don’t know where to start?

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Media Capture

 The Learning Spaces Team is committed to supporting the University’s goal to provide flexible and diverse educational practices at UBC.

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Cyclical Maintenance

The Learning Spaces Team manages a cyclical maintenance plan to ensure classrooms are functioning for all users of the space. Maintenance operations are carried out throughout the year.

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Analog to Digital Upgrade

UBC IT Audio Visual has completed an 8-year program to modernize UBC Vancouver's general use classrooms by upgrading all the existing AV systems to accommodate connections of digital devices.

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Common Look and Feel – Audio Visual

A number of improvements have been made to create a common look and feel across the audio visual systems on the UBC Vancouver campus.

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Active Learning Classrooms

Active Learning Classrooms are new learning spaces aimed to support teaching that encourages student interaction, group work, application and critical thinking.

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Accessibility Improvement Program

Each year the Learning Space Team prioritizes funding to improve accessibility in classrooms. 

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