Great Ideas for Teaching Contest
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Great Ideas for Teaching
The upcoming Winter Conference on Teaching (January 25th, 2014) will feature a panel of Western's most creative TAs who will present their great ideas for teaching from different disciplines.
Presenters will be selected competitively and the top "Great Ideas" presenters will receive a $50 gift certificate to Western Hospitality Services.
To submit a proposal, write a two-page description of your teaching idea. The teaching idea may be a class activity, a creative assignment or any other strategy that enhances student learning. The proposal needs to include:
- The activity's learning goals;
- A brief list of key concepts;
- Description of the learning activity, including length of time & resources necessary for conducting the class activity;
- Your name, department, contact information, and the name and number of the course for which you designed the activity.
Please send your proposal to the Teaching Support Centre/Graduate Student Programs to Karyn Olsen via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by campus mail to Teaching Support Centre/Graduate Student Programs, Room 122, The D. B. Weldon Library.
DEADLINE: Friday January 10th, 2014
PLEASE NOTE: Winners MUST be available on the afternoon of Saturday January 25th, 2014 to present their "Great Idea" at the Winter Conference on Teaching.
PAST GREAT IDEAS FOR TEACHING PROPOSALS
Acting out Algorithms - A "hands-on" approach to teaching Computer Science (pdf) - Jenna Butler
Stimulating Student Learning in Breadth Courses (pdf) - Chelsea Hicks
Photo-Reflection Assignments (pdf) - Beth Hundey
Winners and Runners-up (pdf)
Virtual Virtuality (pdf) - Jennifer Martin
The Question Game (pdf) - Angel Petropanagos
Post-it Empowered (pdf) - Megan Popovic
The Medium is Still the Message: Generation Text Meets Marshall McLuhan (pdf) - Mike Arntfield
Fossil Analogies: Correlating Primate Behaviour and Morphology (pdf) - Zoe Morris
Art Theory Review Pie (pdf) - Helen Parkinson
“Webmindful(l)”: Building Web Resource Evaluation Skills (pdf) – Elan Paulson
The Traveling Discussion (pdf) – Suzanne Fox
Vocabulary Relay Race (pdf) - Lauren Keys
Teaching Assistant Training Program
The D.B. Weldon Library
London, Ontario, CANADA
Tel: 519-661-2111, ext. 84622