Urban Wildlife: June 6-10

Join me for a week-long (one 1-hour class each weekday) course at UBC, Point Grey campus as part of the Ageless Pursuits series.

Urban Wildlife:  Birds and mammals and trees. Oh my! Click below for all the details.


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April 9 One day @ UBC Wildlife on my doorstep

Join me! Click here for all the details:  https://cassidyinview.wordpress.com/teaching-and-learning-workshops/ecology-and-natural-history/april-9-2016-wildlife-on-your-doorstep/

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here's an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,800 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 30 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

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New material posted on Learning Portfolios

Files you can use or adapt to have your students create a learning portfolio as a course assignment to show how they met the course learning objectives. Go to T+L resources, then by topic, then Learning Portfolios. Here’s the quick link.

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3 new links+resources from STLHE conference sessions I (co)led in June 2015

Go outside and learn – handout template you can use or adapt – see In-class activities

Flexible learning  – wiki based on our session, co-created by colleagues in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems – see Publications and other resources then click on By topic

Helping students through faculty-librian collaborations – learning object based on our session, created by colleague Joanna Szurmak, University of Toronto – see Publications and other resources then click on By topic

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Share your examples – i) active teaching and learning, ii) ways to have students prepare and do readings

This is addressed to those of you who took one of my recent Innovative Educators seminars. Please also tell me if you want your name associated with it or not.

Thanks for all your contributions, folks!

Others reading this post:  anytime, I invite you to share an example to add to any of my resource lists, or examples of teaching strategies to help students learn.

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Upcoming workshops through Innovative Educators

Upcoming workshops – register now!

I have two upcoming workshops offered through Innovative Educators. Register today:

Active Learning:  Innovative strategies that will dramatically improve student engagement

Choice of two dates:

Jan 20, 2015 and February 25, 2015

More information and to register:  http://www.innovativeeducators.org/Active-Learning-Strategies-Student-Engagement-p/3278.htm

Strategies to Motivate your Students to Read and Prepare before Class

Feb 11, 2015

More information and to register:  http://www.innovativeeducators.org/Strategies-Motivate-Students-Read-Prepare-Class-p/3288.htm 


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