Category Archives: TCDC General

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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We’re Here to Help

TCDC and Ed Tech have created resources to help you teach remotely and we continue to host several online support sessions and webinars to address instructor questions. We’re Here to Help (on MyLangara Employees) TCDC and EdTech Calendar of Events or … 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 and Ed Tech Open House a Success

Thank you to those who dropped by our Open House on January 29, 2020.  TCDC and Ed Tech are sharing C-Building 2nd floor (updated TCDC contacts). We received a steady stream of faculty and staff interested in our new space. … Continue reading

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Conversations with Indigenous Scholars: Dr. Jan Hare, UBC (C203)

When: Friday, March 13, 2020 10:30am-12:30pm Where: Collaboration Space C203 Click here to register Join us for the first in our series of Conversations with Indigenous Scholars. We are honoured to invite Dr. Jan Hare, Anishinaabe scholar and educator at … Continue reading

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TCDC Book Club: The New Education (T222) 4:30pm

As we look toward the spring 2020 APAG conference with the theme of Future Thinking, TCDC’s book club choice is centred on that very theme: future directions in post-secondary. We will explore Cathy N. Davidson’s The New Education: How to … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Changes to Program Review

The fall semester is underway as are big changes to the program review process at Langara. So, what does this change mean for departments, faculty, TCDC and all the great program review work we’ve been doing around the snack-covered TCDC … Continue reading

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TCDC Office Changes

The long-awaited renovation of the TCDC and EdTech space in the C-Building has begun! From now until the end of December, the TCDC space is closed. Those already in the EdTech portable (M3) will stay there. Meetings will be held … 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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