Item Type

Biochemistry within Nitrogen and Carbon Cycling Figures

Author(s): Lindsay Rogers
Description: A collection of open figures for visualizing electron transport chains functioning within the global nitrogen cycle and the global carbon cycle.

Animated Accounting

Author(s): Dr. Rajesh Vijayaraghavan, Dr. Sunah Cho, et al.

Description:These resources aims to improve students’ conceptual understanding of fundamental accounting principles while also developing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Data Science for Kinesiology

Author(s): Hyosub Kim

Description:This open textbook is aimed primarily at students and researchers in Kinesiology who want to learn how to work with and make sense of data using Python.

Pathology: From the Tissue Level to Clinical Manifestations and Inter-professional Care Pathology:

Author(s):Jennifer Kong, Helen Dyck


Description:This multimedia resource provides the science behind the disease that a health care professional is managing and an explanation of the signs and symptoms a patient is experiencing, starting at the tissue level.

Undergraduate – Introductory Chemistry Flipped Classroom Modules

Author(s):Riley Petillion, W. Stephen McNeil, Tamara Freeman


Description:This learning activity is designed to be used in a large introductory chemistry course, as part of a larger module of learning activities that includes prior viewing of an interactive instructional video.

Undergraduate – Introductory Chemistry Guided Inquiry Activities

Author(s):Riley Petillion, W. Stephen McNeil, Tamara Freeman


Description:This guided inquiry learning activity is designed to be used in a large introductory chemistry course.

Undergraduate – Introductory Chemistry Context Study Activities

Author(s): Riley Petillion, W. Stephen McNeil, Tamara Freeman

Description:This learning activity is designed to be used in a large introductory chemistry course, as part of a larger module of learning activities that include a prior reading of a short background information document.

Clinical Anatomy

Author(s): Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, Claudia Krebs, Marianne Brophy, Kim Campbell, Simone Gruenig, Melanie Willson, Flaviana Vieira, Nicole Bernardes, Janet Currie, Thayanthini Tharmaratnam, Carrie Miller, Olivia May Holuszko, Paige Blumer, & Monika Fejtek. (2020).

Description:This resource provides foundational knowledge for healthcare professionals related to the physiology of lactation.

Learner-Centered Syllabus Toolkit

Author(s):CLTC


Description:This toolkit provides questions for reflection, suggestions, and sample language for writing syllabi at UBC Vancouver.

Hindi Grammar Lecture Series

Author(s):Sunil Bhatt


Description:The Hindi Grammar Lecture Series with Sunil Bhatt is a YouTube video series created to help students learn Hindi as a second language. Each video will cover one grammar point, explaining it in detail and giving some example sentences. This resource is beneficial for students learning independently, as well as for use in the classroom.

FNH 200: Introductory Food Science Course Modules and Content

Author(s):Judy Chan


Description:Students are introduced to chemical and physical properties of foods; issues pertaining to safety; nutritive value and consumer acceptability of food, food quality and additives; food preservation techniques and transformation of agricultural commodities into food products; foods of the future.

The Japanese Women Directors Project

Author(s):Colleen Laird


Description:Japanese Women Director’s Project is a public-facing production of resources designed as educational materials that can be experienced individually or incorporated into a classroom syllabus. Each Digital Dialogue contains suggestions for additional viewings and readings, as well as sample discussion questions.

Asking Scientific Questions

Author(s): Tara Ivanochko


Description:Six videos cover topics of pollination, sustainable fisheries, invasive species, wildfire management, water resources and alternative energy production. A series of in-class activities  use these videos to practice asking scientific questions and aligning questions with data.

Physics and Astronomy Open Education Courses

Author(s): Georg Rieger, Stefan Reinsberg


Description:The Department of Physics & Astronomy currently have three large open courses in the undergraduate program: Introductory Physics (PHYS 100 – course + online labs), Dynamics and Waves (PHYS 117), and Electricity, Light and Radiation (PHYS 118).

Tort Law

Author(s): Samuel Beswick

Description: The law of obligations concerns the legal rights and duties owed between people. Three primary categories make up the common law of obligations: tort, contract, and unjust enrichment. This casebook provides an introduction to tort law: the law that recognises and responds to civil wrongdoing.

Scientific Writing for Health Research

Author(s): Ehsan Karim, Dahn Jeong, Fardowsa Yusuf


Description: This website has a focus on scientific communication and manuscript writing, and provides a a step-by-step educational guide on how to write scientific articles for peer-reviewed journals.

Soil Web 200

Author(s):Krzic, M., K. Wiseman, L. Dampier, S. Grand, J. Wilson and D. Gaumont-Guay

Description:SoilWeb200 provides students with online, interactive, graphical, video and text-based information to assist them in understanding fundamental soil science concepts. It also relates these concepts to various soil management issues. SoilWeb200 is used to support the lecture and lab-based teaching methods in the APBI 200 – Introduction to Soil Science course.

eNunciate!

Author(s):
Bryan Gick, Kathleen Currie Hall, Hotze Rullmann, Martina Wiltschko, Strang Burton, and many additional UBC language instructors.


Description:Through the practical use of novel ultrasound visual technology, these resources enable Speech Science and Linguistics students to become better speech therapists, vocal trainers, language teachers, and communicators.

PLP: An Introduction to Mathematical Proof

Author(s): Seçkin Demirbaş, Andrew Rechnitzer


Description: An Introduction to Mathematical Proof is a textbook on mathematical thinking, logic and proof-writing that emphasizes not only mathematical correctness, but clarity of exposition and the building of intuition that is so critical to constructing proofs.

