TI Connections Newsletter

Student Engagement in the Classroom

March 22, 2018

By Frances Kalu, Teaching and Learning Specialist, University of Calgary in Qatar and Patrick Kelly, Manager of Learning & Instructional Design The term student engagement describes participation in activities that lead to high-quality learning (Weimer, […]

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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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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