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Pictures of the 4 panelists from the Trauma Informed Teaching Panel

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Panelists provide valuable insights into trauma-informed teaching

March 12, 2024 — 
“It can be helpful to view everyone as if they may have a trauma history and to treat them accordingly,” said Ann Gagne, explaining her approach to trauma-informed teaching at Brock University, where she is a Senior Educational Developer.

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Seven two-man fishing boats, of a variety of sizes, styles, materials, and ages sit tied up to a weathered wood dock on a perfectly calm lake during sunset.

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Learn how social identities affect your teaching

February 28, 2024 — 
In the new UM Learn module “Understanding social identities among faculty and students,” instructors can learn to recognize their own identities and those of their students, to help them develop strategies that promote engagement and success in the classroom.

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attendees having a discussion at an Experiential Learning Gathering

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Experiential Learning Consultations: Faculty and Instructors

January 15, 2024 — 
By reconciling academic learning outcomes with authentic experiences and real-world contexts, experiential learning equips students with the knowledge, competencies and skill they need to thrive in today’s rapidly changing world.

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Woman wear a pink shirt smiling and holding a book in a hallway.

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Redesigned Graduate Teaching Program opens for registration January 23, 2024

January 11, 2024 — 
The new GTP offers a comprehensive journey for aspiring educators, with modules to provide participants with foundational knowledge, skills, and values crucial for meaningful teaching in higher education.

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Attendees at Better Together listening to a presenter

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Better Together event builds entrepreneurial thinking skills

January 4, 2024 — 
Enthusiasm and creative energy filled the Multi-Purpose Room in UMSU University Centre at the first-ever Better Together event in November, a two-day exploration of entrepreneurial thinking for UM students, staff and faculty.

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A woman in snow gear is standing to the left; a man in outdoor expedition gear stands to the right.

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Celebrating excellence in teaching – 2023 Riddell Teaching Awards

November 23, 2023 — 
The Clayton H. Riddell Faculty celebrates the accomplishments of its teaching staff from 2023.

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group of TLC graduates smiling for a posed photograph

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Teaching and Learning Program celebrates 2023 graduates

October 31, 2023 — 
On September 20th, program participants, mentors and invited guests gathered for a graduation ceremony to celebrate the 19 participants graduating from the TLC program this year. UM and The Centre would like to extend congratulations to all the recent graduates who dedicated themselves to advancing their skills in the field of education.  

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Bringing experiential learning into your classroom in Fall 2023

October 3, 2023 — 
Experiential learning (EL) is a high-impact pedagogy that prepares students to thrive in today’s complex world. All instructors at UM are encouraged to bring experiential learning into their courses. We chatted with Gera Villagran from UM’s Office of Experiential Learning about ways in which instructors can build experiential learning opportunities into their courses.

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Artificial intelligence in and beyond the classroom

July 6, 2023 — 
Asper assistant professor Wenxi Pu explores artificial intelligence (AI) in his teaching and research, curious about the implications of this evolving, sometimes disruptive, technology.

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Row of different coloured kayas

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UM Learn course will help you take equity, diversity and inclusion from theory to practice

March 2, 2023 — 
UM is hosting a new course which will help guide instructors with practical guidance on how to add EDI practices to their teachings.

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