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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning News Archive

Kathy Levine, associate professor, Faculty of Social Work

Building a ‘community of learners’

February 25, 2021 — 
Why "we will all do better when everybody does better in this world" is both a life and teaching philosophy

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Mitigating exam stress a high priority for the university

January 29, 2021 — 
Exams are a stressful time for students, and the move to online exams adds another unknown to the equation. Ensuring a very smooth online exam experience was of paramount importance for the university. IST and the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning did a lot of planning and preparation to make this happen.

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L: Drawing of a London coffeehouse, c. 1690–1700, British Museum; R: Students role-play a coffeehouse in immersive learning course, Literature of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century.

Connection, passion drive teaching and learning at UM

December 9, 2020 — 
You could just read about English coffeehouses that began opening up in the 1600s. But wouldn’t it be more enriching to live it?

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The must-do online course and other insights for teachers

May 14, 2020 — 
Q&A with the Flexible Learning lead at UM

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program applications now open

April 8, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program was announced in January 2020.

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Contingencies for Teaching

March 17, 2020 — 
With the challenges of COVID-19 for our community, and the increasing efforts to minimize the spread of the virus, a great deal of effort is going into contingency planning at the U of M. To assist you with moving courses away from a face-to-face format, we have set-up this information page:


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Top teaching and learning stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
These five stories help illustrate the impact of the outstanding teaching and learning experiences found at UM

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Mark Torchia named first Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning)

November 5, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to have such a visionary leader assume this important strategic role

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Two empty chairs in front of a wall, outdoors.

Building connections

October 30, 2018 — 
A holistic approach to graduate education

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Graphic illustration. The commissioned illustration for this feature is by Sébastien Aubin. According to the artist, its inspiration is flowers growing, the idea of growing together and getting information from different sources. Aubin served as the University of Manitoba’s first Indigenous designer in residence at the School of Art from September 2017 to February 2018.

Walking together

October 30, 2018 — 
Indigenous approaches to mentoring at the university

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