Jan
13

Date: Friday, Jan 13, 2017

Time: 8:00AM - 3:30PM
Add to CalendarNew Faculty Orientation to Teaching01/13/2017 08:00 AM01/13/2017 03:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverThe purpose of the Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU is to introduce you to teaching and learning resources for designing learning experiences for your students, engage you in conversations on best practices for fostering critical thinking in students, and to provide you with an opportunity to meet and work with colleagues from across the disciplines at VIU. The Orientation will cover the core components for teaching successfully at VIU.We will also introduce you to the learning technology tools VIU has to offer. We will have a discussion of why you might choose one tool over another – and why you might not want to use a tool at all! You will leave this session knowing what learning technologies are most appropriate for you and your learners, and with resources to help you decide how to continue developing your comfort with learning technology tools.What are the benefits of participating in the New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU? Concrete ideas for:Fostering student motivation and in-class engagementDesigning classroom activities that challenge students to think criticallyUsing technologies for teaching to enhance student learningAssessing and evaluating learning effectivelyUnderstanding the cultural and intellectual diversity in your classroomInteracting with new colleagues on the culture of teaching and learning at VIUBreakfast and lunch will be included.Audience | This event is open to anyone, but we especially welcome those with less than 2 years of teaching experience and those new to VIU.Date | Friday, January 13, 2017Time | 8:00 am – 3:30 pmLocation | Nanaimo Campus Library B305, Room 507Registration | InVIU Direct LinkQuestions? | Tine.Reimers@viu.ca  (Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning)false

The purpose of the Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU is to introduce you to teaching and learning resources for designing learning experiences for your students, engage you in conversations on best practices for fostering critical thinking in students, and to provide you with an opportunity to meet and work with colleagues from across the disciplines at VIU. The Orientation will cover the core components for teaching successfully at VIU.

We will also introduce you to the learning technology tools VIU has to offer. We will have a discussion of why you might choose one tool over another – and why you might not want to use a tool at all! You will leave this session knowing what learning technologies are most appropriate for you and your learners, and with resources to help you decide how to continue developing your comfort with learning technology tools.

What are the benefits of participating in the New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU? Concrete ideas for:

  • Fostering student motivation and in-class engagement
  • Designing classroom activities that challenge students to think critically
  • Using technologies for teaching to enhance student learning
  • Assessing and evaluating learning effectively
  • Understanding the cultural and intellectual diversity in your classroom
  • Interacting with new colleagues on the culture of teaching and learning at VIU

Breakfast and lunch will be included.

Audience | This event is open to anyone, but we especially welcome those with less than 2 years of teaching experience and those new to VIU.

Date | Friday, January 13, 2017

Time | 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Location | Nanaimo Campus Library B305, Room 507

Registration | InVIU Direct Link

Questions? | Tine.Reimers@viu.ca  (Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning)

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