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Developing a National Framework of Teaching Expectations

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Developing a National Framework of Teaching Expectations

March 2-22, 2009 | SCoPE Discussion

Description

During this seminar, we invite you to share your experiences from all countries - those that have developed standards and credentialing requirements for teaching in higher education, and those who are considering them. Through the exploration of the theoretical and pragmatic issues of implementing credentialing programmes, we hope to come up with a set of best practices and a framework design that may be suitable for a wide range of programmes with similar goals.

Live Session [edit]

Participation [edit]

Facilitators : Gary Hunt and Vivian Neal

Moderator : Alice Macpherson

Forum Participants:

Forum Participants:
  • Alex
  • Alice Mac 
  • Bea
  • Cindy Xin 
  • Deidre B
  • Marcel D'Eon
  • Nancy Sly 
  • Peter
  • Rosalie Pederson 
  • Sean Polreis 
  • Shauna

Resources

Question Summary [edit]

Downloads [edit]

  • Hunt, G.A., Wright, A. & Gordon, G. 2008. Evolving expectations for teaching in higher education in Canada. Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 1, 15-21. (PDF 99 KB)
  • Ontario Council of Academic Vice Presidents (OCAV) Guidelines for University Undergraduate Degree Level Expectations (PDF 34 KB)
  • Guidelines for University Graduate Degree Level Expectations (approved by the Ontario College of Graduate Studies) (PDF 78.1 KB)
  • 2008 National Student Survey (NSS) Questionnaire from Higher Education Academy, UK (PDF 336 KB)

Useful Links [edit]

Canadian Council of Learning: http://www.ccl-cca.ca/ccl

Council of Ministers of Education: http://site2.cmec.ca/Pages/Default.aspx

Canadin Association of University Teachers
http://www.caut.ca/home.asp?page=432

Higher Education Academy:  http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/

Higher Education Academy framework: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/policy/framework

FacultyDevelopment.ca http://www.facdev.ca/

Deirdre Bonnytcastle's Medical Education wiki: http://medicaleducation.wetpaint.com/

Higher Educaiton Academy Subject Centres:  http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/networks/subjectcentres

Plymouth's LTHE Program:  http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=17141

Kwantlen's Teaching for Learning Program:  http://kwantlen.ca/academicgrowth/Teaching4Learning.htm

STHLE Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education:  http://www.mcmaster.ca/stlhe/

University of British Columbia faculty teacher training certificate program: http://www.tag.ubc.ca/programs/facultycertificate/program.php

Self-Evaluation instrument developed by Bob Cornesky: http://kwantlen.ca/academicgrowth/resources/Self-Assessment&CQI.pdf

Learning Objectives and Assessment:
http://medicaleducation.wetpaint.com/page/Assessment

The Theory and Practice of Online Learning (2nd ed.): http://cde.athabascau.ca/online_book/second_edition.html

League for Innovation's Learning Exchange Networks: http://www.league.org/

What does education research really tell us?  http://blog.sciencegeekgirl.com/2009/02/25/the-burden-of-proof-what-does-education-research-really-tell-us/

Active Learning Blog Carnival (March): http://activelearningcarnival.blogspot.com/

Research and Practice in K-12 Online Learning: A Review of Open Access Literature:
http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/607/1182

Open Learning: The Journal of Open & Distance Learning: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=g909097565~db=all

Teacher Education: Coming Up Empty: http://www.nctq.org/nctq/images/Teacher_Education_fwd.pdf