Centre for Teaching and Learning

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Welcome to the New Centre for Teaching and Learning Website!

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    Student Writing Conversations
    Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    Is student writing on your mind? Perhaps you’ve experienced student writing that exceeded your expectations or where your class clearly struggled with the research and writing process. We invite anyone interested in this topic (faculty, teaching assistants, librarians, staff, graduate and undergraduate students) to join a discussion group on student writing.

    More information

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    Nurturing Inclusive Cultures of Teaching and Learning! TD Day 2016 will be on Wednesday, September 7, 2016!

    This year the theme for Teaching Development Day (TD Day) is “Nurturing Inclusive Cultures of Teaching and Learning.” This will be a day to acknowledge diversity, in all its forms, and work to create inclusive learning environments that respect all participants - teachers and learners alike.

    To learn more, please visit the TD Day page.

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    Creative Expressions of Teaching and Learning is well underway for the October 2016 exhibit features teaching and learning art and artifacts that thorough a creative lens can be seen as art.

    To learn more, visit the Creative Expressions page.

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    Congratulations to this year's Principal's Dream Course Winners! Read the article in the Queen's Gazette!

    Learn more about the Principal's Dream Courses!

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    Investing in learning spaces

    Queen's will be investing $3 Million into the renewal of it internal classrooms over the next 3 years and they want your input!

    To read the full article, see the Queen's Gazette, or complete the survey.

The Centre for Teaching and learning is the academic service unit that promotes and supports quality teaching and builds teaching and educational leadership capacity in direct support of Queen’s students’ learning experiences. We support evidence-based, innovative and sustainable strategic program enhancement initiatives, and encourage and support emerging, grassroots investigations of novel approaches to teaching and learning.

With the broad mandate to help Queen's Educators we provide support with:

Teaching and Assessment Strategies

Taking practice-based and literature-informed approaches, the CTL partners with Queen’s educators by providing expertise to enhance pedagogical practices, and provides educational leadership within the context of Canadian higher education.

Learning Outcomes; Course/Curriculum Design and Review

We collaborate at all levels of practice - Institutional, Faculty, Departmental and individual - working toward course and curriculum improvement, learning outcomes identification and assessment, mapping and development initiatives for existing and new programs.

For more resources and information on Learning Outcomes; Course/Curriculum Design and Review.

Learning Spaces and Educational Technologies

We collaborate with educators at the university on matters related to design, use and assessment of the teaching and learning environment. Our purpose is to provide a perspective that represents the needs of faculty and that enhances students’ learning experience. The teaching and learning environment includes both physical and virtual spaces and the implementation of learning technology to support learning in all instructional environments at Queen’s.

For more resources and information on Learning Spaces and Educational Technologies.

Graduate Student and Post-Doc Teaching Development

The CTL provides programming, resources and support for graduate students’ and post-docs’ development as educators. Working with individuals or departmental groups we help to develop teaching skills and conceptions of teaching and learning.

For more resources and information on Graduate Student and Post-Doc Teaching Development.