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Read Full Text: Registration for the SALTISE Conference is OPEN!

Registration for the SALTISE Conference is OPEN!

May 1st, 2023

Educators as Designers: A Practice-Research conversation In recent years, it has become increasingly evident that bringing together the many aspects of evidence-based instruction is very much a design process. Educators as designers emphasize this new role for instructors when they implement student-centred approaches, grounded in socio-cultural views of learning. The theme of this year’s conference…

Call for SALTISE 2023 Awards Nominations

April 21st, 2023

  We are surrounded by colleagues who are actively promoting academic excellence, using innovative pedagogies, and supporting their academic communities. They deserve recognition for their invaluable work! Take the time to nominate them for one of the Awards below: • Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award: o College Instructors o University Instructors o Pedagogical Counsellors…

SALTISE Renowned Scholars Series – Paul Kirschner – February 17

February 7th, 2023

February 17th, 2023, 2:00 – 3:00   Paul Kirschner is the author of over 400 scholarly articles and one of the most highly cited scholars. His 2020 publication, How Learning Happens: Seminal Works in Educational Psychology and What They Mean in Practice, has been a bestseller. And his 2022 follow-up, How Teaching Happens, promises to be…

Read Full Text: SALTISE Webinar: Workshopping Principles of a Collaborative Design Partnerships Mode – November 11

SALTISE Webinar: Workshopping Principles of a Collaborative Design Partnerships Mode – November 11

November 7th, 2022

About this event In the first of this 2-part webinar series, Dr. Kim Gomez discussed how working collaboratively in partnership can be enhanced through the use of co-design, an exciting and evidence-based approach to increasing the likelihood of successful adoption and implementation of innovative educational initiatives. Montreal-based examples of such initiatives include the Learning Communities…

Read Full Text: Recovering Student Engagement at Mid-course Time

Recovering Student Engagement at Mid-course Time

November 4th, 2022

November 2, 2022 Faculty Focus Anna Conway, EdD Around the semester midpoint you may be noticing that some of your students are becoming overwhelmed, may lack motivation, or feel disconnected from the class. Sound familiar? Unlike the end-of-semester feedback, when gathering formative feedback on what’s helping or hindering student learning might be too late, mid-term…

SALTISE Conference Registration is OPEN

April 14th, 2022

The conference will take place June 2 and 3, 2022. Collaborative Dialogues: The Role of Active Learning in Today’s Educational Realities In June 2022, SALTISE will be bringing our network together for another year of celebrating and deepening our commitment to pedagogical connections, conversations, and communities. The 11th annual conference theme invites us to reflect…

Read Full Text: Authentic Assessment Strategies – A Faculty Focus Podcast

Authentic Assessment Strategies – A Faculty Focus Podcast

April 1st, 2022

How do you know that student learning is actually happening? Usually through assessment, right? But how can you assess students without just a quiz or paper? How can you empower them and motivate them to learn and want to learn, so that assessment becomes something that is both powerful for you as an instructor and…

SALTISE Workshops – March 15 and 16

March 11th, 2022

Getting Started with CourseFLow: A Web-based Tool to Visualize and Manage Your Program & Curricula Designs March 15, 2022 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM   Early Career Teaching at the College Level March 16, 2022 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM  

SALTISE Webinar: Better Assessments with Backward Design – Feb. 25

February 18th, 2022

Better Assessments With Backward Design: Bringing critical thinking into the questioning February 25, 2022 | 2:30 – 4:00 PM   There have been several national calls in the US to increase critical thinking in college classrooms, particularly in science classrooms. Despite improving the cognitive level in instruction and classroom activities, assessments are often poorly constructed…

Using ComPAIR for Peer Feedback – A SALTISE Webinar – Feb. 4

February 2nd, 2022

ComPAIR: Using Assessment to Support Learning   ComPAIR: Using Assessment to Support Learning Friday, February 4th @ 2:30 – 4:00PM (14h30 – 16h) EST From Fine Arts to Physics, instructors/teachers acknowledge the challenge of promoting students’ critical thinking and reasoning skills. One effective way to scaffold the development of these high-level cognitive processes is to…

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