Mental Health and Wellness

The PERMA model: Strategies for promoting workplace flourishing

January 21, 2018

By: Natasha Kenny, Director, Educational Development Unit, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning Workplace happiness and well-being have received increasing attention, as organizations strive to address the challenges associated with employee stress and burnout. Universities […]

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Using three key areas to connect NSSE and course design

January 5, 2018

By Patrick Kelly, Manager of Learning & Instructional Design, Educational Development Unit, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) survey covers a wide range of student engagement indicators, and […]

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What Makes a Great TA?

September 12, 2017

By Cheryl Jeffs, Educational Development Consultant, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning The 3rd annual Teaching Assistant Orientation (TAO) at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning was attended by over 150 graduate students at […]

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Open Educational Resources (OER) pilot project launch

July 19, 2017

The Open Educational Resources (OER) Pilot Project is an initiative to provide institutional support for academic staff to adopt or adapt OERs in their courses, allowing the best possible learning resources available for students at […]

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The results are in! Community Café Graphic Recordings

June 20, 2017

The Taylor Institute hosted two Community Cafés in April and May — students and  instructors — to gather insights, experiences and opinions about teaching and learning at the University of Calgary. The results of the […]

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