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VIU’s Council on Learning and Teaching Excellence: Takes on Institutional Challenges

VIU’s Council on Learning and Teaching Excellence is Taking on Institutional Challenges: Seeking New Members for 2017-2018! Handout (PDF): Summary Handout For the 2017-2018 year, faculty members will explore solutions, resources and activities to support these two institutional challenges. Identified… Continue Reading →

Teaching Excellence Video Series: Marilyn Funk discusses her community-based project on Newcastle Island

Marilyn Funk from the Department of Resource Management and Protection discusses her community-based project which students participate in on Newcastle Island.

Teaching Excellence Video Series: Alan Gilchrist on coordinating group work and using problem based learning

Alan Gilchrist from Geography shares his strategies for organizing successful group work. In this video Alan shares his strategies for implementing problem-based learning

Teaching Excellence Video Series: Eric Demers on hands on experience, conservation research and student skills development

Eric Demers and students from Biology discuss their experiences learning to bird band at VIU.

Don’t be Chicken About Taking Risks in The Classroom

By Tianna Teale, Student Teacher, Year 5 Bachelor of Education, Faculty of Education, VIU When my sponsor teacher gave me the topic of animals and life cycles for my final practicum in grade 2 science, I thought “perfect! I love… Continue Reading →

Reflecting on the Importance of Opportunities

By Nolan Stewart, Student Teacher, Year 5 Bachelor of Education, Faculty of Education, VIU At the time that this blog was written I have exactly 19 weeks classroom teaching experience. In the grand scheme of things this is a relatively… Continue Reading →

Chilly Learning: The Sequel

by Greg Klimes, Teaching Faculty, RMOT, Faculty of Science and Technology, Vancouver Island University A couple of blogs ago I wrote about our upcoming overnight field camp in the forests of Vancouver Island and only 30 minutes west of VIU…. Continue Reading →

I love it when a plan comes together

by Rob Ferguson, Teaching Faculty Member and Co-Chair, Department of Recreation and Tourism Management, Faculty of Management, VIU While I refuse to acknowledge that I am well past my youthful prime, I am old enough to remember the popular TV… Continue Reading →

Simulation Snippets Part V

By Barbara Metcalf, Teaching Faculty Member, Bachelor of Nursing Program, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, VIU For all blog posts on this topic see Simulation Snippets Part 1; Part II, Part III and Part IV This has been another red letter… Continue Reading →

Simulation Snippets Part IV

By Barbara Metcalf, Teaching Faculty Member, Bachelor of Nursing Program, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, VIU For all blog posts on this topic see Simulation Snippets Part 1; Part II, Part III and Part V   For this posting I would… Continue Reading →

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