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

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