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The offices of CTE will be closed on Thursday, May 17 for our staff PD day. 

The elevator in Environment 1 (EV1) is shut down for maintenance from April 23 to May 25, 2018. During this time, the only way to access CTE’s offices on the third floor of EV1 is by the stairs. We are happy to arrange an alternative meeting place for CTE meetings if requested. For directions to our workshop spaces (EV1 241 and 242) via the elevator in EV3, please visit our Location page. We invite you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. 

Registration now open for 2018 Teaching and Learning Conference

Thursday, February 8, 2018

 Motivating our Students and Ourselves

Register for the 2018 University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference and join Waterloo instructors, staff, and students on April 26 for a full day devoted to exploring the role motivation plays in teaching and learning. Joe Kim, Associate Professor in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour at McMaster University and recipient of the 2017 D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning, will kick off the conference with a keynote talk on student motivation and durable learning — learning that extends beyond the short-term and into the long-term retention of information that remains with students after the final exam. And in our Igniting Our Practice session, Sarah Tolmie (English Language and Literature) and Brian Forrest (Pure Mathematics) will invite participants to their classrooms by recreating successful ineractive teaching strategies. Registration closes ​April ​4, ​2018. ​