Aug
30

Date: Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

Time: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Add to CalendarNew Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU08/30/2016 08:30 AM08/30/2016 04:00 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:Making the most of the first day of classDesigning classroom activities that challenge students to think criticallyEngaging your students in productive discussionsInteracting with new colleagues on the culture of teaching and learning at VIULearning about teaching resources, and technologies available to VIU instructorsA light breakfast and lunch will be included.Travel will be reimbursed for those attending from Powell River or Cowichan campuses (please email Stephanie.Didsbury@viu.ca for more details as to what is covered and how to submit expense form)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.Registration: InVIU (opens in a new window)Questions? Tine.Reimers@viu.ca Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in LearningNAN                       B300, Royal Arbutus Room              Aug 30                      8:30 am - 4 pmfalse

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:

  • Making the most of the first day of class
  • Designing classroom activities that challenge students to think critically
  • Engaging your students in productive discussions
  • Interacting with new colleagues on the culture of teaching and learning at VIU
  • Learning about teaching resources, and technologies available to VIU instructors

A light breakfast and lunch will be included.

Travel will be reimbursed for those attending from Powell River or Cowichan campuses (please email Stephanie.Didsbury@viu.ca for more details as to what is covered and how to submit expense form)

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.

Registration: InVIU (opens in a new window)

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

NAN                       B300, Royal Arbutus Room              Aug 30                      8:30 am - 4 pm

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