Learning Design for Deep Learning

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Fostering Greater Student Independence: VIU’s August Team-Based Learning Course Redesign

On August 20-23, the Centre launched its 6th cohort of Team-Based-Learning Course Re-Designers Michaelsen’s Team-Based Learning Model is a method that fosters greater student independence and personal responsibility for learning. The key is a simple, coherent set of instructional protocols… Continue Reading →

What makes VIU Excellent in Teaching and Learning?

In May 2018, Vancouver Island University was named a finalist in the Global Teaching Excellence Awards from the Higher Education Academy headquartered in the United Kingdom. Just one of 17 finalists from more than 40 countries, VIU was the only… 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 →

Teaching Excellence Video Series: Greg Bush on creating authentic learning experiences

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.

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.

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 →

Calibrated Peer Review 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 Calibrated Peer Review Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV I would like… 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 →

Calibrated Peer Review 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 Calibrated Peer Review Part I, Part II, Part III and Part V For this… Continue Reading →

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