Thursday, October 18, 2018

Supporting Mental Health: A New Workshop for Waterloo TAs

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CTE has partnered with the Student Success Office to deliver Supporting Student Mental Health, a new workshop for teaching assistants that will discuss ways in which TAs can support student mental health and well-being. The workshop was jointly developed by CTE and SSO and  will be offered every term.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Focus on Teaching Week: Workshops and More!

This week CTE is offering a number of workshops as part of its “Focus on Teaching Week.” Workshops topics include course design, writing effective multiple-choice questions, creating effective written assignments, and more. Wednesday will also feature a day-long Experiential Learning Symposium. Additionally, the university’s new ePortfolio system – PebblePad – will be introduced. Details about Focus on Teaching Week are available on CTE’s events page.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

CTE staff member co-authors article on Turnitin

Chris Zaza (CTE's Faculty Liaison for AHS) and Amanda McKenzie (Director, Quality Assurance) have recently published an article in The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning entitled ​"Turnitin Use at a Canadian University." 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

CTE staff member co-authors article on "care" in faculty learning communities

Trevor Holmes (CTE's Senior Instructional Developer for Faculty Programs and Research) is co-author, along with several Waterloo faculty members, of "The flourishing of care in a multidisciplinary Faculty Learning Community," recently published in the International Journal for Academic Development. The lead author of the article is former CTE staff member Julie Timmermans (now at the University of Otago, New Zealand). 

Monday, September 17, 2018

2019 Teaching and Learning Conference: May 2, 2019

Save the Date! We’re pleased to announce that the next University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Information about the Conference theme, the proposal submission deadline, and registration will be posted later this fall on the Conference website.

If you have any questions about the Conference, please don’t hesitate to contact us at uwtl@uwaterloo.ca.