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Learning and Teaching Happenings and Resources

November 2022 | Issue 1 of 2

Tip of the Month:
Maintain academic integrity in your assessments

UVic's inaugural Academic Integrity Week provided the opportunity to discuss the many ways that instructors can support students in their courses to uphold academic integrity. For example, over the next few weeks, take time to encourage students to visit this academic integrity resource site as they prepare for their final assessments

Academic Integrity resources for students

Academic Integrity resources for instructors

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Academic integrity slide for classes

Instructor Events & Workshops

View all upcoming events in learning central

Calling all Sessionals!

Nov 18 | 1:30-3:30 pm

We invite all who hold a sessional position at UVic to attend this session to discuss the topics and questions you have about teaching. This session will generate topics of interest to you for upcoming workshops. Come join colleagues to ensure that the topics and questions that are most important to you are included in the roster of workshops to take place over the coming months.


Assessment for Experiential Learning

Nov 7 | 3:30 - 5:00pm


High-stakes assessment of students' performance: The challenge of summative assessment

Nov 15 | 1:00 - 2:30pm


Review of challenges of assignments in undergraduate courses in applied sciences

Nov 22 | 10:00 - 11:30am


Facilitation and the reflective process in Experiential Learning

Nov 23 | 3:30 - 5:00pm


Instructional Skills Workshop

December 5 - 8, 2022

This small group setting workshop is  designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. Participants design and conduct three “mini-lessons” and receive verbal and written feedback from the other participants who have been learners in the mini-lessons.


We have many more workshops available - see Learning Central (filter by LTSI) for further details!

Teach anywhere website supports faculty and instructors teaching in person and online.

Student Resources

Please share the following resources, events and happenings with your students. These can be shared in class or on your Brightspace courses.

Visit Learn Anywhere

Sense of Belonging

Nov 2 | 1:00 - 2:00pm


The literature review

Nov 16 | 9:00 - 10:00am


Paragraph organization and structure

Nov 23 | 9:00 - 10:00am


Facilitation and the reflective process in Experiential Learning

Nov 23 | 3:30 - 5:00pm


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