Waterloo's Teaching Innovation Incubator (TII) has recently accepted another important project: the Student-Led, Individually Created Course (SLICCs) framework. Developed at the University of Edinburgh, SLICCs are a self-directed learning approach that offers benefits to both students and instructors by collaboratively shaping educational experiences. Click the title for more details.
Do you know a graduate student or postdoc who is teaching their own course in the Fall 2023 or Winter 2024 term? Check out our new New Instructor Foundations Program webpage to find out more about the three half-day program, taking place from August 1 to 3, 2023.
In light of the recent and disturbing violent attack that took place in the University of Waterloo's Hagey Hall, instructors, staff, and students may want to consult the Teaching in Times of Crisis resource developed by Vanderbilt University.
On June 5, 2023, CTE held its annual Professional Development Day. Staff members gathered under one of the gazebos in Waterloo Park for a day of learning and .... click the title to read more.
The 14th Annual University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning conference was held this past May 3 and 4, with a day of online pre-conference workshops preceding the in-person conference, the first since our last in-person conference in 2019. After two years of online conferences to sustain conversations around teaching and learning in the midst of the pandemic, the energy and community-building emerging from our return to in-person was inspiring.
April was an exciting and busy month for CTE. We were able to offer some of our Signature Annual Events -- including the Waterloo Assessment Institute and the PebblePad Showcase -- in person after so long!
Come join our team of Indigenous Educational Developers at the University of Waterloo. Housed in the Centre for Teaching Excellence, we are a team of 4 about to be a team of 3 looking for another Indigenous member to fill an 18-month parental leave.
The keynote speaker, Barbara Moktthewenkwe Wall (Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, Trent University) will present the keynote address entitled Zhawenjigewin Miinwaa Ganawenindiwag: Cultivating Embodied Learning Through Pedagogies of Kindness and Care.
Interview with Shayla Redlin Hume, Recipient of the 2023 Certificate of University Teaching Award
The recipient of the 2023 Certificate in University Teaching Award is Shayla Redlin.