Presentations (Centre for Teaching and Learning)
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- 5University of Alberta Libraries Workshop
- 3University of Alberta Centre for Teaching and Learning
- 2Centre for Teaching and Learning
- 1ACRL Framework
- 1Active Learning
What is active learning? Why should I build active learning strategies into my teaching? Using technology to promote active learning (J.R. Dingwall). Looking closely at some active learning strategies. Selecting and personalizing active learning strategies.
What is "Backwards Design"? Why should I use it? What is the process? Putting the "work" in "workshop": identifying goals, writing clear and specific learning objectives, determining acceptable evidence of learning, designing effective learning activities.
Define blended learning. Describe the characteristics of a flipped classroom. Identify the benefits and constraints of flipped classes. Identify some best practices associated with flipping a course. Begin to imagine and/or create some "flipped" experiences for a workshop/session.
Definition and techniques for gathering, using, and integrating formative assessment into library workshop/session plans.
The pedagogical benefits of using lesson "hooks" or "anticipatory sets." Examples and characteristics of effective hooks.
SoTL Canada recently conducted a survey to gain insight into the SoTL activities of faculty and staff at institutions of higher learning across Canada. In addition to demographic and institutional characteristics, participants (n=351) were asked questions regarding the type of SoTL work they are...
Maximizing the Effectiveness of the "One Shot" Workshop: University of Alberta Libraries Workshop, February 25, 2016Download
Three key principles to maximize one-shot workshops.
Abstract The adoption of quality OERs is reshaping HiEd classrooms, lowering the cost and furthering the democratization of learning. However, there is also a movement of disengagement with text-based learning that threatens to undermine the impact of open textbooks. Most learners are no longer...
SoTL Canada is a constituency of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and we are part of the SoTL Canada executive team, elected by its membership. Formed in 2012, SoTL Canada strives to provide “a targeted opportunity for SoTL scholars to form a community to share findings...