Spark: 2016 Teaching Symposium - Call for Submissions
This year's theme is Teaching Praxis, Teaching Research. Applications can be submitted to email@example.com. For more information and requirements, please visit our Spark web page.
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Teaching and Learning Conference Travel Fund
Are you attending a teaching and learning conference as a presenter, or attending for professional development opportunities? There is funding available via the Teaching Centre.
Workshops related to your teaching
• Feb 10 – Online Exams/Tests & the Testing Centre
• Feb. 17 – ••• No workshop available - Reading Week •••
• Feb. 24 – Managing Successful Classroom Discussions
All workshops will be held in the Teaching Centre (L1126) and will run from 12 - 1 PM. No need to RSVP, just drop in when you can.
ED Talks with Dr. Sheila McManus and Michael Madore
Green Chair Interview: Attending a Teaching Confernce with Tom Perks
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.
Feedback for Your Teaching
This resource has been prepared by the Teaching Centre at the University of Lethbridge to help provide direction for Instructional Staff to gather quality feedback on their teaching for the purpose of self-reflection and growth.
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.
Sample Rubrics for Marking
Sample Holistic, Analytical and Anaholistic rubrics available in word form for you to start using.
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.