Hyflex courses combine face-to-face and online learning and allow students to choose how they participate. On November 7, join Dr. Karen Goodnough as she examines hyflex course design and the affordances and limitations of the hyflex model.
Academic units are encouraged to solicit prospective nominees and nominators to submit a nomination brief to us by Oct. 20. Nomination brief templates are available for the Atlantic Association of Universities awards and the 3M National Teaching Fellowship.
Our Classroom Support office currently located in Engineering and Applied Science, EN-3012, will relocate to the Core Science Facility, CSF-1315.
For the Fall 2023 semester, CITL is prepared with services, resources and expertise to support instructors with teaching and students with learning. Explore the use of AI, review our featured resources, attend professional learning events and discover supports for students.
A new podcast series with six-episodes themed, “Accessibility in Higher Education”, features the voices of academics, students, administrators and accessibility advocates as they discuss opportunities and challenges in creating equitable and accessible learning experiences for all. Check out series two of our Learning Technology Coach podcast.
On Wednesday, May 24, join Jessica Liivlaid, an educator from MidSweden University, for a presentation on AI in education In her presentation, she will share insights on AI language models, potential AI applications for educators and students, using AI in assessment, and the challenges with AI. Register now.
Have you ever wondered if your course materials are accessible to all students? Thursday, May 18, marks the 12th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day. To celebrate, CITL and Accessibility Services (Blundon Centre) are inviting instructional staff to bring or send their course materials to be reviewed against accessibility checklists.
Join us for a virtual Teaching Innovations and Learning Enhancement (TILE) Showcase on May 3, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This event celebrates and highlights the innovative work and research that has been carried out by several of the 2022 TILE Fund recipients.
Due to impending weather conditions and the closure of the St. John’s Campus, exams for online courses that were scheduled for Friday, March 24, have been postponed and have been rescheduled for Saturday, March 25, at 2:00pm. Please continue to monitor for further updates regarding delays or cancellations.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching, and Graduate and Postgraduate Supervision. There are four awards that recognize educators at all stages of their careers; nomination deadline is April 17, 2023.
Our Support Centre will be closed for the holidays beginning Friday, December 23, and open for limited hours on Wednesday, December 28, from 12-3 p.m.
Our Support Centre will be closed for the holidays from Friday, December 24 and Sunday, January 2, 2022.
Our Instructor Series offers virtual sessions on key topics to support effective instruction. View our Winter 2022 schedule.
Members of the Memorial University community are invited to attend the upcoming FUSION Skills Development Symposium on December 1, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EST (10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. NST). For details about the event and to register, please visit the FUSION Skills Development Symposium website.
The CITL Support Centre will remain available for regular hours of operation during and after the impending hurricane to support your teaching and learning needs. Our team is prepared to work remotely with backup power supplies, with the aim of maintaining the best service possible depending on conditions. If you have questions related to teaching or learning in your course, or require technical support, please contact us: https://citl.mun.ca/support/
Do you have technology-related questions? Unsure how to navigate Brightspace or other learning tools in your courses? Or maybe you’re wondering what technologies and online supports are available to you as a student? Attend one of CITL’s virtual drop-in sessions to get help!
In preparation for welcoming two new cohorts of students back to campus this fall, a series of new online syllabi resources, including COVID-19 related information, has been created for instructors.
Results from a national survey show notable successes for Memorial, including undergraduate students’ overall satisfaction and a greater desire to attend Memorial again in comparison with students at other institutions across the country. Read more.
CITL’s Instructional Series offers virtual sessions on key topics to support effective remote and online instruction. New sessions have just been added for the winter 2021 semester, with a complete lineup for February and March. View the complete schedule.
Are you a self-directed learner who is curious, creative, independent, confident and persistent? Apply for the 2021 Self-directed Learning Award! Learn more and apply.
In response to Memorial’s announcement of a delayed start for the winter semester, CITL will be modifying the Brightspace start date of all courses to January 11, 2021.
While CITL staff will be taking a break over the holidays, limited support will be available for instructors who are getting courses ready for the winter 2021 semester.
For fall 2020, instructors can now book recording sessions in Lecture Capture classrooms with CITL, or avail of other recording and delivery options with various levels of support.
A new resource provides accurate information about using ProctorU, Memorial's online invigilation service.
In-depth information is now available on the challenges students are facing in relation to remote learning ahead of this fall semester.
Memorial has procured a limited number of Screencast-O-Matic licenses that will be made available to instructors who are preparing to teach in the fall semester. Learn more about this screen recording software.
Results of an institution-wide student survey on their access to technology for learning are now available.
We are offering a new classroom studio on the St. John’s campus, to provide instructors with on-campus video production in support of remote instruction.
In an effort to assist the university community with integrating learning technologies in courses, we have released a beta version of a new Technology Guide.
Beginning May 4, 2020, we are launching an Instructional Series of sessions on key topics to support effective remote and online instruction.
We have three ways to provide academic units, instructors and students with the information and support you will need to teach and learn remotely.
As Memorial University temporarily transitions to remote learning for this Spring 2020 semester, it is important for students to understand the difference between remote courses and the traditional online courses offered.
When teaching remotely, instructors should be aware of a variety of privacy considerations.
We have developed a number of resources to help students have a positive experience as they engage in learning remotely.
There are several ways to record lectures and make them available to students online.
Beginning Thursday, March 19, our Remote Instruction Transition Team (RITT) will be available remotely only through the Instructional Continuity webpage; hours of operation have also been extended.
We have established a Remote Instruction Transition Team (RITT), available in person and remotely, to provide instructors with one-on-one support beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 12:30 p.m.
New "sandbox" sites in Brightspace have been made available to all instructors at Memorial University to experiment with tools for teaching remotely.
