Jan
24

Date: Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

Time: 8:00AM - 9:30AM
Add to CalendarThe Tao of Marking: Finding Joy by “De-Complicating” Grades and Feedback01/24/2019 08:00 AM01/24/2019 09:30 AMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverWe care deeply about our students—that’s why we teach. But caring for our students can also lead us to adopt practices that are non-sustainable and maybe even joyless, such as long weekends bent over papers, grading sessions that extend into the holidays, or hours crunching numbers to produce final course marks. If these behaviours are the result of our caring, we have to begin questioning “why?” Why has it been possible for our caring to displace our pleasure and satisfaction as educators. Where did the fun go, and what can we do to get it back?Join for an interactive session about grading and feedback.Audience | Teaching Faculty MembersDates | Thursday, January 24, 8:00 - 9:30 am, breakfast included!Location | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room 509Registration | InVIU Direct LinkQuestions | liesel.knaack@viu.ca | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learningfalse

We care deeply about our students—that’s why we teach. But caring for our students can also lead us to adopt practices that are non-sustainable and maybe even joyless, such as long weekends bent over papers, grading sessions that extend into the holidays, or hours crunching numbers to produce final course marks. If these behaviours are the result of our caring, we have to begin questioning “why?” Why has it been possible for our caring to displace our pleasure and satisfaction as educators. Where did the fun go, and what can we do to get it back?

Join for an interactive session about grading and feedback.

Audience | Teaching Faculty Members

Dates | Thursday, January 24, 8:00 - 9:30 am, breakfast included!

Location | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room 509

Registration | InVIU Direct Link

Questions | liesel.knaack@viu.ca | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning

Need more information?

Request Information

Want to talk to someone about specific questions?

Contact a Representative

Ready to join us at VIU?

Apply Online