Category Archives: TCDC General

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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Who are the CDCs and how can they help?

The Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC) has grown over the past year, and we now have more curriculum development consultants (CDCs) who can support faculty and departments with their curriculum projects. So, who are the CDCs and what do … Continue reading

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TCDC and EdTech Teaching Innovation Series

Whether you’re new to teaching or have decades of experience, we can help you keep up with the constantly changing field of education.  Would you like to ensure your materials are accessible to all learners or find ways to make classes … Continue reading

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TCDC & Ed Tech Monthly Workshop and Events Calendar

TCDC and Ed Tech now have a monthly workshop and events calendar! You can view the calendar by visiting https://iweb.langara.bc.ca/tcdc/calendar/ where you will find full workshop and event listings and locations as well as the link to register. – Hope to … Continue reading

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Copyright Workshops

The library will be offering two great copyright workshops this Fall semester. COPYRIGHT FOR EDUCATORS Wednesday September 27, 12:30-1:20, T226 Have you ever copied an article for your students? Posted a YouTube video to D2L? Added an image from Google … Continue reading

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Symposium on Intercultural Learning

The Symposium on Intercultural Learning is co-hosted by BCCIE and Langara College. From beginners to seasoned practitioners, this symposium will offer new techniques and modules for practitioners from all sectors (K-12, Language and Post-secondary) to consider intercultural learning and understanding … Continue reading

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How Do Students Learn from Participation in Class Discussion?

An interesting article from Faculty Focus on what students learn from class discussions.  Read to the end for specific strategies  to help students get the most out of class discussions. “Class Discussion” by Earlham College is licensed under CC BY 2.0 … Continue reading

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Teach frustration capacity to students instead of providing moral simplicity

“Unambivalent responses to uncomplicated meanings: This is a Manichaean formula for polarization, and a blueprint for misunderstanding—both oneself, and others,” writes Lyell Asher in a call for the higher ed community to resist providing students with the moral simplicity that they … Continue reading

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Upcoming Learning Opportunities at BCcampus

Upcoming Learning Opportunities at BCcampus

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End of Semester Readings

Two interesting articles came across our virtual desks recently. You might want to take a break from the end of semester flurry of activity to read one or both. Learn how teaching portfolios help professors share their classroom practices and … Continue reading

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Indigenizing the Curriculum Workshop

The University of the Fraser Valley is running its highly acclaimed, three day workshop, Indigenizing the Curriculum, in January. Indigenizing the Curriculum is a fascinating opportunity that provides strategies and techniques which addresses the absence of Indigenous ways of knowing … Continue reading

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Psychology Science Fair

The Department of Psychology invites you to their Psychology Science Fair being held November 23 & 24, 2016 in A-Building Lobby. Posters will display psychology instructors’ and students’ research in a variety of topics in the field. Q&A sessions will … Continue reading

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Diversity in Academe

A recent series of articles in The Chronicle of Higher Education that “examines the challenges that students, academics, and colleges face in dealing with disability on campus”. These articles are for everyone who teaches or works with students at Langara, … Continue reading

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