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Jill Scott – Data collection on student learning, or why I can’t paint that door

Jill Scott has recently added her voice to the HEQCO Blog! Data collection on student learning, or why I can’t paint that door was posted on March 1, 2016 and discusses the importance and variables required to understand student learning and outcomes.

To read the entire article, please visit the HEQCO Blog.

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Investing in learning spaces

Principal Daniel Woolf has announced that Queen’s will invest $3 million in the renewal of its classrooms over a period of three years to enhance the teaching and learning environment for students.

On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, the Gazette has released an article, Investing in learning spaces, announcing the investment of $3 million dollars into the classrooms at Queen's.

The decisions regarding what will be tackled in the next 3 years is still under development and looking for your input!

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Queen's testing students' 'soft skills' to gauge how they’ll cope in job world

Queen's, Jill Scott and Natalie Simper are in the Star with the article "Queen's testing students' 'soft skills' to gauge how they’ll cope in job world." This article focuses on the work we are doing here to better understand the transferable skills that Queen's students graduate with.

 

To read the whole article, please visit the Star's website.

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The art of teaching and learning

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS is now OPEN!

The Centre for Teaching and Learning wants the Queen’s community to delve into their creative process for a new exhibition that aims to highlight the artistic side of teaching and learning.  “This exhibition takes a different approach that hopes to engage students, staff and faculty in reflecting on the creative and sometimes artistic elements that contribute to learning.” | To read the entire article, go to the Gazette Online.

 

 

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship available through the CTL!

Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Centre for Teaching and Learning, Queen’s University

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at Queen's University invites applications for a one-year Post-Doctoral Fellow appointment (with the potential to renew), to begin August 1, 2016. The appointee will contribute to developing and supporting a program that focuses on active learning pedagogies and active learning spaces, working in partnership with a range of teaching and learning scholars across faculties at Queen’s.

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Queen’s duo awarded for work on cutting-edge teaching tool

BASICS, new web app helps instructors focus on learning outcomes!

Read the article about the great team of BASICS, Natalie Simper and Jake Kaupp, winners of the inaugural Educational Technology Award.

Queen’s staff Jake Kaupp and Natalie Simper are being honoured by the university for their contribution to the development of a new web application that aims to help instructors emphasize and measure student learning outcomes more precisely and deliberately than ever before.

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Final call for input on Queen’s Learning Outcomes Framework

The Queen's Learning Outcomes Working Group wants your opinion!

The final call is being made for input on the creation of Queen’s-specific learning outcomes.

The Queen’s Learning Outcomes Working Group has opened its final survey and is welcoming feedback from students, staff, faculty and alumni on its draft learning outcomes framework.

The full article is available on the Queen's Gazette website.

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Peter Wolf – Learning outcomes for life: intentional, explicit and practiced

Peter Wolf, Associate Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) and Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning was invited to write on the HEQCO (Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario) blog this week. You can read the entire article "Learning outcomes for life: intentional, explicit and practiced" on their blog.

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