Teaching and Assessing for Life Beyond the Classroom
We need to prepare students so they’re successful, independent, adaptable and resilient in life outside of school. If we are successful at achieving that goal, scores on well-designed assessments should reflect our success but the scores themselves should never be the goal. - Dr. David Slomp
The Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge is pleased to have two approved pathways leading to Alberta Education Leadership Quality Standard certification: Master of Education (Educational Leadership) and Leadership Quality Standard Two-course Package.
Coping with COVID: Harnessing our Natural Stress Response
“We are wired to bounce back, but first we have to help our nervous system receive a message that despite being uncomfortable we will survive. We are ok," says Dr. Dawn McBride, Registered Psychologist and Associate Professor with the Faculty of Education.
We are committed to the well-being of our students and partners in determining what the future might look like in the Faculty of Education. As you may be aware, the University of Lethbridge will offer instruction and support with online delivery in the Spring 2021 semester. With this in mind—and with the contours of the COVID-19 guidelines in place—we aspire to move forward responsibly delivering online the quality of instruction and support that our undergraduate and graduate programs are known for.
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During this unprecedented time we would like you to know that we continue to operate—in these unusual circumstances, on a different kind of platform. Going forward we continue to be here for you.
Delivering Canada's First Master of Counselling Graduate Program
While teaching in the United Arab Emirates Dr. Dawn McBride worked with three Alberta universities to develop Canada’s first Master of Counselling graduate program delivered online with residential components. This is work …
Leadership in Education: The Power of Generative Dialogue
Published in 2020, Leadership in Education: The Power of Generative Dialogue reflects more than 15 years of ongoing research spanning two continents, thousands of classrooms and dozens of school systems.
The Intersectionality of Faith, Mental Health and Wellness for Racialized Populations
During the Pandemic
“Initially there was talk that the COVID-19 pandemic was impacting people equally, only to find out that’s not the case” says Dr. Sandra Dixon, assistant professor in the University of Lethbridge Faculty …
5 questions with shining graduate Sheadene Morrison (Drama/Education)
Sheadene Morrison graduates this fall with a Bachelor of Arts (Drama) and Bachelor of Education (Dramatic Arts). Sheadene was nominated to be recognized as a Shining Graduate by Drama department chair, Jay Whitehead.