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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Get help for almost any technology at The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

April 4, 2022 — 
The Centre launches support for additional technologies.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

YuJa Video sees more than 3,000 users

October 20, 2021 — 
More than 2,300 members of the University of Manitoba community have tried YuJa Video since it launched Sept. 1.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

YuJa Video launches in UM Learn

September 1, 2021 — 
As of Sept. 1, 2021, YuJa Video is available to all faculty, staff and students at the University of Manitoba through UM Learn.

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John and Christine Wren

Faculty of Education

Engineering their careers in education

July 22, 2021 — 
Christine Wren (BSc (M.E.)/10, BSc/10, BEd/21) was building on her 10-year career as a mechanical engineer. Meanwhile, her husband, John Wren (BSc/08, PhD/14, BEd/15) was a lab instructor with a PhD under his belt. Although the successful, happily married couple were content in the careers, something was missing.

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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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Sabre Cherkowski

Faculty of Education

Focusing on the positive

November 22, 2018 — 
Dr. Sabre Cherkowski hopes that educators focus on the positive.

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Prof. Melanie Janzen

Faculty of Education

Emotional toll of teaching

July 20, 2018 — 
Nowhere does the curriculum spell out a teacher’s obligation to meet these needs of a student, but to ignore them is morally indefensible, according to the research findings of Associate Prof. Melanie Janzen.

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Law Student Zita De Sousa gives her speech about two teachers who impacted her education at the STRR

Faculty of Law

Outstanding Law Student recognizes teachers who inspired her to achieve goals

May 17, 2018 — 
Zita De Sousa graduates this spring from Robson Hall Faculty of Law, intent on pursuing a career in the criminal justice system. On Monday, May 15 at the 2018 Students’ Teacher Recognition Reception (STRR), she expressed heartfelt thanks to two teachers who inspired her in the face of adversity to achieve her goals. Selected as the Faculty of Law’s Outstanding Student for this year’s STRR, she in turn chose her grade 12 student advisor and English teacher from Maples Collegiate, Ms. Debbie Boyko, and Faculty of Law Associate Professor Richard Jochelson to stand with her as Outstanding Teachers.

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Faculty of Education

Students’ progress biggest reward to resource teachers

February 14, 2018 — 
For Jennifer Soldier, a Sagkeeng First Nation high-school instructor, resource-teacher training is essential to improving the lives of students who need help the most.

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Faculty of Education

Welcoming gender diversity

January 3, 2018 — 
The 2018 Ed Talk Series kicks off Jan. 8, with Dr. Lee Airton, assistant professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education at Queen's University

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