Teaching and Learning
Teaching & Learning @KPU
This website is stewarded by the Teaching & Learning Commons which serves as a catalyst, collaborator, connector, communicator and coordinator for teaching, learning and scholarship at KPU. Find professional development opportunities via our events calendar, get the latest news, tips and info about initiatives that are underway for KPU educators, share your updates and experiences and read those of others.
KPU's Teaching, Learning, Scholarship & Research Symposium: Best of KPU
Our 3rd annual Symposium has concluded! Attendees learned more about the expertise and efforts of KPU's educators, scholars, researchers and students, as well as engaged in hands-on sessions and field trips. Thank you for your interest. News items and highlights to come.
Connecting through our Blog
As part of a WordPress pilot, we have launched a teaching and learning blog with weekly posts from the Commons team, to subscribe, http://wordpress.kpu.ca/tlcommons/. If you would like to share a teaching tool, strategy or insight, contact: Leeann.Waddington@kpu.ca
Explore through the Wordpress Pilot
The Teaching and Learning Commons is piloting WordPress for use by faculty with or without students – if you would like to participate in the pilot please request a site at http://wordpress.kpu.ca/or for questions contact: Robin.Leung@kpu.ca
Scholarship, Funding, Awards & Leadership Opportunities
Scholarly Inquiry Grants (SIGs)
Want to try a new approach, learning technology, tools in your field, etc., in your teaching and to observe the results? Need a research assistant to help you with the literature review, data collection and analyzing the data? Need some funds to present your inquiry project? Apply for a Scholarly Inquiry Grant (SIG) for up to $2k to innovate and inform your teaching practice. Grants are now available on an ongoing basis! | Info
Award, Funding and Leadership Opportunities
Additional opportunities for KPU educators are listed on the T&L Scholarship, Funding and Awards page.
Facilitator: Dr. Gordon Cobb
New to KPU? New or newer to Teaching? Interested in learning more about teaching?
Facilitator: Dr. Seanna Takacs
Facilitator: Mustafa Mohammed