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Learning and Teaching Happenings and Resources

March 2023 | Issue 1 of 2

 JCURA Research Fair 2023

March 22 | 11:30am - 3:00pm

Student Union Building, Michelle Pujol Room and Upper Lounge

The Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Awards (JCURA) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue innovative research and enhance learning while providing a valuable preparatory experience towards graduate studies or a research related career. Through the program, students perform specialized research under the mentorship of a faculty member. Visit the fair on March 22, in the Student Union Building (Michelle Pujol Room and Upper Lounge) to see the hard work on display.

Call for Nominations

Do you know a student who may be interested in participating? We are happy to announce that the call out for 2023 JCURA nominations is open! Visit the JCURA website for program details and to find out how to enroll in the 2023/24 sesssion. 

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First year students can join us for an opportunity to gain research experience in their field of study through the Valerie Kuehne Undergraduate Research Awards Internships. The 12 week program is offered to 50 students across faculties and begins in May 2023. Apply today!

Instructor Events & Workshops

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How to Incorporate Blended Learning/Flipped Classroom without Burning Out

Mar 23 | 1:30-3:00pm


Online Strategies to Address Absences & Support Accessbility

Improve your teaching when incorporating blended learning practices in the classroom.

See online strategies

Professional Development (Pro-D) Funds at UVic

Professional Development (Pro-D) funds support participation in activities that enhance learning and teaching. Discover the current Pro-D fund opportunities that can support your own professional development.

Continuing Sessional Lecturer Fund

This fund provides financial support to Continuing Sessional Lecturers participating in any form of professional development activities. 

Term Sessional Lecturer Fund

This fund provides financial support to Term Sessional Lecturers particpating in any form of professional development activities. 

Teaching-Stream Faculty Learning and Teaching Development Fund

This fund provides financial support to Teaching-Stream Faculty looking to participate in a range of professional development activities. 

Visit our website to learn more about your eligibility and guideline details.


Further info on UVic Pro-D funds

Enhance your Teaching Environment with Accessiblity Practices

When incorporating accessibility practices into your teaching, every student has equitable access to learning and opportunities for academic success. Learn how to integrate these practices into your course planning, assessments, and content design. 

Whether online, in-person, or hybrid, meetings and events can also be designed with accessibility in mind. Find tips to remove barriers and encourage meaningful contributions during your upcoming sessions.

More about accessibility in Teaching and Learning

Build Relationships with
 Community-Engaged Learning

Community-engaged learning (CEL) at UVic is a form of community-engaged scholarship and experiential learning. CEL partnerships allow students to make a vital impact on the community while simultaneously enhancing their learning experiences through active engagement with course content.

There are a few key principles to keep in mind when building a CEL partnership including: understanding community interest, building trust, setting manageable goals, and creating a flexible project design.

Contact the CEL office today for further information!

More about CEL partnerships

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

Student resources and workshops

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

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Resubmitting, Proofing, and Promoting Published Work

March 8 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm


The Literature Review: How to Organize, Cite, and Position Yourself

March 15 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm


Self Editing Strategies

March 22 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm


"Arbutus review" Info Session for Aspiring Undergraduate Authors

March 29 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm


"Arbutus Review" Graduate Peer Reviewer Information Session

April 5 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm



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