Learning Technology Rovers
Sep 2019–Apr 2020
Lauren Lavoie is a Co-op student studying Computer Science and is interested in human-computer interaction and UX/UI design. Her favourite part of being an LTR is getting to explore and learn more about the various learning technologies and provide support to faculty and staff. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, baking, watching Netflix, and travelling.
Trevor Inso is a Co-op student studying Biology. His favorite part of this job is exploring new technologies and discovering how to utilize them. He also enjoys going on roves and interacting with professors in-person. In his spare time, he loves spending time with friends or going to his favorite places in Vancouver.
May 2019–Dec 2019
Owen Yin is a Co-op student who brings significant knowledge of the Science student experience to the team. When not exploring creative and engaging ways to leverage technologies in student learning, Owen enjoys taking photos and trying new foods (especially both at the same time!).
Jan 2019–Sep 2019
Anikesh Gupta is a Co-op student studying Electrical Engineering. He aspires to specialize in microcontrollers and control systems. As an LTR, he really likes to learn about learning technologies and assist faculty and staff in their proper implementation. In his spare time, he loves to play sports, learn new stuff and cook food.
Sep 2018–Apr 2019
Dennis Truong is an Integrated Engineering student with an interest in microcontrollers and computer programming. His favourite part of being an LTR is learning about the various learning technologies that UBC employs and sharing this knowledge with faculty members and fellow students.
Haifei (Faye) Yu is a Co-op student studying Psychology and an aspiring UX/UI designer. Her favourite part of being an LTR is learning new technologies and the rewarding feelings she gets from troubleshooting for faculty and staff. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, hikes, old movies, and playing guitar.
Olivia Xiao is a Computer Science student interested in web development, database management, and artificial intelligence. Being an LTR, she likes learning different kind of technologies and helping faculty to solve problems. She enjoys baking, travelling, and rock music in her spare time.
Madeleine Fleming is a Materials Engineering student interested in 3D bioprinting, nanotechnology, and education. Her favorite part of the job is helping faculty and staff utilize the available technology to its fullest potential to ensure an effective learning environment for all students.
Iris Chen is a co-op student studying Mechanical Engineering with particular interest in computer programming and mechatronic systems. As an LTR, she enjoys the opportunity to explore and learn more about different learning technologies. In her spare time she likes to read, cook, and binge-watch TV shows.
Sunny XuHui He is an Applied Science co-op student studying Electrical Engineering. He is interested in computer hardware, nano-technology, and app development. His favourite part of the job is learning and supporting faculty and staff with learning technologies, and collaborating with fellow LTRs.
Sep 2017–Apr 2018
Daniel Li is an Electrical Engineering student in the Co-op Program. His interests include nano-technology, dance and front-end website development. Working with faculty members and staff in a supporting role is his favourite part of the job. In addition, he enjoys the collaborative work with his peers in the LTR role and hopes to employ his skills in LT projects.
Alan Zhang is an Arts co-op student studying Economics and Statistics. His favourite part of the job is being able to learn how to use new technologies. In his spare time, he likes to learn boxing, watch shows on Netflix, and play board games.
Peter Mitchell is an Applied Science co-op student studying Electrical Engineering. He is interested in electric vehicles and developing Android apps. His favourite part of the job is improving the use of learning technologies at UBC and assisting instructors with various technical issues they may encounter. He also enjoys exploring and testing new learning tools that are not currently used at UBC.
Caitlin Young is a student in the B+MM program at UBC studying Creative Writing, English, and Commerce. As an LTR, she enjoys helping faculty members, learning about different technologies, and collaborating with fellow LTRs.
Dennis Sandy is an Applied Science co-op student studying Electrical Engineering. He is interested in both computer hardware and the development of nano-technology. His favorite part of the job is offering support to faculty members and he really enjoys the problem-solving aspect of the job.
Sep 2016–Apr 2017
Regina Chan is studying Applied Animal Biology at UBC. She is particularly interested in the animal welfare aspect and in sustainability/conservation. Regina enjoys problem-solving and helping others as an LTR to improve the use of learning technologies and make them more efficient. In her spare time, she likes to longboard, sing, and go on spontaneous outdoor adventures.
