Active learning

The Energy of Active Learning

July 23, 2015

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 […]

High-Impact Practices

Dee Fink’s keynote at #TICONF2015

May 20, 2015

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. […]

Reflective Practice

Reading, Learning, Teaching: A Book Club Experience

May 6, 2015

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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Curriculum

Guiding Principles for Curriculum Review

December 17, 2014

By Patti Dyjur, Curriculum Development Specialist How we make decisions about the curriculum review process depends on our values about curriculum, teaching and learning. At the University of Calgary, the following principles help to guide […]

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Curriculum

Navigating a Successful Curriculum Review

September 15, 2014

By Patti Dyjur, Curriculum Development Specialist The Werklund School of Education recently finished a curriculum review of their Bachelor of Education program. I was fortunate to work with many great people through this lengthy process, […]

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