Heather Pastro from Education discusses her methods for working with students who are at very different levels in the subject matter. Heather discusses the methods she uses to build trust with her students so that they can excel in class…. Continue Reading →
Alan Gilchrist from Geography shares his strategies for organizing successful group work. In this video Alan shares his strategies for implementing problem-based learning
Greg Bush from Music discusses his LITE Grant project in which he invited a composer to his Jazz Ensemble class to create custom-designed music written just for them.
Jessie Key from Chemistry discusses his use of video tutorials for lectures and labs.
Eric Demers and students from Biology discuss their experiences learning to bird band at VIU.
Louis Mattar from Sport, Health & Physical Education shares his strategies for getting to know students, gathering feedback and flipping the classroom.
On January 15th Clint Lalonde from BC Campus visited VIU to talk about the BCcampus Open Textbook Project. Clint Lalonde manages the Open Education department at BCcampus and is an extremely experienced educational technologist in all aspects of teaching and learning…. Continue Reading →
We launched WordPress.viu.ca as a blogging/website service for faculty at Vancouver Island University in early 2012. The site is set up as a WordPress multisite network, so we maintain one version of the software/code and faculty can login and create… Continue Reading →
Last week I attended the Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) Online Spring Focus Session on Faculty Engagement and Development: Effective & Innovative Practice. The session ran over three days from 9am-1pm online in Adobe Connect, an asynchronous collaborative meeting room very… Continue Reading →