The Teaching & Learning Institute (TLI) at Selkirk College supports the development of teaching excellence and the creation of relevant and inspiring learning environments and experiences at Selkirk College.
The Teaching & Learning Institute (TLI) supports:
excellence in instruction, course development and delivery, authentic evaluation, variety and relevance of teaching strategies, levelling and ladering of outcomes. Learn more about professional development...
increasing effective use of educational technologies especially in the transition to online and blended learning.
incorporation of specific pedagogies, e.g. work integrated learning, Indigenization and internationalization, equity, diversity & inclusion, academic integrity.
Collaboration with school districts, literacy groups, public libraries, government, businesses and other non-profit groups concerned with education building a learning region.
Participation in student recruitment, engagement and retention initiatives through activities that optimize student learning.
Teaching & Learning Drop-In Hours, Jan. 18 – April 16, 2021
Instructors who could use a little support while working on their winter courses can drop-in weekly with Teaching and Learning Institute staff.
TLI Zoom Room Link: https://selkirk.zoom.us/j/62301016643
2-3 pm , Mondays with Justin Ible, Instructional Designer, TLI
3-4 pm, Tuesdays with Neil Martin, Educational Developer, TLI
11-noon, Wednesdays with Justin Ible, Instructional Designer, TLI
11-noon, Thursdays with Theresa Southam, Chair, TLI
1-2 pm, Thursday with Wendy Anderson, Instructional Technology Support, TLI
Transformative learning for educators and students in our region...
Take advantage of opportunities to advance your instruction. From strategies to facilitating online to intercultural competence, the TLI has something for your professional development.
E-Porfolios and Work Integrated Learning - February 16 at 2-4 p.m.
Hour one is with Leeann Waddington, Leader, Educator and Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator for Kwantlen University and second hour with Scott Gerrity, Lead Instructional Designer, with College of the Rockies.
Helpful Student Engagement Strategies - February 17 at 12:30-2 p.m.
In this workshop, TLI's educational developers Neil Martin and Tyler Ballam will walk you through some student engagement strategies with the support of Darcy Falkenhagen from the Tenth Street Student Success Centre!
Teamwork for Students - February 24 at 10-11 a.m.
In this workshop Chris Hillary, instructor in the Selkirk Nursing program will share some recent research from his Masters studies on students and teamwork with support from Neil Martin, Education Developer at the TLI.
Co-creating Spaces of Belonging: A Disability as Diversity Perspective with Dr. Laura Bulk, March 10 at 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
In this two-hour session, Dr. Bulk will explore small changes and actions that can make a big difference toward creating spaces where everyone can find a sense of belonging.
Restorative Practice in Academic Integrity - March 12 at 12-1:30 p.m.
Come out to this lively discussion about approaches to academic integrity with Dr. Jennie Barron of Selkirk College, Avery Hulbert, MA of College of the Rockies, and Dr. Paul Sopcak of MacEwan University.
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The Institute 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. TLI staff and Teaching Fellows collaborate with their Learning Interlocutors at the Library, Co-op, Indigenous Learning, Community Education and Workplace Training, as well as Student Access and Support. In this way we maximize learning!
Participation, feedback and collaboration are encouraged, please contact Theresa by email or at 250.505.1342.
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