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SoTL Support Fund promotes innovative teaching and learning

January 23, 2023 — 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Support Fund provides opportunities for UM professors, instructors, and librarians to engage in projects that increase knowledge in pedagogy and learning. This year, up to 17 awards will be provided to fund faculty projects that seek to investigate student learning and optimize educational experiences in post-secondary environments.

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Follow your passion and start small

January 17, 2023 — 
In the fall of 2021, Stephanie Chesser, assistant professor in the faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, gave her students a unique assignment.

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The Centre has new workshop offerings for Winter 2023

January 5, 2023 — 
The Centre is offering both online and in-person workshops this winter for the university community. 

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YuJa Video and Panorama introduce new features to make your work more accessible

December 14, 2022 — 
YuJa Video and Panorama Digital Accessibility are constantly adding new features to help you make your work as accessible as possible. 

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UM Congratulates Successful 2022 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Program Applicants

December 1, 2022 — 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Program provides opportunities for professors, instructors and librarians to meaningfully engage in projects that increase knowledge in pedagogy and learning. This year, ten awards of $6K and one major award of $25K were given to fund faculty projects. Learn more about the successful applicants, and how you can take part next year.

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Student absence policy: What faculty and staff need to know

November 15, 2022 — 
At the beginning of Fall Term, 2022, the University of Manitoba implemented a new policy around brief and temporary student absences. Find out what faculty and staff need to know.

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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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Faculty invited to attend technology and teaching town halls

November 7, 2022 — 
UMFA members are encouraged to make their voices heard in a series of town halls put on by Joint UM/UMFA Committee on Technology, Teaching and Learning.

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TeachingLIFE News

Equitable by design

October 14, 2022 — 
Working to create a learning environment that is universal and inclusive.

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Difficult conversations in the classroom

October 14, 2022 — 
Confronting controversy to lead to a less-polarized society

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Creating lasting change

October 14, 2022 — 
Integrating EDI into the everyday

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