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Students wearing KN95 masks type on laptops in a classroom. // Photo from David Lipnowski

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning News

Taking care of each other at UM

September 13, 2022 — 
The return to near normalcy on campus can be exciting, stressful or a little of both. The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning has ways to manage the return to in-person teaching.

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Students wearing KN95 masks and taking notes on laptops and with pencil and paper in a classroom. // Photo from David Lipnowski

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The Centre launches resources to help instructors return to in-person teaching

August 22, 2022 — 
The Centre launches resources to help instructors with Fall 2022.

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Equity, diversity and inclusion workshops coming up soon

August 15, 2022 — 
The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning has a number of workshops and events to help you make your teaching more just.

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Upgrading the learning experience

July 14, 2022 — 
Since 2014, the University of Manitoba has invested over $50 million in retrofitting older classrooms, upgrading and expanding classroom technology, and equipping teachers with modern tools for providing an inclusive, adaptable learning environment. This investment in transforming the learning experience through technological and environmental innovation plays a critical role in the fulfillment of the strategic pillars of Our Shared Future, the UM’s interim strategic plan.

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TeachingLIFE News

Rethinking UM’s approach to experiential learning

June 30, 2022 — 
UM is embarking on even more ways to give learners access to a variety of rich, life-preparing and practical experiential learning experiences inside and out of the classroom, positioning students for success in a changing world

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Land as teacher

June 29, 2022 — 
Land-based education means learning on, about and from the land

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Creating an inclusive syllabus

June 29, 2022 — 
Meeting students where they live by considering equity, diversity and inclusion

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Experiential learning made easy

June 29, 2022 — 
Much of Alexa Hryniuk’s success has been a result of integrating experiential learning, whereby students “learn by doing” and reflect on the experience.

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iClicker to launch grade syncing Monday, July 4, 2022

June 28, 2022 — 
iClicker Roster and Grade Sync allows instructors to easily retrieve the student roster from UM Learn (Brightspace) into iClicker Cloud and sync iClicker polling scores with the UM Learn course's gradebook.

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Panorama accessibility tool launches in UM Learn

June 23, 2022 — 
Panorama is now live in UM Learn to help you make your course materials as accessible as possible.

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