Apr
06

Date: Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016

Time: 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Add to CalendarLearning to facilitate learning: How my early experiences as a faculty member shaped my understanding of the potential for each student’s success - Leaders on Learning04/06/2016 03:30 PM04/06/2016 04:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverLeader: Ralph Nilson, President and Vice-ChancellorI think that the most important relationship at the University is the relationship between the faculty member and the student. It is through this faculty-student interface that the university’s primary responsibility for student learning is vested. My years in PSE have provided me with the privilege of engaging as a student and as a faculty member in multiple institutions experiencing a wide diversity of colleagues, mentors, students and support systems for student learning.  In particular I have enjoyed numerous professional development opportunities with a focus on teaching and learning. My session will explore some of the theories and approaches I was exposed too and how they were used to help shape my appreciation for student engagement in learning, and further, why I emphasize the faculty-student relationship as essential to student success at Vancouver Island University.Open to all VIU Campus Community Member (including students – please share with them!)This is part of the Successful Student Learning Initiative (Year 2) and the Leaders on Learning Series.Audience            Open to all VIU Campus Community Members (including students – so please share and have students email Stephanie.Didsbury@viu.ca to register!)When                   Wednesday, April 6, 3:30 – 4:30 pmWhere                  Nanaimo Campus B300, Royal Arbutus RoomRegister               InVIU (sign in with your Capitan computer account) false

Leader: Ralph Nilson, President and Vice-Chancellor

I think that the most important relationship at the University is the relationship between the faculty member and the student. It is through this faculty-student interface that the university’s primary responsibility for student learning is vested. My years in PSE have provided me with the privilege of engaging as a student and as a faculty member in multiple institutions experiencing a wide diversity of colleagues, mentors, students and support systems for student learning.  In particular I have enjoyed numerous professional development opportunities with a focus on teaching and learning. My session will explore some of the theories and approaches I was exposed too and how they were used to help shape my appreciation for student engagement in learning, and further, why I emphasize the faculty-student relationship as essential to student success at Vancouver Island University.

Open to all VIU Campus Community Member (including students – please share with them!)

This is part of the Successful Student Learning Initiative (Year 2) and the Leaders on Learning Series.

Audience            Open to all VIU Campus Community Members (including students – so please share and have students email Stephanie.Didsbury@viu.ca to register!)

When                   Wednesday, April 6, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Where                  Nanaimo Campus B300, Royal Arbutus Room

Register               InVIU (sign in with your Capitan computer account)

 

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