Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021
Returning to a new normal in our learning spaces can offer different challenges and especially so following a global pandemic. Using mindfulness practices can mitigate anxiety and stress in your learning environment while enhancing community and connection. Join Karen Couves (CELT) and Carrie Giese (BDSGP) as they explore the student perspective of mindfulness in the classroom.
Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021
Environmental Health and Safety staff are hosting this event as part of Campus Fire Safety Month. Put out a simulated fire, learn fire safety tips and receive a free T-shirt (while supplies last).
"Reimagining Research Assessment," Anna Hatch, program director for the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). The DORA team works with institutions to improve policy and practice by documenting case studies, curating resources, and developing tools to reimagine research assessment. Anna will address DORA's work to move research and faculty assessment away from journal-based metrics in hiring, promotion, and funding decisions.
Monday, 27 Sep 2021
Join university counsel Michael Norton for a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom.
Thursday, 30 Sep 2021
This topic-based teaching and learning community meets throughout the academic year. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application.