Supporting Educator and Student Well-being in the Classroom

November 27, 2018

By Natasha Kenny and Patti Dyjur, Educational Development Unit Well-being has received heightened attention across higher education. In seeing well-being “inextricably connected to learning” (p.5), Harward (2016), bravely suggests that well-being must become a foundational […]

Promoting Reflection and Resilience through Course Design

October 22, 2018

By Haboun Bair, Program Specialist, Experiential Learning and Patti Dyjur, Curriculum Development Specialist Have you ever watched an orchestra and questioned if the conductor was really necessary? At the time of the performance, it seems that […]

Haskayne Teaching Triangle Tackles Tradition

November 22, 2017

By Brent Snider (Senior Instructor, Haskayne Teaching Fellow, Faculty [OSCM]), Darren Ambrose, (Instructor, Faculty [ACCT]) and Leighton Wilks (Instructor, Non-Credit Teaching, Haskayne Teaching Fellow, Faculty [OBHR]) Haskayne instructors Brent Snider (supply chain), Leighton Wilks (human […]

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

September 28, 2015

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 […]

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, […]