The Teaching & Learning Centre supports teaching excellence and relevant and inspiring learning environments and experiences for students at Selkirk College.
This fall join a group of instructors and help each other apply for the West Coast Teaching Award.
This seminar for instructors will be offered as hy-flex which means you will always have a choice in the way you participate. Attend the face-to-face sessions or do the activity provided for that week and participate in the discussions.
To register for the course go here! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
September 24 to October 12, 2021
Fridays at 3 p.m.
The Teaching & Learning Zoom Room - link provided upon registration
If you join the seminar, you are not committed to completing a dossier and submitting the dossier for one of the two nominations that will be forwarded by Selkirk to the provincial committee. Either way we’ll support you! Of course we want as many applications as possible! You will learn lots whether you apply this year or not!
The following topics will be covered:
Write a teaching philosophy (commitment to enhanced student engagement and learning, and a reflective and intentional approach to teaching practices)
Summarize evidence of excellence in teaching
Demonstrate successful implementation of any of the 94 Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Communicate career achievements
Explain your student ratings of instruction
Seek letters of support and nomination letter
By the end of this series you should have all you need to apply!
Academic Integrity Week
BC Academic Integrity Day
Assiniboine Community College PD
Oct 18 - Well-being, well-rounded & well-informed: Educating students on academic integrity (8:30-9:30 a.m. PDT)
Oct 19 - Good, better, best: academic integrity and assessment security (8 -9 a.m. PDT)
Oct 20 - Contract cheating: identifying and addressing outsourced academic student work (7 - 8 a.m. PDT)
Oct 21 - Pedagogy before technology: taking a proactive, educative, and supportive approach to text-matching software (9:30 - 10:30 a.m. PDT)
Oct 22 - Administrative justice influencing academic integrity (10 -11 a.m. PDT)
Selkirk Teaching and Learning Centre
Introduction to Discovery Interviews (TBD; Oct. 20)
Student Centered Assessments – Tuesday, October 19 (2 - 3:30 p.m. PDT)
Alberta Council for Academic Integrity (ACAI)
Thursday October 21 (12:30-2:00 pm PDT) Rethinking the Promotion of (Academic) Integrity – The Case for Restorative Practices
The Teaching & Learning Centre
The Centre is run by Chair Theresa Southam, Educational Developer Neil Martin, Learning Management System (LMS) Instructional Designer Justin Ible and Instructional Technology Support Wendy Anderson. Tyler Ballam, Educational Developer, Work Integrated Learning and Pablo Pastor, Educational Developer, Academic Integrity and Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity.
Teaching fellows from each Selkirk College school provide support to their peers, investigate how students learn and explore and implement new educational approaches. The Teaching & Learning Centre staff and Teaching Fellows 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, please contact Theresa by email or at 250.505.1342.
Work Integrated Learning Pilot Leads:
School of Hospitality and Tourism- Mallory Attorp
University Arts and Sciences- Leesa Dean, Marian Lowe, Elizabeth Lund
Health and Human Services- Rob Tanner, Jane Green, Lisa Gates
Co-op Education- Celina Duarte
School of Business- Cibyalla Rakestraw
School of Academic Upgrading & Development- Cari-Ann Gotta
School of Environment and Geomatics- Carol Andrews
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