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Formative Feedback: Listening to Our Classrooms

Formative Feedback: Listening to Our Classrooms

What are you doing in the classroom this term that’s working? What might you be doing that isn’t really creating those meaningful learning experiences you intended? Formative feedback is a chance for us as instructors to listen to what our classrooms have to say to...

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Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

Returning to classes at the start of term - whether it is face to face, blended or online - means having a chance to connect with students. How can you make this an opportunity to increase student engagement, and to create meaningful and equitable learning experiences...

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Virtual Information Session: Problem Based Learning

Virtual Information Session: Problem Based Learning

This project is a collaboration between, The School of STEM, Creative Activity, Research and Scholarship Office (CARS) and Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE). By the end of this session, participants will leave a better understanding of problem based learning....

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Ungrading

Ungrading

 Big Idea: Eliminating grading increases student motivation and learning Ungrading is the practice of minimizing or eliminating grades in order to focus on meaningful feedback and student learning. Proponents of ungrading suggest that grades themselves are artificial:...

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Using Audio Feedback Effectively

Using Audio Feedback Effectively

Audio feedback is a built-in feature in eLearn that allows up to 3 minutes and 20 seconds of audio recording as way to respond to assignments. Here are few reflections on why you might use audio feedback and also a few tips on how you might do it effectively: Pair...

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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 unceded sovereign Indigenous Nations of Lil’wat, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm(Musqueam), Shíshálh (Sechelt), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh(Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh).

 

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