News archive - November 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Featured presentation: Gender bias in the classroom and women in STEM

Centre for Teaching Excellence
Join us on Tuesday, December 6 for two interactive presentations by doctoral students taking part in the advanced Certificate in University Teaching (CUT) program and find out more about the educational research interests of graduate students at Waterloo.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Featured Presentation: Student experiences of in-class quiz questions

Dan Smilek

Title: Student experiences of in-class quiz questions: The roles of feedback and question duration

Presenter: Dan Smilek, Psychology

Date: Friday, November 18, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM 

Location: PAS 4032

Friday, November 11, 2016

Research project to assess perceptions of teaching culture underway at UWaterloo

Donna Ellis, Director of the Centre for Teaching Excellence, is leading the University of Waterloo implementation of a research project to assess instructors’, staff members’, and students’ perceptions of university teaching culture. The research is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and is being conducted at eight other universities in Canada.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

CTE is accepting applications for the Certificate of University Teaching program!

The Centre for Teaching Excellence is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for the Certificate in University Teaching (CUT) program.

The CUT is an intensive program comprising of three courses in Graduate Studies (GS) which provide a comprehensive teacher-development experience: