Written by Mirabelle Tinio, Department Chair, French Instructor, Modern Languages & Curriculum Consultant at TCDC In the spring, the sudden shift to remote online learning forced most people to venture out into the unknown alone, but a rambunctious, fun, and supportive group of Langarans stayed connected every Wednesday, April – June, cozying up with tea/coffee/cocktail before […]
The Instructional Skills Workshop offers strategies and tips for: Teaching more interactive classes Increasing confidence in the classroom Enhancing feedback and evaluative skills The ISW is exclusively for current Langara employees and fills up quickly (just 12-16 spaces available). Tentative dates in 2020: Spring session – during the reading break – 3 consecutive day session (e.g., […]
Written by Jessica Kalra, TCDC Curriculum Consultant At Langara, we strive to create a rich and positive learning environment in which staff and students are free to ask questions and have open discussions in a safe, professional and respectful space. We want our students to practice academic integrity while they are here and take these […]
Image by Maksymiv Yura in Freepik Written by Mirabelle Tinio, TCDC Curriculum Consultant Starting in September, the Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC) will host drop-in hours for faculty and instructional staff who would like support with course planning and development, assessment design, and teaching and learning strategies.
Do you ever wish your students would spend just a little more time reviewing graded papers, exams, homework assignments and practice quizzes to identify and address gaps in their understanding? Would you like more of your students to be able to reflect on, monitor and assess their learning and study strategies so they can be […]
The long-awaited renovation of the TCDC and EdTech space in the C-Building has begun! From now until the end of December, the TCDC space is closed. Those already in the EdTech portable (M3) will stay there. Meetings will be held around the campus. TCDC resources collection and handouts will be available in EdTech portable (M3). Those […]
The next Langara College Instructional Skills Workshop will be held on six consecutive weekly evening sessions (5:30 pm – 8:30 pm) from September 11 to October 16, 2019. ISW is Your Opportunity to Enhance Your Teaching! Teach more interactive classes Increase your confidence in the classroom Expand your teaching techniques and strategies Enhance your feedback and […]
Written by Mirabelle Tinio, Modern Languages Instructor & Curriculum Consultant Are you looking for a quick dose of inspiration? Or a good read to motivate your professional development this summer? Here is a curated list of podcasts and books that have inspired me over the last two semesters. Enjoy!
The next Langara College Instructional Skills Workshop will be held on three consecutive days (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) August 27, 28, 29, 2019. ISW is Your Opportunity to Enhance Your Teaching! Teach more interactive and interesting classes Increase your competence and confidence in the classroom Expand your teaching techniques and strategies Enhance your feedback […]