Call for Facilitators: ETUG 2014 Workshop

Nov 13, BCIT, Downtown Campus. The Educational Technology Users Group (ETUG) is a community of BC post-secondary educational practitioners focused on the ways in which learning and teaching can be enhanced through technology. Here are some ideas for formats for your 40-minute Unconference sessions: Show and Tell:  about a great app, a project, or anything … 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. Ian Affleck on Motivating Students

Dr. Affleck compares teaching mathematics with his love of coaching water polo and shared how his experience with the sport has influenced his philosophy of teaching. For someone to learn to swim, he or she must not be afraid of the water. New swimmers should be prepared for what will be expected of them, 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

Educational Developers Caucus 2015

This conference provides a space and place for everyone engaged in educational development, professional development or continuing professional development to collaborate, network and exchange ideas with their peers. It is a national, interdisciplinary conference. It is at its hear, a practitioner’s conference. Click on the poster for a closer read.

Teaching Squares

Are you curious to see how others teach outside of your own discipline? Would you like to meet other faculty who are interested in talking about teaching and learning? Yes! Then Teaching Squares is for you. All part-time and full-time faculty are welcome! Click on the flyer to get a closer look.  

TLC Book Buzzzzz

Love to teach? Love to read? Here’s your opportunity to do both with others like you! The book buzz is free to join! Any faculty or staff member is welcome! For more information, click on the flyer.

The Teaching Professor Technology Conference

If you have been contemplating attending The Teaching Professor Technology Conference, now is the time to act. In just two weeks, the price to register jumps to the full price. Whether the courses you teach are face-to-face, online, blended, flipped, or all of the above, The Teaching Professor Technology Conference will help you create a … Read more

Promoting Students’ Growth as Disciplinary Thinkers and Writers

Keynote Speaker: John C Bean of Seattle University. John C Bean is an emeritus professor of English at Seattle University, where he held the title of “Consulting Professor of Writing and Assessment.” He is the author of Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom, 2nd edition (Jossey-Bass, 2011) … Read more