Looking for information on teaching remotely? View our new resource to get started.
Do you know an incredible teacher or supervisor? Nominate them for a President's Award; deadlines March 18-20, 2020.
Do you have questions about the impact on your course of the extended winter semester?
If you are teaching in a room with lecture capture technology, you can now directly manage your recordings in Brightspace within a new ‘CITL Dashboard’.
Educators honoured for effective teaching, positive impact on students.
Apply for the 2020 Memorial University Award for Outstanding Self-directed Learning for a chance to receive a $1000 cash prize.
All faculty members and instructors are invited to provide input on the educational technology they use for teaching.
Partnership an enriching experience for students, teachers across N.L.
Call for proposals are being accepted for the Atlantic Universities' Teaching Showcase 2019. Deadline is Aug. 16.
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Virtual University-Université Virtuelle Canadienne (CVU-UVC) have decided the time has come to end the consortium.
View the live stream schedule for Memorial's Teaching and Learning Conference 2019.
Preparing students for success in a rapidly changing world.
Memorial University has been announced as a member in a national network of universities focused on exploring and integrating effective approaches to skills development.
A good TPS is a living document and a key part of our self-assessment as educators.
Focusing on strengthening the student educational experience.
Memorial’s Teaching and Learning Conference 2019 will be hosted by CITL on May 1-2 on the St. John’s campus. Proposals for conference sessions are now being accepted.
Indigenous education group explores common themes at Memorial.
Members of the university community are invited to provide input that will inform CITL's strategic plan.
Attend an information session to learn more about nominating one of Memorial's educators for a President's Award for Excellence in Teaching and Graduate Supervision.
Gavan Watson, director of CITL, has been named as one of sixteen internationally respected teaching and learning leaders who have joined OneHE's new Advisory Group.
CITL offices will be closed over the holidays, but our Support Centre will be open for limited hours to provide assistance.
All of us at CITL wish you a season filled with peace, joy and hope, and look forward to working together again in the New Year. Here's a special video holiday greeting, from us to you!
On-campus exams scheduled for this morning, Dec. 7, are postponed until Sunday, Dec. 9. Updated exam information to be posted in Self-Service.
The role of director of the Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) has been retitled to associate vice-president, teaching and learning, and director of CITL.
This fall, CITL is hosting guided conversations with Memorial University participants of UBC’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education.
Register for the Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase, taking place at Dalhousie University on Oct. 20. Early bird registration deadline is before Sept. 28.
Top six things to know when doing an online course.
Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning role filled.
Monday Morning Mentor Series is back for the 2018-19 year.
When it comes to supporting teaching and learning at Memorial University, Jason Geary is a jack of many trades.
One department debunks myth that summertime is downtime
Read our new 2016-17 Impact Report - a digital report that provides a snapshot of our impact on learners, educators and partners.
Memorial’s biology department is tackling a big issue for students taking its introductory course.
On Dec. 4, join the university community in a dialogue about how we teach for critical thinking in the disciplines.
Are you interested in providing students with an international experiential learning opportunity? Join our Introduction to COIL webcast this morning, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. (NDT), and hear from the founder of COIL, Jon Rubin.
Nunavut teacher embraces culture, land and lifelong learning.
Atlantic Canadian teacher award 'icing on the cake' for math professor.
We are requesting input from faculty members and instructors on technology needs in multimedia classrooms on the St. John's campus.
Subscribe now for Magna Publications' Monday Morning Mentor series - a 20-minute online professional development program delivered each week.
CITL has enabled a new, accessible interface for Brightspace called the Daylight Experience.
A new program for practicing pharmacists will begin in fall 2018.
Event brings NL youth and cultures together in celebration of Canada 150.
On Thursday, May 18, CITL received two awards at the 2017 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE) conference.
On Saturday, Apr. 29, CITL will be upgrading the D2L learning management system (Brightspace*).
On May 3, D2L will be coming to Memorial University for the Brightspace Newfoundland and Labrador Connection event.
A new online resource is now available in D2L to assist educators with developing their teaching dossier.
Wondering about inclement weather and exam postponement in your online course? Here's what you need to know.
Nominations for the 2017 President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Graduate and Postgraduate Supervision are now being accepted.
This fall marked the launch of a new program for Memorial’s faculty that provides an introduction to important aspects of graduate student supervision. Registration for the winter offering is now open.
Our offices will be closed over the holiday, but our support staff will be available for limited times to respond to your requests.
The Brightspace Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning, sponsored by D2L (Desire2Learn), celebrates and recognizes up to five post-secondary educators each year for their innovative approaches that promote student-centred teaching and learning.
Access a free online presentation and supplementary materials for Universal Design for Learning: How to Improve Satisfaction and Retention for Students at All Learning Levels.
The call for proposals for the 2017 Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) are now open. Proposal deadline is Dec. 12.
Access a free online presentation and supplementary materials for Teaching Critical Thinking to Students: How to Design Courses that Include Applicable Learning Experiences, Outcomes and Assessments.
Dr. Jane Costello believes that creating a culture of open education at Memorial University can add value to both instructors and students.
A video collection of renowned Jamaican-Canadian poet and novelist, Pamela Mordecai, has recently been shared with the world under a Creative Commons license.
We are now providing faculty members and instructors with access to Magna Publications' Monday Morning Mentor series - a weekly 20-minutes online professional development program.
We are now accepting applications for the Teaching Skills Enhancement Program for the 2016-17 academic year. Programs for educators and graduate students are available; application deadline is Friday, Sept. 9.
Robert Wells has been appointed interim director for the Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL), effective Aug. 1
We've upgraded our D2L learning management system to a newer version of the software, to improve the learning environment in time for the fall 2016 semester.
A highly anticipated change is now a reality for DELTS, as the department is adopting a new name effective May 2, as the Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL).