News for Teaching and learning

Monday, June 29, 2020

Behind the scenes with online learning at the School of Pharmacy

Two images. Left: Prof. William Wong looking at desktop computer. Right: Female student working on a laptop.

Online learning is the new norm at the School of Pharmacy this Spring Term as a result of COVID-19. Like other faculty members, William W.L. Wong is exploring a variety of innovative methods to deliver content and assessments in a virtual space. Together, he and Pharmacy support staff devised a solution to continue offering a hands-on learning experience to his remote students.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Two Faculty of Science lecturers receive 2020 Distinguished Teacher Awards

Rick Marta and Cynthia Richard were both recognized for their excellence in teaching with a 2020 Distinguished Teacher Award from the Centre of Teaching Excellence. Cynthia is the first recipient from the School of Pharmacy to receive the honour.

Monday, April 27, 2020

Laura Deakin and Nardine Nakhla receive the 2020 Excellence in Science Teaching Award

Nanotechnology engineering instructor Laura Deakin and pharmacist Nardine Nakhla have been awarded the Faculty of Science's 2020 Excellence in Science Teaching Award for their innovative and engaging teaching methods.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Beyond flight shaming

Airplane flying into the sunset

In an industry with soaring growth, keeping air travel sustainable means training future aviators to transform the industry

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Philippe Van Cappellen to receive Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision

Philippe Van Cappellen

Professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate Philippe Van Cappellen has been selected to receive an Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision this year from the University of Waterloo.