The Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) Grants provide support for investigating innovative approaches to enhancing teaching with a focus on fostering deep student learning at the University of Waterloo. The deadline for the LITE Full Grants, which provide funding of up to $30,000, is October 1.
CTE's 2017 Focus on Teaching Week runs from Monday, October 2 to Friday, October 6, and will offer nine different workshops on topics such as course design, problem-based learning, high-impact practices, and more. Feel free to register for any of the workshops! If you have questions, please contact Trevor Holmes.
We are pleased to announce that two former Graduate Instructional Developers are beginning faculty positions this term. Charis Enns is now a Lecturer in International Development in the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield (UK). In addition to continuing with her research, she will be teaching courses in the department’s undergraduate and masters programs on geographies of international development and political geography. Alexander Howse is now a Mathematics Instructor at Red Deer College in Alberta where he will be teaching Elementary Calculus and Introduction to Applied Statistics. We send our congratulations to Charis and Alex.