Collaborate

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 […]

Curriculum

Supporting the Curriculum Review Process

June 20, 2017

At the University of Calgary, curriculum review is defined as “an academic staff-led critical examination of their own academic program for the purpose of optimizing the learning outcomes of that program” (University of Calgary, 2015, […]

Director's Corner

On Being Intentional

June 19, 2017

By Nancy Chick, Academic Director of the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning As the daylight starts arriving early and lasting well into the evening, we’re all thinking about our summer plans.  We at the […]

Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching

Who do you talk to: Significant conversations in academic microcultures

May 23, 2017

Katarina Mårtensson, an academic developer and researcher from Lund University, Sweden presents her research on academic microcultures, significant networks and leadership at the  University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching on May 3, […]

TI Connections Newsletter

25 strategies to prevent plagiarism

May 23, 2017

By Sarah Eaton, faculty member in Educational Leadership, Policy and Governance, Werklund School of Education *From the interactive workshop Plagiarism: From punitive to progressive approaches held at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning on April […]

Director's Corner

Inaugural Director’s Corner

May 23, 2017

By Nancy Chick, Academic Director of the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning  Welcome to my first Director’s Corner.  To complement the stories, highlights, and important dates below, I’ll provide a snapshot into the conversations […]

Assessment

Enriching Student Experience with Veedbacks

April 6, 2017

By Soroush Sabbaghan Senior Instructor in the International Foundations Program  As an undergraduate student and for the better part of my graduate studies, I never really felt engaged with the feedback I received in my […]

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