Workshops Presentation Files

SciLIFT workshops presentation files from August 2019


We invite all instructional staff, including graduate students, teaching assistants, first-time instructors, and experienced faculty members to contact us for customised training or group presentations on a variety of topics regarding Learning & Teaching Best Practices, Innovative approaches on Teaching Science, New Technologies and Research.

Workshops take approximately 60-90 minutes and can cover a range of topics, including:

  • Syllabus design and lesson planning
  • Using eClass
  • Active learning
  • Preparing an exam and delivering it on eClass
  • Assessment and rubric development
  • Interactive Learning Objects
  • Developing Concept Inventories

And more! 

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Science Education Reading Club Articles

Investigating Student Engagement in First-Year Biology Education: A Comparison of Major and Non-Major Perception of Engagement A cross Different Active Learning Activities, Devin Hymers University of Guelph, & Genevieve Newton, University of Guelph,
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Recommended Citation
Hymers, D., & Newton, G. (2019). Investigating student engagement in first-year biology education: A comparison of major and non -major perception of engagement across different active learning activities. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 10 (1).

Technology & Pedagogy Reading Club Articles

Best Practices in the Use of Technology to Integrate Core Skills into Course Content, from Contact North, Online learning. They present, in their August newsletter publication, this article about the best practices recorded in other Canadian Higher Education Institutions on the use of technology integration based on a list of core skills that we can find in our teaching practice.
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Teaching and Learning Day May 6, 2019

Keynote speaker:  Practicing teaching: making our ways toward evidence-based learning experiences,  Sara E Harris, UBC.

Development of a Capstone Interactive Learning Object for the BUGS101 Massive Open Online Course, Maya Evenden, BioScience

Mastering Spectroscopy:  A Phone-based App to Facilitate Student Understanding of Spectroscopic Analysis, Florence Williams

A MOOC as a Staple Ingredient for Baking New CoursesPaul Lu, Professor, Dept. of Computing Science