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Foundations – Leading and Facilitating Discussions

This workshop counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of Active Classroom Teaching and Learning (ACTL). This workshop will explore topics such as how to effectively engage learners in discussion, encourage equal participation, deal with conflict and disagreement, and establish criteria...

Foundations – Managing a Safe and Inclusive Classroom (ELEC)

This workshop counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of Active Classroom Teaching and Learning (ACTL). This workshop will guide you through some of the commonly encountered conflicts in the classroom and provide you with the necessary tools to handle those situations in a professional...

CRDI: Adapting your Assessments

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Part of the transition to remote teaching is altering our assessments so that they continue to align with our learning outcomes, while also providing effective means for students to demonstrate their learning in a remote environment. This institute will guide you through the decision making process and provide you with key questions and guidelines to help you embed assessment strategies that promote learning into your remote courses. During this institute, you will:  Articulate what you want students to learn in your course and consider assignment types ...

CRDI: Adapting your Teaching and Learning Activities

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This institute will offer support and resources to guide you through exploring instructional strategies and learning activities in light of their potential for helping your students meet your course learning outcomes and succeed on course assessments. We will discuss effective strategies for sharing content, implementing both independent and collaborative active learning strategies, and planning the structure of your course. *Important Note: To effectively participate in this institute, you must have already finalized your course learning outcomes and course assessments. We...

GTC – Career Panel (NETW)

This networking event counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of GTC Networking Event (NETW). Panelists from the University of Guelph (e.g. Educational Developers, Faculty, Staff, etc.) will provide event participants with advice and knowledge based on their various career paths. We look forward to discussing with you! By the end of this career panel, successful participants should be able to: Identify different career paths in teaching and learning Network with...

Small Teaching Online - Book Club (3)

Join Educational Developers from the Office of Teaching and Learning for a Virtual Book Club discussing Small Teaching Online (Darby & Lang, 2019). Small Teaching Online offers concrete, evidence-informed strategies that instructors can implement in their classroom to improve student learning. At each meeting, book club members will take part in a facilitated discussion of two chapters of Small Teaching Online and discuss approaches they might consider or share experiences from their own classes. The book club is open to all University of Guelph faculty and...

CRDI: Adapting your Assessments

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Part of the transition to remote teaching is altering our assessments so that they continue to align with our learning outcomes, while also providing effective means for students to demonstrate their learning in a remote environment. This institute will guide you through the decision making process and provide you with key questions and guidelines to help you embed assessment strategies that promote learning into your remote courses. During this institute, you will:  Articulate what you want students to learn in your course and consider assignment types ...

Foundations – Teaching Perspectives Inventory (RTCR)

This workshop counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of Reflective Teaching and Career Readiness (RTCR). In this workshop, after completing the Teaching Perspectives Inventory (TPI) online we will discuss how the five perspectives can inform your own teaching...

CRDI: Adapting your Teaching and Learning Activities

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This institute will offer support and resources to guide you through exploring instructional strategies and learning activities in light of their potential for helping your students meet your course learning outcomes and succeed on course assessments. We will discuss effective strategies for sharing content, implementing both independent and collaborative active learning strategies, and planning the structure of your course. *Important Note: To effectively participate in this institute, you must have already finalized your course learning outcomes and course assessments. We...

GTC - SoTL Journal Club # 18 (TLJC)

Join us for our online Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) journal clubs, where we discuss a recent teaching publication. If you missed previous meetings, do not worry! We will send an email with the paper in advance and it will also be posted on the EventBrite page once available. Please read the paper and bring any questions, comments or critiques with you. ...

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