Optimal, Integral, Likely: Optimization, Integral Calculus, and Probability for Students of Commerce and the Social Sciences

Author(s): Bruno Belevan, Parham Hamidi, Nisha Malhotra, Elyse Yeager


Description: Optimal, Integral, Likely is a free, open-source textbook intended for UBC’s course MATH 105: Integral Calculus with Applications to Commerce and Social Sciences.

Rock the Boat: Using Theatre to Reimagine Graduate Supervision

Author(s):Susan Cox, Michael Lee, Matthew Smithdeal, Tala Maragha


Description:Rock the Boat is an open-access multimedia resource designed to provoke dialogue about graduate supervision relationships within universities, and their impact on student and faculty wellbeing.

Principles of Social Psychology – 1st International Edition

Author(s):Charles Stangor, Rajiv Jhangiani, Hammond Tarry, Benjamin Cheung


Description:This is an adaptation by Benjamin Cheung of Principles of Social Psychology-1st International Edition for UBC Psych 308A.

RMST 202: Literatures and Cultures of the Romance World II, Modern to Postmodern

Author(s): Jon Beasly-Murray

Description: In this course, we read literary texts, mostly novels, originally written in French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Italian during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The site comes with lectures for each text (as well as an introductory and concluding lecture) in video format, uploaded to YouTube; written transcripts are also provided. There are also conversation videos (also uploaded to YouTube) with other experts in the field. In addition there are many additional resources, not the least of which are the contributions of students, who post weekly responses to the reading. All this is organized both in terms of the authors covered and via a tag cloud of major concepts.

Physiology of Lactation

Author(s): Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, Claudia Krebs, Marianne Brophy, Kim Campbell, Simone Gruenig, Melanie Willson, Flaviana Vieira, Nicole Bernardes, Janet Currie, Thayanthini Tharmaratnam, Carrie Miller, Olivia May Holuszko, Paige Blumer, & Monika Fejtek. (2020).

Description:This resource provides foundational knowledge for healthcare professionals related to the physiology of lactation.

Open Problem Bank for Physics (OPBP)

Author(s): Firas Moosvi, Jake Bobowski, John Hopkinson, Reza Khanbabaie

Description: The Open Problem Bank for Physics (OPBP) is meant to be used with introductory physics courses that are either calculus or algebra-based. It pairs nicely with the OpenStax College or University Physics textbooks developed by Rice University.

LAST201: Popular Culture in Latin America

Author: Jon Beasly-Murray

Description: LAST201 is an open exploration of the many facets of Latin American popular culture, from folk tales to the Internet, coca to lucha libre, Mexico to Argentina. We will investigate concepts and topics such as nationalism, class, gender, globalization, autonomy, and resistance. It is also an opportunity therefore to think more about culture in general, and popular culture in particular, viewed through a Latin American lens.

Introduction to the Nepali Language

Author: Binod Shrestha
Description: Introduction to the Nepali Language provides students with an introduction to basic Nepali vocabulary and grammar in order to respectfully engage in interactions that might take place in a community setting. It is designed as a self-paced, open access course and offers learners a basic introduction to the Nepali language, with lessons on script, grammar, basic vocabulary, and guidance on how to carry out a basic conversation.

Introduction to the Tibetan Language

Author(s): Sonam Rinchen Chusang

Description: Introduction to the Tibetan Language provides an introduction for students to study colloquial expressions in Lhasa Tibetan. It is designed as a self-paced, open access course and offers learners a basic introduction to the Tibetan Language, with lessons on script, grammar, basic vocabulary, and guidance on how to carry out a basic conversation.

Digital Himalaya Project

Author(s):Mark Turin, Alan Macfarlane

Description: The Digital Himalaya project preserves in a digital medium archival anthropological materials from the Himalayan region that are quickly degenerating in their current forms, including films in various formats, still photographs, sound recordings, field notes, maps and rare journals.

HIST 396: North American Environmental History

Author(s): Tina Loo


Description:A UBC History course taught by Tina Loo that was part of the WikiMedia Foundation Canada Education Program, which is aimed at enlisting university faculty and students in the task of grounding Wikipedia articles in the existing scholarly literature. Reflections by the instructor available.

Arts One Open

Author(s): Jason Lieblang, Derek Gladwin, Jon Beasley-Murray, Robert Crawford, Jill Fellows, Christina Hendricks, Brandon Konoval, Deanna Kreisel, Renisa Mawani, Brian McIlroy, Kevin McNeilly, Gavin Paul, Arlene Sindelar, Caroline Williams


Description:Arts One Open provides Creative Commons licensed recordings and other material from lectures given by some of UBC’s most experienced and distinguished teachers. These instructors hope to provoke you to think in new ways about authors from Plato to Shakespeare, Defoe to Coetzee, and about issues such as knowledge, monstrosity, science, and politics.

eNunciate Pronunciation Resource

Author(s): UBC Department of Linguistics, UBC Deparment of Asian Studies


Description:The eNunciate site is an openly licensed resource that developed that was born out of the collaboration of the Department of Linguistics and the Department of Asian Studies, so that the former could apply the ultrasound technology to test biovisual feedback (Gick, et al. 2008) in the context of the second language learning, and the latter could provide students with video materials to help them to improve their pronunciation outside the class.