Educational Development

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

Teaching philosophy statements clearly communicate what our fundamental beliefs are about teaching and learning; why we hold these beliefs; and, how we put them into practice. Teaching philosophy statements can be used for a variety […]

Curriculum

Questions to Guide a Curriculum Review

Recently I facilitated a workshop in which participants talked about aspects of their program that they were interested in knowing more about, and that could be informed by data collected as part of a curriculum […]

Active learning

The Energy of Active Learning

I was once a student in university. I went to class early in the morning for 50 minutes, I had 10 minutes to get to the next class, then another 10 minutes to get to […]

Educational Development

Dee Fink’s keynote at #TICONF2015

Dee Fink, giving the opening keynote presentation at the 2015 University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching. The theme of the 2015 conference is Design for Learning: Fostering Deep Learning, Engagement and Critical Thinking. […]

Educational Development

Reading, Learning, Teaching: A Book Club Experience

Cheryl Jeffs, Educational Development Consultant, Educational Development Unit, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning We just finished discussing the last chapters of Dee Fink’s book, Creating Significant Learning Experiences (2013), had a quick photo taken, […]

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