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Tao of Marking: Caring For Students through Unmarking Your Courses

Photo by David Emrich on Unsplash The Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning at Vancouver Island University is putting on a series of activities this year about marking and grading. We are asking faculty to examine their marking and grading practices, and… Continue Reading →

VIU Teaching and Learning Conference: Registration Filling Up Fast!

VIU Teaching and Learning Conference: Celebrating Impactful Assessment Wednesday, May 10 – Friday, May 12 Conference Website: bit.ly/viutlc2017 Program Sessions: Link (online schedule that allows you to bookmark sessions you may wish to attend; adding sessions to your schedule does not… Continue Reading →

I have to get an A on this!

by Rob Ferguson, Teaching Faculty Member and Co-Chair, Department of Recreation and Tourism Management, Faculty of Management, VIU Our current higher education system has created a culture where the almighty ‘A’ has somehow lost some of its sheen. I’m confident… Continue Reading →

What’s the purpose of higher education?

by Andrea Noble, Online Course Support Assistant, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning (CIEL) 100% Human Connection If the purpose of higher education is to gather information, the Internet would’ve replaced teachers by now. When teachers bring the human… Continue Reading →

The Post-Assessment Reflection (PAR)

by Jessie Key, Teaching Faculty Member, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, VIU As an instructor, it is really frustrating and disappointing when students receive back a marked assessment (Quiz, Test, Report etc.), look at the grade and… Continue Reading →

Writing Examinations

by Jessie Key, Teaching Faculty Member, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, VIU As a newer teaching faculty member, I find one of the most difficult and time consuming parts of my job is writing and marking exams…. Continue Reading →

Group Exams – A Testimonial

by Sandra Johnstone, Teaching Faculty, Faculty of Science and Technology, VIU Finally jumping on the bandwagon I’ve been intrigued by the idea of group exams for a while, but hadn’t got around to testing out the idea in any of… Continue Reading →

Think Outside the Dodecahedron Part 1

by Anna Atkinson, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Vancouver Island University I love the word dodecahedron, and boxes are a bit boring even when you’re thinking outside them. Besides, the term “think outside the box” suggests that… Continue Reading →

Life Map

By Sherryl Maglione (Miss Magz), Cowichan Campus, ABE English Instructor, Vancouver Island University A meaningful way to understand one’s life and commemorate one’s progress through events and situations is to reflect on important memories, think about the people who are… Continue Reading →

Defender of academic standards or supporter of student success?

by Rob Ferguson, Teaching Faculty Member and Co-Chair, Department of Recreation and Tourism Management, Faculty of Management, VIU Being an educator within post secondary is often a position where interests and values seemingly conflict. For example early on in my… Continue Reading →

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