Call for Submissions
We encourage all faculty, instructors, and graduate students to submit an article to this magazine. Please see our web page for more information regarding submissions.
Deadline for submission is June 10, 2016
Spark: 2016 Teaching Symposium Draw Winner
The winner of an iPad Mini 2 and earpods is....
Janet Youngdahl from the Faculty of Fine Arts.
Instructional Skills Workshshop (Graduate)
Are you part of the ISW workshops for graduate students? This is a reminder that the workshop runs next week from May 9th -12th in L1168. If you have any questions please contact Jill Payant in the Teaching Centre.
Instructional Skills Workshshop (Faculty)
Are you a faculty member participating in the next ISW workshop? if so, the workshop will be held from May 16th - 19th in L1168. If you have any questions please contact Jill Payant in the Teaching Centre.
ED Talks with Sheila McManus and Adam Mason
Green Chair Interview: New to the UofL with Alain Takam
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.
Quick Rubric Creator
An easy to use online interface for creating rubrics that can be printed and saved. http://quickrubric.com
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.