- Keynote: Dr. Nancy Chick
The conference will feature a keynote address on "Teaching with Our Signatures: Cultivating Disciplinary Habits of Mind," along with concurrent sessions in a variety of disciplines.
- Call for 2017 Applications
Two awards of up to $10,000 will be awarded to encourage Western faculty members to pursue teaching innovations at Western. Deadline for applications is March 1st, 2017.
- WCSE Call for Proposals
Submissions are welcome for the Western Conference on Science Education (WCSE) to be held at Western July 5 - 7, 2017
Welcome to the Teaching Support Centre (TSC) at Western
The mission of the Teaching Support Centre is twofold. First, we foster and enhance best practices in teaching and learning at Western University, in partnership with Western Libraries, the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and Information Technology Services. Second, we advocate for teaching excellence and scholarship at Western, nationally, and internationally. If you are involved in teaching at Western University, we look forward to working with you! Come see us in the Centre in The D.B. Weldon Library.
Current articles we are discussing
Bernhagen, L. and Gravett, E. (2017), Educational Development as Pink Collar Labor: Implications and Recommendations. To Improve the Academy, 36: 9–19. http://doi:10.1002/tia2.20053
Hundey, E.J., et al (2016). A shifting tide: Recommendations for Incorporating Science Communication into Graduate Training, Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin, 25, 109-116. 10.1002/lob.10151
Thomson, K. E., & Trigwell, K. R. (2016). The role of informal conversations in developing university teaching? Studies in Higher Education. http://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2016.1265498
Guy, P. J., Kim, J., & Rubin, R. (2014). How video production affects student engagement: An empirical study of MOOC videos. Paper published in the Proceedings of the ACM conference on Learning @ scale, March 4-5, 2014, Atlanta, GA. DOI: 10.1145/2556325.2566239
- Three new teaching awards
Applications are invited from Western faculty members for three new teaching awards and grants: Technology-Enhanced Teaching, Collaborative Teaching, and Online Teaching and Learning. Deadline: January 15, 2017.Read More