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Instructor support for Summer Term 2021 online final exams

June 14, 2021 — 
Looking for help in preparing for your Summer Term 2021 online final exams? Check out The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning's Final Exams: Help support and extended hours webpage.

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THRIVE virtual learning and wellness event

Learn and grow: Attend UM’s learning and wellness event

June 2, 2021 — 
THRIVE, a new virtual learning and wellness event, has been created to support people and help them to connect with others and learn and grow—individually, operationally and in their leadership skills.

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Celebrating educators – virtually

May 10, 2021 — 
Online Students’ Teacher Recognition Reception held on May 4

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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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