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Indigenous Business resource sprint results in 2 new Library Research Guides
On February 21 and 22, a team of faculty from the Library, CTE, and the School of Business took part in a unique 2-day virtual sprint event. The goal? To identify and gather Indigenous-focused resources to support a new Business Diploma program being hosted by...
Celebrating Symposium 2023: World Cafes and Concurrent Presentations
At this year’s symposium, participants were invited to engage with one another during two “World Cafe” sessions. Showcased through the photographs and captions below, these sessions offered participants the chance to join in on discussions focused on the conference...
Celebrating Symposium 2023: Closing Keynote by Dr. Sally Willis Stewart
Dr. Sally Willis-Stewart, Associate Professor from the School of Health and Exercise Sciences at UBC Okanagan, helped close out the 2023 Teaching and Learning Symposium with a high-energy and practice-based talk titled “‘Healthifying’ our curriculum and the impact of...
Celebrating Symposium 2023: Teaching Excellence Award Recipients’ Dialogue
Colleagues, staff, administrators, and friends and family came together on Wednesday May 3 to celebrate the achievements of the 2023 Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) recipients. This year, Kofi Gbolonyo (Performing Arts - Jazz), Jerome Genz (Kinesiology), Laura...
What Do You Need?
What do you need at CapU to support your teaching and learning? How can the Centre for Teaching Excellence best support you in your goals? Answer this short Faculty Needs Assessment survey and help us prioritize what matters for you for the coming year....
What’s New in eLearn: Database Activity
With the eLearn upgrade to Moodle 4.1 on May 1st comes some new functionality for the Database activity that you might find useful for your course. The Database activity allows the instructor and/or students to build, display and search a structured collection of...
Proposal Submission Deadline Extended – Teaching and Learning Symposium 2023
We now invite proposals for workshops, presentations, and roundtable conversations for Capilano University’s Teaching and Learning Symposium 2023. A culture of health and well-being is at the center of Envisioning 2030, so how do we center health and well-being in our teaching practices?
eLearn Upgrade Summer 2023
At the end of the Spring term, on May 1st 2023, CapU will be updating its eLearn platform to Moodle 4.1. This is a major upgrade that will change the layout of your course and add some new features. What does this mean for your course?
Let’s Talk Teaching & Learning
Brit Paris, Director, Teaching and Learning, invites you to join the first Let’s Talk Teaching and Learning series focused on Generative AI and its potential impacts on teaching and learning.
Win a YETI microphone!
Have you been experimenting with creating your own video resources? Ready to try some new tricks? The CTE is piloting a program to assist faculty in creating video for their online course sites by providing a kit of simple, relatively low cost equipment to sign out and try at home.
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 unceded sovereign Indigenous Nations of Lil’wat, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm(Musqueam), Shíshálh (Sechelt), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh(Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh).
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