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SoTL Luncheon Highlights Importance of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 

June 4, 2024 — 
On May 28, UM educators and scholars gathered for a luncheon to celebrate the significance of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), Hosted by the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic). The 2024 SoTL Luncheon shed light on the transformative power of SoTL work fostered collaborations in this vital field.  

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Make your communication materials accessible with Panorama

June 4, 2024 — 
It’s here, it’s smart and it’s easy to use – the new Panorama portal to help you create accessible materials for a variety of users.

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UM students celebrate the outstanding educators in their lives

May 14, 2024 — 
“Teachers become mentors when they guide your life, and there's something about their presence in it that remains with you forever. You're shown your purpose and worth, and they give you the strength to stand in your power with integrity.”

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An Educational Developer reflects on his experience at the Instructional Skills Workshop

April 3, 2024 — 
Attending the ISW sessions was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. There are so many complimentary elements inherent in the structure of the workshop that make for a fun and informative week spent with colleagues from around the University.

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Instructor Snehil Dua

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Nutritional Sciences students get a true taste of the real world

March 27, 2024 — 
The hot lunch project is one of many ways that Dr. Snehil Dua incorporates Experiential Learning (EL) into her teaching. She is always looking for ways to help her students prepare for the dynamic demands of the food industry.

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Cintia Costa, an Educational Developer at The Centre delivering a workshop

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Teaching and Learning (TLC) Program workshops are available to all instructors

March 21, 2024 — 
Did you know that you do not have to be enrolled in the TLC Program to take a TLC workshop? Well it’s true. Take a look at all of the events coming up for the TLC Program that are open to all instructors at the University of Manitoba.

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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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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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You can do it! Empowering students through experiential learning

July 24, 2023 — 
The benefits to students of experiential learning are known to be wide-ranging and life changing. At this year’s May 3 Teaching Café, “Journeys into Experiential Learning,” four UM panelists shared a variety of time-tested approaches that empower students, provide them with autonomy and real-world skills, and help them to recognize and reflect upon failure as a valuable learning tool.

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