News archive - August 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

CTE welcomes back Samar Mohamed!

Samar Mohamed

CTE would like to welcome back Samar Mohamed to her role as Faculty Liaison for Engineering. For the past year, while her husband has been on sabbatical, Samar has been on leave with her family. She’s eager to start working again with her faculty members! During her absence, Tiuley Alguindigue ably filled in for Samar, and has returned to her position of Lab Instructor in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Crystal Tse: Contributor to New SOTL Ethics Guide

The University of Calgary's Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning has just published a new guide entitled "Ethics in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Key Principle and Strategies for Ethical Practice." CTE's Crystal Tse, Instructional Developer for Research and Consulting, is among the contributors to this guide. 

Monday, August 21, 2017

Register now for Waterloo's annual New Faculty Welcome Event

University of Waterloo sign

Happening September 6, this annual orientation event features a series of sessions designed to acclimatize new faculty to their roles at Waterloo and to help them become familiar with campus resources. Registration closes August 25. 

Visit the New Faculty Welcome event page to register. 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

CTE staff receive funds to learn from colleagues abroad

Staff International Experience Fund

CTE Instructional Developer Monica Vesely and Senior Instructional Developer Katherine Lithgow have received funds through the Staff International Experience Fund (SIEF) to learn from colleagues in educational development in the UK, the Netherlands, and Australia. Administered by Waterloo International, the SIEF program allows selected staff members to embark on an international experience that advances the University’s strategic objectives and supports their professional development.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Featured workshop: LEARN Kick Starter


Get a hands-on introduction to Waterloo's course management system, LEARN, in our half-day LEARN Kick Starter on August 16.