CENTRE FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE
SPRING WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
Come join CTE and CFA for light refreshments as we celebrate the beginning of the term and our new space in FIR 402.
 Tuesday, January 29, 2019 11:40am - 12:50pm
ISW is a 3-day internationally recognized workshop for new and experienced instructors designed to enhance teaching effectiveness.

January 18, 25, Feb 1 8:30am-4:30pm (3 Fridays)
March 1, 8, 15   8:30am - 4:30pm (3 Fridays)
Why use Moodle and how do you get started? Join us for some hands-on practice to explore basic tools and best practices for teaching and learning with Moodle.

Drop-in: Thursday or Friday, Jan 10 and 11 9:00am - 11:00am FR402
Join us for an informal brown bag lunch series addressing a variety of teaching-related topics. Meet new colleagues, expand your campus-side network, and share your experiences. 
January 16    Dealing with Challenging Classroom Situations
February 13  Topic TBA
March 13       Topic TBA
April 10          Topic TBA
11:30am-1:00pm FR402A
Teaching Matters is a monthly program that provides faculty with the opportunity to learn about timely and practical approaches for enhancing teaching. 
January 17 2:30pm - 4:00pm BR126
Active Learning Strategies Sign up now

February 12 1:00pm - 2:30pm LB322
Gathering Early Semester Student Feedback Sign up now

March 14 2:30pm - 4:00pm LB322
Managing Your Marking Sign up now
Did you miss this program in the fall? Teaching Triangles offers faculty an opportunity to gain inspiration and new insight into their teaching through a non-evaluative process of reciprocal classroom observations and reflections.

Kickoff Meeting: January 31 1:30pm - 3:00 pm CTE ( FR402) Sign up now
Join CTE and CapU colleagues to experience active learning online in action in this 2-week mostly self-paced online workshop. Explore how to complement or rethink a course with active learning activities online, map out your own activity and get feedback from peers.

March 4 – March 15 2 weeks Online Sign up now
COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE:

Come practice and experience the power of Liberating Structures in a safe and welcoming peer environment. The practice group meets monthly and all faculty are welcome to drop in!
Next meet-up: January 22 1:00pm - 2:30pm LB145

OPEN EDUCATIONAL PEDAGOGY AND RESOURCES
Are you currently using Open Educational Resources or are interested in open pedagogy and assignments? If so, come join our community of practice. Sign up now
This campus learning community brings together faculty and staff for informal discussions on topics relating to the use of portfolios across campus and beyond.

Fridays, February 1, March 1, April 5 2:30pm - 4:00pm (CTE) FR402
CAPU BOOK CLUB

This spring we are reading Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning by James Lang. Email us to join and to get your copy of the book.

READING WEEK FACULTY LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES February 19-22

Join us for sessions on Imagination Education, Scholarly Teaching and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Teaching with Technology, and ePortfolios. Times TBA in our January newsletter.
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Faculty Teaching and Learning Symposium 2019 is coming back in May!
Monday, May 6th - Friday, May 10th   9:00am -4:00pm
Stay tuned for more information.

See our Events Calendar for all the dates
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The Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) fosters excellence, innovation, and collaboration in teaching and learning by supporting faculty and staff though programming, mentoring, professional development opportunities, and research on effective.