Harman Dayal is an Applied Science co-op student studying Electrical Engineering. He is particularly interested in the study of electric energy/power systems. His favourite part of the job is being able to help faculty members on a daily basis and that's something he strives to do every single day.
Pardeep Tumber is an Electrical Engineering student at UBC who is interested in renewable energy systems. His favourite part of the job is exploring new learning technologies. He has found the LTR position very rewarding because he is playing a role in improving the learning experience for his peers at UBC.
Minnie Huang is currently a Science co-op student studying towards a BSc in Biology. She is a Faculty of Science LTR (Learning Technology Rover) who assists faculty members with learning technologies such as Connect, iClickers, WebWork, etc. She hopes to combine her technical knowledge with her passion for biology.
Lisa Liang is a Science co-op student studying Physics and Math. She hopes to pursue a career as a science educator after completing her Bachelor of Science at UBC. Her favourite part of this job is being able to work behind-the-scenes on learning tools she has used in the past as a student and being able to work on collaborative projects with tech rovers from different faculties across campus.
Sep 2015–Apr 2016
Tina Deng is an Arts co-op student studying English Literature and International Relations. Her favourite part of the job is taking on different projects while collaborating with LTRs from across campus.
Dorothy Mung is a Civil Engineering co-op student. Her favourite part of the job is being able to work with professors and instructors across all departments to best implement learning tools. She also enjoys exploring and testing new learning tools that are not currently used at UBC.
Yvonne Dixon is an Arts co-op student studying economics with a minor in commerce. Yvonne hopes to pursue a career in market research and analytics where she can apply her technical knowledge to explore new areas within economics.
Cassia Drozdzik is an Arts co-op student currently studying towards a BA in Human Geography. She enjoys applying her passion for learning and teaching in this position, and looks forwards to attaining a Bachelor of Education and teaching certification in the near future. Her dream is to become an educator so that she might guide children in their exploration of the world, giving them the tools for insightful inquiry and healthy social-emotional development.
Sep 2014–Apr 2015
Angela Chen is a co-op student from the BCS (Bachelor’s of Computer Science) program. Her first degree was a BComm from UBC Sauder, specializing in Human Resource Management. She has professional experience in training and development in the non-profit sector and aspires to become a Project Manager.
Victor Chern is an Arts co-op student studying towards a BA in Computer Science. He hopes to combine his passion for writing with his technical knowledge and pursue a career in technical writing.
Alan Chang is a Learning Technology Rover for Science who provides Tier 1, face-to-face support for faculty members in their offices, making referrals in appropriate cases. Alan assists Kalev Hunt, the Instructional Technologies Analyst, in supporting Connect use and other learning technologies such as iClickers, Wikis, and DIY videos or screencasts. Alan is currently a co-op student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences, studying Computer Engineering and focusing on software development and design.
Jordan Karyanto is one of the new UBC Science Learning Technology Rovers; his primary job is to assist faculty members in their use of all kinds of learning technologies, such as Connect, wikis, Webwork, video-making, and more in their courses. Jordan has always been tech-savvy: he has a lot of computer experience and he is comfortable with technology in general. Besides what technological knowledge he can offer, he is also a very likable and enthusiastic person involved in many student and campus activities.
Canvas Technology Rovers
Kevin Zhao is a third year electrical engineering student who wishes to specialize in nuclear and other alternative forms of power generation. He enjoys the process of design and likes to help faculty and staff create user friendly courses in Canvas. In addition, he likes collaborating with people of a wide variety of specializations.
Arslan Bhatti is a third year Electrical Engineering student who is interested in helping faculty and staff by collaborating with his fellow peers. His favourite part about the job is supporting teachers in their transition from Connect to Canvas. He enjoys playing sports, video games, and occasionally reads once in a blue moon.
Priscilla Babunga is a UBC student specializing in economics. She previously worked as learning technology assistant with UBC Library and is excited to be part of the LTR/CTR team. Her favorite part of the job is working with her team to investigate and resolve canvas tickets. In her free time she enjoys reading books on controversial global economic issues such as foreign aid and staying up-to-date on global news via Aljazeera.