Author Archives: Shawna Williams

Perspectives IV: A Series of Articles on Teaching at Langara during the Pandemic

Early in 2020, students all over the world experienced a sudden, dramatic, and unprecedented shift in their academic world. A whole semester later, we have found ourselves preparing for at least two more semesters teaching and learning in the virtual … Continue reading

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Perspectives III: A Series of Articles on Teaching at Langara during the Pandemic

Early in 2020, students all over the world experienced a sudden, dramatic, and unprecedented shift in their academic world. Four months on, we have found ourselves finishing one semester remotely, delivering another fully online, and preparing for at least two … Continue reading

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The Virtual Watercooler

Looking for a place to talk to peers about topics related to teaching and learning online? We are here to help! TCDC  invites you to a discussion series starting July 28th. Join us in this informal online space to share with colleagues … Continue reading

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Perspectives II: A Series of Articles on Teaching at Langara during the Pandemic

Early in 2020, students all over the world experienced a sudden, dramatic, and unprecedented shift in their academic world. Four months on, we have found ourselves finishing one semester remotely,  delivering another fully online, and preparing for at least two … Continue reading

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Perspectives I: A Series of Articles on Teaching at Langara during the Pandemic

Early in 2020, students all over the world experienced a sudden, dramatic, and unprecedented shift in their academic world. Four months on, we have found ourselves finishing one semester remotely, delivering another fully online, and preparing for at least two … Continue reading

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Professional Development Opportunities for Teaching Online 

Many instructional faculty and staff are looking for summer PD opportunities to learn about effective online teaching practices, and TCDC is here to help. TCDC is offering a 3-day workshop Online Course Design and Delivery at Langara. In this 3-day course, you will learn how to design … Continue reading

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Asynchronous Teaching: Helpful Tips

Asynchronous teaching, as we wrote about in our companion post The Case for Going Asynchronous  is a useful approach that mitigates many barriers faced by both students and faculty in a remote learning environment. That said, asynchronous teaching is not … Continue reading

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The Case for Going Asynchronous

In late April, the colleges sent out the following message. You may have seen it: “To support a positive learning experience for students, the college would like to remind you to use asynchronous curriculum delivery where appropriate, and to limit … Continue reading

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Discover Unlimited Access to Live Webinars and Digital Library

Langara faculty and staff can access free live and recorded webinars by Innovative Educators in six diverse categories including teaching and learning, student success and institutional effectiveness.        

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TCDC & EdTech Open House 

The staff and faculty from Educational Technology (EdTech) and the Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC) are excited to unveil our new home on the 2nd floor of the C-building at our Open House event on Wednesday, January 29th from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. … Continue reading

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