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Welcome to the Teaching Commons!

 


A short video introduction to the Teaching Commons


 About the Teaching Commons

The Teaching Commons brings together like-minded individuals who are interested in exploring and sharing teaching and learning innovation across York University. The Teaching Commons team is based in TEL 1050 and maintains a virtual presence via our website and Moodle courses. More than a presence, we are a network of colleagues, collaborations and projects, working across and within Faculties and Support Services.  We report to the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning.  http://avptl.info.yorku.ca/

Upcoming Events

We are delighted to announce our new Teaching Commons Space in TEL 1050. The newly refurbished area provides a space for all who teach at York (contract faculty, tenure stream faculty, TAs, new and experienced) to meet to share ideas, to discuss teaching related topics and to meet with like-minded individuals.

We encourage you to suggest events and meetings you would like to host in the space via teaching@yorku.ca


TIF registration Deadline PosterThank you for your interest in Teaching in Focus 2014! We had a great day on May 22nd. Resources for the sessions are in the process of being uploaded. http://teachingcommons.yorku.ca/conferences-and-symposia/tif2014/

 


Good practices of adapting a face to face course to a blended/online course -- Samples from LAPS and Health AIF projects

Four faculty members adapted their individual face to face courses to blended/online courses in a jointly ran AIF project between the Faculties of Health and LA&PS in 2012-2013 academic year. They were invited to share their experience in designing, developing, and delivering these four highly rated courses in a recent one-hour seminar. During the seminar, each of them took about 15 minutes to describe their experiences, their lessons learned about adapting their face-to-face course to a blended and/or fully online format, and respond frankly to questions posed by faculty members who attended the presentations.

GEOG 2030 The End of the Earth as We Know It: Introduction to global environmental change

Course director: Dr. Robin Roth, Associate Professor, Department of Geography
Deliver mode: blended, 60% online 40% face-to-face
Enrollment: 90-120
Copy and paste the URL to your browser to watch the presentation about this course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXlbC9S4fFU&feature=youtu.be&t=5m12s

GEOG 2030 blended

KINE4710: Psychology of Health and Chronic Disease

Course director: Dr. Lucia Gagliese, Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health
Deliver mode: blended, 70% online 30% face-to-face
Copy and paste the URL to your browser to watch the presentation about this course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXlbC9S4fFU&feature=youtu.be&t=19m58s

KINE4710 blended

MODR1760, Reasoning about Morality and Values

Course director: Dr. Cael Zorn, Contract Faculty, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Deliver mode: blended (30% online,70% face-to-face) and online
Enrollment: 50 in blended section and 150 in fully online section
Copy and paste the URL to your browser to watch the presentation about this course: online:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXlbC9S4fFU&feature=youtu.be&t=35m12s

MODR1760 blended and online

PSYC 2120 3.00 Social Psychology

Course director: Dr. Jennifer Steele, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Deliver mode: online
Enrollment: 160-190
Copy and paste the URL to your browser to watch the presentation about this course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXlbC9S4fFU&feature=youtu.be&t=50m58s

PSYC 2120 online


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