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Advanced Learning and Teaching Centre

The ALT Centre is the centre for evidence- and outcomes-based education at Brescia. What makes us ‘advanced’ is our focus on students’ entire educational experience: we encourage both excellence in teaching and Brescia’s delivery of high impact learning practices. We also provide space – both physical and otherwise – to facilitate learning. Through our scholarship in teaching and learning we aim to establish Brescia as a leader in student-centred, outcomes-based education.

 

Announcements

Campuses Connected

The ALT Centre is pleased to host the first annual Campuses Connected: The Affiliate Teaching and Learning Conference on Thurs., Dec. 8, 2016. We invite you to submit session proposals for this year’s theme of Small Classrooms, Big Impact. See the conference website for more information. #HBKTLC

Whiteboards and Markers and Bingo, Oh my!

Whiteboards and markers, Bingo, and more are now available for Brescia instructors to borrow from the ALT Centre. Reserve your teaching supplies through the library booking system and pick up your items from the ALT Centre before class. More items will be added in the coming weeks, so be sure to check back! See Heather with questions.

Upcoming ALT Workshops

Join us Thurs Oct 27 from 10:00-12:00 for Active Learning Strategies: this workshop lets you explore some great activities risk-free before trying them in your classroom. Fri Nov 18 is our workshop on Formative Assessment Strategies: discover easy ways to get feedback on student learning without adding to your marking load. Register online today!

 

Teaching Squares

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Western’s Teaching Squares program has started again for the 2016-2017 academic year. This program provides faculty with an opportunity to gain new insight into their teaching through a process of reciprocal classroom observation and self-reflection. Registration and more information can be found on the TSC website.