Entries by Sylvia Riessner

A wealth of online teaching resources – ON

I’ve been watching the generous outpouring of tips, webinars, workshops, resources from the US and Canada, aimed at helping teachers pivoting to online teaching. Check out the page of curated resources offered by ecampus Ontario (official name Ontario Online Learning Consortium): Supporting Remote Teaching and Learning During COVID-19. You will find webinar recordings, all kinds […]

A wealth of online teaching resources – BC

A recent tweet from Dr. Tony Bates provided the nudge I needed to update my collection of Canadian teaching online resources shared during the COVID-19 pandemic. I’ve been watching the generous outpouring of tips, webinars, workshops, resources from the US and Canada, aimed at helping teachers pivoting to online teaching. I’ve poked at a couple […]

Become a brave beginner

Professional development involves many kinds of learning: short workshops, seminars, online microcourses or webinars, conferences and symposiums. You may read professional journals, listen to academic podcasts, participate in a community of practice for your subject area or job, and monitor / participate various social media channels. But what kind of development learning do you participate […]

Found: RRU’s Teamswork

While I was poking around my list of BC’s Teaching and Learning Centres, I came across Royal Roads University’s TEAMSWORK site – what a helpful collection of ideas and resources to explore! Teamwork, or collaborative / cooperative learning, are part of most learning and work experiences these days. In the past, students have complained about […]