Centre for Teaching Excellence

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CTE office will be open remotely from Thursday, March 19, 2020 until further notice. Our services are available:
Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Please feel free to contact us at cte@capilanou.ca.

In response to COVID 19, Capilano University is transitioning to options for remote learning where possible. Here are the resources available to you:  

CTE Daily Virtual Support for your Teaching
Monday – Friday 10:30 – 11:30 am & 3:00 – 4:00 pm    

We are available for virtual support to assist you in your teaching, to answer questions and to explore any new ideas for innovative and evidence-based approaches to teaching and learning.  Click here to drop-in the Virtual Support at 10:30 am or at 3 pm!

Decolonizing and Indigenizing Curriculum Virtual Support

Weekly until Jun 18 with Shawna Duncan
Tuesday & Thursday   9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.     Click here to join

We are available for one-on-one consultations Monday through Friday to support you in your teaching, answer questions and to explore any new ideas for innovative and evidence-based approaches to teaching and learning.

Here are just a few of the things we can work with you on:

  • Developing rubrics
  • Creating learning activities in and outside of class
  • Active learning strategies
  • Curricular alignment (assignments, activities and learning outcomes)
  • Building classroom community
  • Formative feedback and assessment
  • Integrating technology into your teaching
Drop by or email us to book an appointment.

Call for Submissions: CTE Faculty Blogging Series

Something new/different in the classroom? You’d like to share something with other instructors at CapU? We are inviting short 250-words submissions by faculty to our CTE blog.  Email us to learn more.  Please check out the CapU Faculty blog,  “connectED” !

Go to “connectED”

The Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) fosters excellence, innovation, and collaboration in teaching and learning by supporting faculty and staff through programming, mentoring, professional development opportunities, and research on effective teaching practices for student learning.

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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.


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