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Faculty Development Spring Institute: Deep Learning for Student Success

This event is postponed until May 2015

Vancouver Island University....welcomes you to the Faculty Development Institute on Deep Learning for Student Success. Hosted in an idyllic west coast environment, this professional development opportunity offers post-secondary educators a rich learning experience guided by experienced faculty developers, teaching and learning centre director and award winning faculty, curriculum, teaching and learning specialists.....and supported by leading edge research and resources in teaching, learning and technology around deep learning for student success.

What is the Faculty Institute all about?
This Institute gives instructional faculty an intensive experience in teaching and learning to support deep learning in post-secondary students. The institute is developed around core teaching strategies from planning for deep learning experiences, connecting learning objectives to rich assessment and evaluation methods, building in active learning activities into the class, obtaining feedback and formative assessment from students to planning a lesson and incorporating reflective practice into being a professional educator.

Who should attend?
The Institute is designed for instructional faculty from post-secondary institutions - new faculty to those with many years of experience.

What will I learn?
Our primary goal is to ensure that all participants depart from the Institute with a strong understanding and application of how to design lessons and courses to assist students in having deep learning experiences. Participants will learn skills and knowledge about best practices for being an effective designer of learning experiences for students. Learning technologies will also be part of this institute.