Tag: Ontario

Research and Teaching Excellence

York is Canada’s engaged University with passion to social justice. We continue our strong commitment to focus on new programs across the university to really emphasize York’s historic strengths in interdisciplinary education and research. The Faculty of Science at York just celebrated 50 years of excellence in research and education. We are very proud of…

By Stanley Isaacs February 6, 2020 0

Great Teaching: Chris Woodcroft, OCT

Ontario College of Teachers Great Teaching I had just graduated from teachers college. I had just gotten a full-time job at Resurrection in Kitchener, and I was living and training in Hamilton. So my morning would start about 5:30, I would be training from 6 until 7:30 every morning — either running, weights, techniques —…

By Stanley Isaacs February 4, 2020 1

Humber Classroom Redesign – Teaching Example

As part of Humber’s Classroom redesign, we’ve introduced a more collaborative workspace. In a collaborative classroom, technology is an anchor to encourage productivity, research, and engaging discussions. This collaborative workspace can be utilized in various ways. The instructor may have recorded a portion of the lecture beforehand, and uploaded it to their Blackboard site for…

By Stanley Isaacs December 19, 2019 0

Teaching Tips | Student Response Systems (SRS)

This is another teaching tip from Humber’s Centre for Teaching and Learning. Student Response Systems. Technology can support learning in many ways. One way to increase interactivity and student participation in your classes is by using student response systems. A student response system is a method of polling the class. You may pose questions, gather…

By Stanley Isaacs December 4, 2019 0