The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning (GMCTL) is excited to offer a new type of support to initiate conversations and foster teaching and learning .
Sparkshops are 20-minute workshops led by GMCTL Educational Developers that can be added to the agenda of department meetings, faculty meetings, or other teaching related gatherings. The intention of a Sparkshop is to stimulate exploration and conversations in the areas listed below.
Sparkshops are ready to be offered on the following topic areas:
|Effective discussions in remote classes|
|Using quiz tools to promote student learning|
|From outcomes to assessment: Keeping learning aligned|
|Promoting student success by making your assessment tasks and criteria clear to students|
|How to get students to hand in quality work by planning for choice in your syllabus|
|What do I need in my syllabus?|
|Teaching philosophy statements|
|Portfolios for remote learning and assessment|
|In pursuit of reconciliation: Co-creating learning|
|Triangulating on understanding indigenous worldviews|
|Inclusive teaching strategies|
|Easy active learning: Think-pair-share|
|Getting value from student feedback with SLEQ|