Feb 28, 2013
Our own Teaching and Learning Group launched Talking about Teaching Brown Bag Lunch Sessions on February 1. The purpose of Talking about Teaching is to create a learning community for our teachers. The initiative brings teachers together, in community, to share things they are doing to engage students, provide opportunities to discuss and model characteristics of quality teaching, to get support with teaching challenges, and to try out new ideas or concepts before introducing them […]Read More...
Jan 11, 2013
Our November 22nd workshop on Team Based Learning (TBL) was excellent. Jim Sibley, Director of the Centre for Instructional Support at the Faculty of Applied Science at University of British Columbia and a strong advocate for TBL, did an excellent job modelling how this pedagogy can be used in the classroom. Team-Based Learning was born in the University of Oklahoma Business School. The methodology focuses on having teams make difficult decisions and then publicly report […]Read More...
Dec 21, 2012
A teaching forum hosted by the Beedie School of Business this past fall for faculty demonstrated once again why Beedie is recognized as one of Canada’s leading institutions not only in the realm of academic research but also for teaching and learning. Held on November 2, 2012, the second annual Teaching and Learning Luncheon offered the school’s faculty members an opportunity to come together in a supportive and collegial environment to engage in learning and […]Read More...