The Teaching & Learning Centre supports teaching excellence and relevant and inspiring learning environments and experiences for students at Selkirk College.
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The Teaching & Learning Centre supports:
Excellence in instruction, course development and delivery, authentic evaluation, variety and relevance of teaching strategies, levelling and ladering of outcomes.
Increasing the effective use of educational technologies, especially in the transition to online and blended learning.
Incorporating specific pedagogies, e.g., work integrated learning, Indigenization and internationalization, equity, diversity and inclusion, and academic integrity.
Collaborating with school districts, literacy groups, public libraries, government, businesses and other non-profit groups concerned with education building a learning region.
Participating in student recruitment, engagement and retention initiatives through activities that optimize student learning.
2022/23 Teacher Talk Series Coming Soon!
2022 Teaching & Learning Conference: Watch the Workshops
This five-day event brought together members from the Selkirk College community and invited guests from other institutions in BC.
The agenda included two teaching and learning streams: "Ed Tech" and "What Drives Your Teaching?" Stream one included e-portfolios, H5P, Wikis, blogs, video editing and audio editing. Stream two included Indigenization, service learning, intrinsic motivation, UDL (Universal Design for Learning), academic integrity and social presence.
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Delivery of Instruction Workshop: August 15–October 31
Take a fun and challenging instructional skills course and develop, deliver and get feedback on lesson plans. You will leave with a written summary of your teaching philosophy, motivational strategies to better engage your students and tips on handling difficult situations in a respectful, professional manner.
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The Teaching & Learning Centre
The centre is run by Department Head Theresa Southam, Educational Developer Aanyta Fahrenbruch, and Learning Management System (LMS) Instructional Designer Justin Ible. The LMS Instructional Assistant is Victoria Prokhorova and the 2022/23 faculty release is Chantal Lortie. In 2022/23, Tyler Ballam will support new instructors, school learning facilitators and the Learning Region initiative. Pablo Pastor continues as the educational developer for academic integrity and universal design for learning. Adam Thomas will continue as the educational media developer. Chris Hillary will join us as an educational developer for a special project on virtual work integrated learning (virtual WIL).
School teaching facilitators provide support to their peers, investigate how students learn and implement new educational approaches. The Teaching & Learning Centre staff and teaching facilitators collaborate with their learning interlocutors at the Library, Co-op, Indigenous Services, Community Education & Workplace Training as well as Student Access & Support. In this way, we maximize learning!
Participation, feedback and collaboration are encouraged at the regional, provincial and international levels. Please contact Theresa by email
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Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.