Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) — Nov 22-25

The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) is offered to a group of five colleagues and is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. During the 3 ½ day workshop (November 22-25, 2016), participants design and conduct three “mini-lessons” and receive verbal, written, and video feedback from the other participants who have … Read more

UFV’s Messamore quoted in Maclean’s national survey of Canada’s leaders

UFV history professor Barbara Messamore is quoted in a Maclean’s survey of Canada’s 23 prime ministers, published today on Oct 7. A panel of 123 academics and journalists, from Canada and around the world, rated the country’s leaders since Confederation in 1867, on a scale of 0 to 5. Top ratings went to W.L. Mackenzie … Read more

Facilitator Development Workshop — Dec 12-16

The Facilitator Development Workshop is designed primarily for individuals who will be conducting the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) at an institution. It is recommended that individuals participate in an ISW prior to applying for the FDW. The FDW provides you with an opportunity for professional development in a challenging and supportive atmosphere and provides connections … Read more

New Hires, Moves, and Changes

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have moved into a new job. As of September 2016 Mary Saudelli — Faculty Development Consultant Lori McHattie — Counsellor Aneeta Dastoor — Counsellor Alex Wetmore — Assistant Professor, College of Arts, English Kseniya Garaschuk — Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science, Mathematics & Statistics … Read more

UFV Fund for Innovative Teaching (FIT) — Call for Proposals deadline extended

The deadline for proposals has been extended to November 30. The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) has created a Fund for Innovative Teaching (FIT) that will support faculty in creating, developing and/or delivering innovative teaching and learning opportunities for students. FIT funds will support short term, one-year proposals in innovative pedagogy or curriculum design. … Read more

Renovations to Teaching & Learning area coming

Exciting changes are coming to the offices of Teaching and Learning. Thanks to a government grant, Teaching and Learning will be renovating its space to improve office functions and provide a faculty resource centre designed specifically for faculty. In November, Teaching and Learning, which includes the staff in Educational Technology Services in G106, are moving … Read more