Resources and Best Practices

Recommendations for incorporating learning technologies into hybrid and online learning environments to support UBC Science Faculty in their efforts to sustain innovative teaching and learning practices.

Class Recording and Streaming

Multiple options for recording and streaming lectures are available. These options are summarized in this guide, including principles for recording classroom activities, a literature review, and available support.


Getting Started with Online Teaching in Canvas

An overview of the Canvas tools available to help you set up your course for online teaching. The information included provides you with the core setup to get your course running in an online environment.


UBC Science Canvas Templates

UBC Science students have noted challenges in navigating their online courses; they find it difficult, for example, to find important information in their courses. To help reduce the impact of these challenges, Skylight developed two Canvas course templates for UBC Science instructors.


Online Exam Resources

A list of resources for conducting exams in an online environment. The information in these resources offers recommendations and best practices for incorporating online alternatives that students can undertake remotely.


Learning technology support

If you have any questions or if you would like to report an issue regarding a learning technology, please don’t hesitate to contact us at For in-person support, please join our LTRs at one of our drop-in sessions.