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Date: Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

Time: 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Add to CalendarPromoting Inquiry in the Classroom: What Did We Learn?03/15/2017 03:30 PM03/15/2017 04:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverIn this series, Council on Learning and Teaching Excellence faculty members share how they are changing how they teach and how students are learning using high impact practices.Students learn a lot when we ask them to investigate and solve knotty problems for themselves. Come explore how five VIU faculty members have spent the past year flipping their classrooms to turn students into independent investigators, problem-solvers and questioners. Explore with them questions such as how to frame students' activities in ways that promote enthusiasm and ownership; how to determine the scope and format of inquiry-driven activities; and how much freedom is enough ... or too much. In this session, participants will, themselves, become investigators who probe the successes and challenges of faculty who have adopted a range of inquiry-driven learning strategies. Join us to find out more!Presented by members of the VIU Council on Learning and Teaching Excellence:Katarina Litva, Bachelor of Interior Design ProgramTim Stokes, Earth Science DepartmentLinda Derksen, Sociology DepartmentSamuel Johnson, Electrical ProgramAlison Taplay, School and Community Support Worker ProgramAudience | VIU Campus CommunityDate | Wednesday, March 15, 3:30 - 4:30 pmLocation | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room 507Registration | InVIU Direct LinkQuestions | bill.roberson@viu.ca | Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learningfalse

In this series, Council on Learning and Teaching Excellence faculty members share how they are changing how they teach and how students are learning using high impact practices.

Students learn a lot when we ask them to investigate and solve knotty problems for themselves. Come explore how five VIU faculty members have spent the past year flipping their classrooms to turn students into independent investigators, problem-solvers and questioners. Explore with them questions such as how to frame students' activities in ways that promote enthusiasm and ownership; how to determine the scope and format of inquiry-driven activities; and how much freedom is enough ... or too much. In this session, participants will, themselves, become investigators who probe the successes and challenges of faculty who have adopted a range of inquiry-driven learning strategies. Join us to find out more!

Presented by members of the VIU Council on Learning and Teaching Excellence:

  • Katarina Litva, Bachelor of Interior Design Program
  • Tim Stokes, Earth Science Department
  • Linda Derksen, Sociology Department
  • Samuel Johnson, Electrical Program
  • Alison Taplay, School and Community Support Worker Program

Audience | VIU Campus Community

Date | Wednesday, March 15, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Location | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room 507

Registration | InVIU Direct Link

Questions | bill.roberson@viu.ca | Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning

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