Teaching and Learning News
This blog provides news, information and stories for and about the teaching and learning community at Simon Fraser University.
November 14, 2018
By Jackie Amsden, Teaching and Learning Centre ... read more
January 14, 2019
Occasionally, one of Shivanand Balram’s students nods off in class. Balram doesn’t call them out on... read more
Teaching practice and student experience
Trying out Canvas: A history professor blazes her own trail February 11, 2013
Even before SFU selected Canvas as its new learning management system (LMS), history...
A biostatistics professor talks about his experiences with problem-based learning November 04, 2011
Charlie Goldsmith joined the Faculty of Health Sciences in 2010 as the inaugural appointee to the...
Resources, events and programs
CPUTL graduates celebrate with certificates—and a selection of plants December 17, 2013
The Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning provides graduate students...
Diversified teaching and learning at FCAT’s event: Leaning into Learning May 21, 2013
Last week, the beautiful World Music Room at SFU Woodwards hosted FCAT’s event, Leaning into...
Awards, grants and achievements
Ash Parameswaran December 31, 2011
When Ash Parameswaran, a professor in the School of Engineering Science, was named one of three...
Two Beedie lecturers earn recognition for their teaching excellence July 12, 2013
Beedie School of Business lecturers Shafik Bhalloo and Anthony Chan have been...
VPA and institutional initiatives
Instructors and students try a new approach to teaching and course evaluation October 16, 2013
Last year the Vice-President, Academic, established a Teaching and Course Evaluation Project (TCEP)...
ViewPointAcademic provides evidence that “changing faster is good” November 28, 2013
In the most recent issue of the ViewPointAcademic newsletter, Jon Driver, Vice-President, Academic,...