The Council

Officially, it’s the Council on Learning and Teaching Excellence. But we just call it the Council. Conjuring up images of robed intellectuals marching toward a dimly lit lecture theatre. Doing secret handshakes and talking in hushed tones about teaching and Read more ›

5 Key Changes in BC’s New K-12 Curriculum: What are the Implications for Post-Secondary?

By Liesel Knaack, Director, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning, Vancouver Island University PDF of Blog Post (1.5 MB) British Columbia’s Kindergarten to Grade 12 education system is being updated and enhanced. New mandated curriculum for Kindergarten (K) to Read more ›

(Re)Designing blended and online engagement: A course redesign program for enhancing the digital learning experience

This page outlines details about VIU’s Blended and Online Learning Course Redesign Institute running from December 2017 – May 2018.  Facilitators: Kathleen Bortolin, Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Stephanie Boychuk, Learning Technologies Support Specialist, and Maxwell Stevenson, Associate Director, Centre for Innovation and Read more ›