Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal

OFFICE OF THE

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

OFFICE OF THE

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

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Teaching and Learning at Queen's


As stated in the Teaching and Learning Action Plan, Queen’s vision is to continue to exemplify the quintessential balanced academy: a research-intensive university with a transformative student learning experience. As such, Queen’s is committed to strengthening and expanding its high-quality educational programming by promoting excellence in teaching while providing our students with innovative learning experiences that prepare them to be lifelong learners in the 21st century.

Queen’s recognizes that the teaching and learning landscape is shifting in exciting new directions and if we are to remain successful in providing the ultimate transformative student learning experience, we must continue to identify and implement new opportunities that build on our strong foundations. This work is achieved through innovative solutions, such as active and collaborative learning techniques, rethinking classroom spaces, and implementing alternative program delivery methods to better reflect the opportunities of the digital age. We are also working to expand the diversity of credentials, as well as experiential and entrepreneurial learning opportunities that will foster the skills needed for our students to be successful in today’s increasingly diverse labour market.

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    Graduate Studies in Education students get to know one another through small group studies.

  • [computing class]

    Computing students engage in active learning in a recently renovated Ellis Hall classroom.

  • [student looking at art]

    As a space of display, innovation and exchange, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre is an experiential learning space for diverse disciplines at Queen’s, and a public gallery for the Kingston region.

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    The Alan G. Green Fireplace Reading Room in Stauffer Library is a relaxing place to hit the books.

  • [Ellis Hall classroom]

    Newly renovated learning spaces have been designed, built and equipped to accommodate different numbers of students in different configurations and with different technologies.

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    The Queen's campus is a welcoming living and learning environment.

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    Chernoff Hall has more than 5,000 m² devoted to lab space.