TeachThought.com staff provide us with a great article listing popular alternatives to lecturing. Click here to view their article “50 Alternatives to Lecturing”.
by Anastasia Anderson and Moira Kloster What does critical thinking look like when it’s taught in philosophy? At UFV, that’s Philosophy 100, Reasoning, a course designed by Paul Herman in the 1980s and popular ever since. Naturally, students reason in all of their courses and in various aspects of their lives. The great benefit of … Read more
Click here to watch the video. 2014 Honourary Degree Recipient Dr. George Siemens returns to UFV as part of the 2015 President’s Lecture Series. Dr. Siemens known as one of the pioneers of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in 2008. Seen as a landmark in open teaching MOOCs are an extension of learning that … Read more
Ready to sharpen your teaching skills? Have you heard your colleagues mention new instructional technologies, but you’re not really sure what they do or how to use them? Do you feel like students are growing increasingly distracted by their mobile phones and iPads? This isn’t the stuff you studied in grad school, but it is … Read more
Magna Mentor Commons is a subscription based website that provides faculty with on-demand access to 20 Minute Mentor programs covering a broad range of faculty development topics. For access to UFV’s subscription to Magna Mentor Commons, please send an email to email@example.com. We will send you a link to the UFV sign-up page along with … Read more
Phil Laboon of the Globe and Mail discusses building a personal brand by developing a reputation in the community. Read the full article here.
Kelli Marshall of the Chronicle of Higher Education discusses how to avoid being at the mercy of search engines to generate your online presence. Read the full article here.
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The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and 3M Canada are proud to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2015 3M National Student Fellowship. The 3M National Student Fellowship honours up to ten students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their lives and at their college or university. These students embrace … Read more