Author Archives: Charlene Stewart

VIU Graduate Attributes – Ways of knowing, doing and being

The 2018-2019 Council on Learning and Teaching Excellence continues to explore the implementation and assessment of VIU’s Graduate Attributes. My group is focused on ways students can represent their learning. One challenge we’ve identified is that students are unfamiliar with … Continue reading

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Teaching and Learning Show ‘n’ Share (2017)

Teaching and Learning Show ‘n’ Share (Jan 2017), VIU, Nanaimo, B.C. Using Infographics and Stories to Assess Student Understanding Co-presented with Lisa Lewis Presentation Abstract Looking for ways to reinforce and expand their students’ understanding of the concepts within Biology … Continue reading

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New Semester, New Experiential Learning Activity

Unfortunately, my class schedule for Foundations doesn’t work well with the Human Anatomy schedule. This means I needed a new plan – a new experiential activity. I’ve decided to have my students explore VIU’s Learning Matters website, to see if … Continue reading

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The Mash-up Experience

As an experiential learning exercise, my Foundations students worked with Human Anatomy students to create learning resource for anatomy that would ultimately be shared with the ‘wide world’ outside their classroom. My students were the experts on learning, and the … Continue reading

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Institute for Innovation in Education: 2016 Vancouver Island Gathering

iiE: Knowledge, Learning and Creativity from Multiple Perspectives (Oct 2016), Nanaimo, B.C. Supporting Student Learning: Learning How to Learn Presentation Abstract It is often assumed that students attending post-secondary institutions have the skills necessary for successful learning. However, strategies that … Continue reading

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Foundations for Success…Successfully completed ’round 1′

I made it through the first run of my new course (FNFS 105: Elements of Anatomy and Physiology: Strategies for Success in Health Sciences)! During the spring semester, I maintained a journal of my thoughts on how each class went … Continue reading

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EdMedia 2016: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

I had the great fortune to attend the EdMedia 2016 conference in Vancouver June 28-30 at the Sheraton Wall Centre. I had never attended an international conference, and was very excited to hear how other educators used technology in their … Continue reading

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VIU Teaching and Learning Conference (2016)

VIU Teaching and Learning Conference (May 2016), Nanaimo, B.C. Supporting Student Learning: Learning How to Learn Presentation Abstract Learning strategies that may have served students well in secondary education do not always transfer well to an environment that requires self-regulation. … Continue reading

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Master of Education Research Conference

Master of Education Research Conference (March 2016), VIU, Nanaimo, B.C. Teaching Learning Strategies for Student Success Presentation Rethinking Course Design  

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OLTD 510 – Capstone Learnings

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