Book Buzzzz

Love to teach? Love to read? Here’s your opportunity to do both with others like you! The TLC Book Buzz is similar to a book of the month club, only you read only one book per semester. We’ll meet once per month to discuss various chapters and share stories about teaching. Fridays will be our … Read more

Tech Buddies for New Faculty Members

If you are new to the University of the Fraser Valley and need assistance with technology, sign up to be paired with a Tech Buddy at Teaching and Learning. The program builds a support network and assists Faculty in navigating the ever-changing environment of Educational Technology. Your Tech Buddy will act as a consultant as … Read more

Teaching & Learning Conferences Around the World

EDU Learn 2016: Connecting technology with education – July 4-6, 2016, Barcelona, Spain http://iated.org/edulearn/ BbWorld 2016  July 12-14, 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada http://www.bbworld.com/events/bbworld-2015/event-summary-2680701828f74b9ca8c021fe91c143a1.aspx International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) August 6 -8,2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil http://www.iceri.org Professional and Organizational Development (POD) in Higher Education – Nov 9 – 13, 2016 Louisville, Kentucky http://podnetwork.org/events/upcoming-events/  

Scholarly Inquiry into Teaching & Learning Practice – Save the Date (Nov 13) & Call for Proposals

Date: Friday, November, 13, 2015 webpage Why Attend? This symposium gives educators in BC’s post-secondary institutions a venue to share their teaching and learning questions, gain insights and report on progress about ongoing investigations about their practice, as well as obtain feedback with a goal to network and connect educators across institutions and disciplines. Scholarly … Read more

Annual National Great Teachers Seminar in the Canadian Rockies

This Year’s Seminar The 2015 National Great Teachers Seminar in the Canadian Rockies will be held at the Banff Centre, Banff,  Alberta, June 7 to June 11, 2015. The 2015 seminar will be our 30th year of hosting this outstanding educational experience. The Banff Centre (www.banffcentre.ca) boasts world class conference facilities in a spectacular mountain … Read more

Free Webinar – Assessing Learning Outcomes in Higher Education: Getting Started; Who’s Doing What and Why You Should Care

Assessing Learning Outcomes in Higher Education: Getting Started; Who’s Doing What and Why You Should Care March 30, 2015, 11 am EST /7 am PST To register https://heqco.webex.com/mw0401lsp12/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=heqco Panelist: Dr. Natasha Jankowski, Associate Director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment Panelist: Mr. Gary Kapelus, George Grown College In colleges and universities around the world, … Read more

University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching – Call for Proposals

University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching May 12-13, 2015 The University of Calgary invites you to submit proposals and register for their Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching. The Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching offers an opportunity for faculty, students, academic librarians and staff at the University of Calgary and the wider … Read more

Call for Nominations – 2015 3M National Student Fellowship

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

Video: Provost Forum on Skills and Liberal Education

View the video here: Provost Forum 2014 Video This forum featured a panel presentation, break-out discussions, and a general discussion and questions session for the panelists. watch a robust discussion of our institutional purpose and direction and the ways in which we can realize our collective vision and plans in a moment of unique challenges and … Read more

Dr. Tim Cooper on Motivating Students

Dr. Cooper’s primary method for motivating students is to show as much enthusiasm for physics as possible. He does this by relating what the students are learning in class to real world situations that the students are familiar with or interested in. In a study published by Scientific American/Nature, it found the more science courses … Read more