Category Archives: Events & Workshops

Upcoming Instructional Skills Workshops in 2020

The Instructional Skills Workshop offers strategies and tips for: Teaching more interactive classes Increasing confidence in the classroom Enhancing feedback and evaluative skills The ISW is exclusively for current Langara employees and fills up quickly (just 12-16 spaces available). Tentative dates … Continue reading

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Join us for an Unconference on Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

Written by Jessica Kalra, TCDC Curriculum Consultant At Langara, we strive to create a rich and positive learning environment in which staff and students are free to ask questions and have open discussions in a safe, professional and respectful space. … Continue reading

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TCDC Drop-In Hours

Image by Maksymiv Yura in Freepik Written by Mirabelle Tinio, TCDC Curriculum Consultant Starting in September, the Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC) will host drop-in hours for faculty and instructional staff who would like support with course planning and … Continue reading

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TCDC Book Club: Creating Self-Regulated Learners

Do you ever wish your students would spend just a little more time reviewing graded papers, exams, homework assignments and practice quizzes to identify and address gaps in their understanding? Would you like more of your students to be able … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 – Instructional Skills Workshop

The next Langara College Instructional Skills Workshop will be held on six consecutive weekly evening sessions (5:30 pm – 8:30 pm) from September 11 to October 16,  2019. ISW is Your Opportunity to Enhance Your Teaching! Teach more interactive classes Increase … Continue reading

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August 2019 – Instructional Skills Workshop

The next Langara College Instructional Skills Workshop will be held on three consecutive days (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) August 27, 28, 29, 2019. ISW is Your Opportunity to Enhance Your Teaching! Teach more interactive and interesting classes Increase your … Continue reading

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Growing Open at Langara

On March 6th, colleagues from departments across campus came together in the T Gallery to learn more about open pedagogy and resources and celebrate Langara’s open education champions. The room hummed as colleagues mingled and chatted and explored the open … Continue reading

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Classroom Management: A Balancing Act

By Shawna Williams, TCDC Curriculum Consultant Classroom management “refers to the procedures, strategies, and instructional techniques teachers use to manage student behavior and learning activities. Effective classroom management creates an environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. Ineffective classroom … Continue reading

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Transformative Learning Experience for Instructor

Three days at Langara’s Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) can alter teaching philosophy, inspire a new instructional style and create positive impactful results in the classroom. In this testimonial, Manuela Klick, Instructor, Co-Op & Career Development Centre, describes her ISW experience. “Attending … Continue reading

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Active Learning: Much More Than a Fad (Webinar Series)

TCDC is pleased to offer an Innovative Educators series of webinars on active learning.  These webinars will take an active learning approach, so participants can expect to watch and listen and also to share ideas with the presenter and each … Continue reading

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Online Engagement Strategies for Diverse Students

Webinar Recording Available The recording of the Magna webinar on Online Engagement Strategies is now available on-demand. You can access the presentation and PDF documents through the on-demand seminar recording link. To access, you will need to enter the following password:  engagement27

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April 2019 Instructional Skills Workshop

The next Langara College Instructional Skills Workshop will be held on three consecutive days (8:30am-4:30pm) April 24, 25, 26, 2019. ISW is Your Opportunity to Enhance Your Teaching! Teach more interactive and interesting classes Increase your competence and confidence in … Continue reading

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Internationalization Strategy Public Forum

Please join us at the public forum on Monday, February 4, 2019. Since our launch event in November 2017 the Internationalization Strategy Development working group and advisory committee have been consulting Langara’s community to draft an internationalization strategy for the College. The public forum … Continue reading

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Langara Book Club: Indigenous Storywork

Leading up to this year’s APAG conference, join the Langara Book Club to explore keynote speaker Jo-Ann Archibald’s Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body and Spirit. Dr. Archibald, also known by her Stó:lō name Q’um Q’um Xiiem, is a … Continue reading

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Finding Strength Through Difference – SIETAR BC Unconference:

While difference is often used to polarize people and inspire fear, difference is also a great source of strength and resilience. Join us for the third annual SIETAR BC Unconference to explore the many ways that we find strength through … Continue reading

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