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Proposals Due December 19th
June 21-23, 2017
Mount Royal University Institute of Teaching and Learning 2016 Symposium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
November 10-12, 2016
Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
March 5-9, 2017
ShopTalks, Talking About Teaching and other events will begin populating our events page. Be sure to visit for the latest offerings from the Teaching Centre.
Building Better Presentations
Please RSVP to attend one of these sessions, by clicking on one (only) of the links below:
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2:00-4:00pm:
Thursday, Oct. 27, 1:00-3:00pm:
Each session is held in L 1126 (Teaching Centre Seminar Room)
Exploring the First Year Learning Experience at the UofL
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Snacks and refreshments will be served.
Ever wondered what small group work in a large fixed seat classroom might look like? Join Dr. Jan Newberry to see it in action in her 270 student Anthropology 1000 class.
Open Classes: Thursday October 27th @ 9:25 - 10:50 am (Group Application Exercises) and/or Thursday November 3rd @ 9:25 - 10:50 am (Individual & Group Quiz Process)
Please RSVP Dr. Jan Newberry (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to attend.
Threshold Concepts in the Development of Problem-solving Skills
Shelly Wismath, Doug Orr and Bruce MacKay
Teaching & Learning Inquiry: The ISSOTL JournalVol. 3, No. 1 (2015), pp. 63-73
Collaborative Learning in Problem Solving: A Case Study in Metacognitive Learning
written by Shelly L. Wismath and Doug Orr
Problem solving and collaborative communication are among the key 21st century skills educators want students to develop. This paper presents results from a study of the collaborative work patterns of 133 participants from a university level course designed to develop transferable problem-solving skills.
How do I get my students to pay better attention
There are methods that you can employ that will motivate students to become more productive members in your class. Ways of teaching that will make your class enjoyable and engaging.
Lesson Plan Template
Many times it can be valuable to have a template to work from to keep you on track. Below is a template that can be downloaded via google docs, so that you can create your own lesson plans.
How do I teach online?
There is no one right way to teach a course online just as there is no one right way to teach in a face to face environment. However, there are a couple of different ways you could approach or structure your course to have success in teaching online. This article will address what you need to be cognizant of as you develop your online course.
Do you or your group need help with something teaching related?
General Contact Information
Office Location: L1126, Top floor of the LINC(Library) Building
L1126 4401 University Drive West
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4
Who can help you?
The Teaching Centre has staff members that provide Moodle support, one to one pedagogical consultation, support and training for implementation of new technologies, as well as consultation for assessment strategies.