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Extending Your Teaching Practice: Working in the Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning (CIEL)

Photo by Joshua Sorenson on Unsplash Learning Opportunity for Teaching Faculty Members at Vancouver Island University VIU Job Posting Link (Open August 30 – September 26) Overview The Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning at Vancouver Island University (VIU) welcomes one current VIU… 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 →

My Life as a Rebel

By Deirdre Godwin, Program Assistant, Professional Development and Training, Faculties of Health and Human Services & Trades and Applied Technology, VIU In an earlier incarnation, or so it now seems, I was a student at an institution called Malaspina College…. Continue Reading →

Pushing Back at the Imposter Syndrome

by Bryan Webber, Teaching Faculty Member, Faculty of Management, VIU The “Imposter Syndrome” is a psychological phenomenon that I’m familiar with from my previous life in the corporate world. In my simplified version, it refers to one’s self-doubt about their… Continue Reading →

Choosing What to Learn and Who to Listen To

by Darlene Goodrick, Supervisor – Printing & Duplicating, Vancouver Island University In my last writing I talked about how fortunate we are to be working at a University where there is so much opportunity to learn and teach. In this… Continue Reading →

Student Identity—Shifting from Child to Adult Learner

by Andrea Noble, Online Course Support Assistant, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning (CIEL) A child’s fulltime “job” is to attend school. Because it is the main activity of life, a great deal of emphasis is placed here. Students… Continue Reading →

Life and Learning

By Deirdre Godwin, Program Assistant, Professional Development and Training, Faculties of Health and Human Services& Trades and Applied Technology, VIU Life is a learning experience. When I was growing up, I always swore that I would never be a teacher…. Continue Reading →

ePortfolio Overview

What is an ePortfolio? One of the most comprehensive definitions of ePortfolios comes from Gabriele Bauer from Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Delaware: The academic ePortfolio is a selective set of online, reflective, integrative, and personal documents that… Continue Reading →

5X5X25 Challenge: Open Blogging with VIU Employees

The 5 X 5 X 25 Challenge!   Wanting to do something a bit different this term to engage more than just teaching faculty in our offerings, I found an idea on Faculty Focus about a college in the US… Continue Reading →

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