Eric Demers and students from Biology discuss their experiences learning to bird band at VIU.
Louis Mattar from Sport, Health & Physical Education shares his strategies for getting to know students, gathering feedback and flipping the classroom.
Last week I attended the Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) Online Spring Focus Session on Faculty Engagement and Development: Effective & Innovative Practice. The session ran over three days from 9am-1pm online in Adobe Connect, an asynchronous collaborative meeting room very… Read more ›
I recently attended the Educational Developers Caucus (EDC) hosted at the University of Calgary. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Conceptions of the profession: How institutional directions shape our practice’ (program available here). The EDC is organized by the… Read more ›
I have just read The Courage to Teach by Parker J. Palmer, an incredibly powerful text reflecting on the essential role of the teacher. The book calls for inward reflection on behalf of teachers to examine their own motives and… Read more ›
In this TED Talk Microsoft founder Bill Gates proposes a method for getting teachers real feedback on their practice. A recent initiative from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the Measures Of Effective Teaching Project which aims to close the gap between… Read more ›