Active learning tool helps predict student success
A resource developed at the University of Michigan can help instructors predict student success based on student behaviour during class. Perry Samson, who developed the resource, visited UBC to discuss how the tool works and its potential for enhancing student learning.
Open Dialogues: How to make education more accessible
Claudia Krebs, a Professor of Teaching in the Faculty of Medicine shares how academics must view open education as a social responsibility. "I don't think that we can stay in our ivory tower and keep the knowledge to ourselves," she said.
The CTLT Summer Institute focuses on the fundamentals of teaching and learning issues. It is designed to help participants enhance their understanding of sound teaching practices, as well as provide them with a number of practical ideas they can implement in their teaching. This year’s Summer Institute will include workshops ranging from developing course goals to designing active learning techniques.