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The Centre for Teaching Excellence collaborates with individuals, academic departments, and academic support units to foster capacity and community around teaching and to promote an institutional culture that values effective teaching and meaningful learning.

  1. Feb. 20, 2017Take a workshop at Educational Technologies WeekCentre for teaching excellence logo

    Educational Technologies Week: Monday, Feb. 27 – Friday, Mar. 3

    We kick off a whole week of workshops on educational technologies next Monday with a keynote session, Recognizing Knowledge & Skills in a Digital Age, by Don Presant. Attend up to 15 workshops on topics like gamification, the flipped classroom, blended learning, Mobius, online course design, Twitter in the classroom, and more. Register today

  2. Feb. 16, 2017Waterloo instructor receives 3M National Teaching FellowshipGordon Stubley

    Gordon Stubley has been honoured with a 3M National Teaching Fellowship, awarded by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and 3M Canada. Up to 10 people from across Canada are presented annually with the fellowship, one of Canada's most prestigious awards for excellence in post-secondary education.

    “There are lots of people who do really good work at this university in teaching,” says Stubley. “I think it’s really important that we learn to talk about how we achieve excellence and how our students see excellence.”

    For the full story, and to hear about why students call Stubley "the engineering Bill Nye," read this profile from the Faculty of Engineering: Professor honoured with national teaching fellowship.

  3. Feb. 16, 2017Christina Pace joins CTE teamChristina Pace

    Christina is the new administrative assistant for CTE. Christina joins us from the University Relations team where she worked for three and a half years providing high-level senior administrative support. Prior to that, she worked in the Office of Advancement for four and a half years. Christina has her BA from Waterloo and is currently completing her final year in the Bachelor of Social Work program through Renison University College. Christina has a true passion for teaching, advising, and counseling. In her spare time she spends time with her family, volunteers at a long-term care facility, and loves to read.

    As the Administrative Assistant, Christina will provide a variety of administrative support including support for the Director, financial management, human resource management, technical support, and safety planning. Her role also includes support for CTE’s Teaching and Learning Conference and LITE grants.

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