STAY Symposium for teaching assistants is set for May 5

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Supporting Teaching At York (STAY) Symposium. The anniversary will be officially recognized during the 2017 STAY Symposium on Friday, May 5. To celebrate, the 2016-2017 cohort of Senior Teaching Assistants will be designing and facilitating sessions for the STAY Symposium, which promises to be an extraordinary event.

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A changing mindset sees new possibilities

York University Educational Developer Genevieve Maheux-Pelletier considers her dual role as a professor and educational developer, what she has learned and how she is implementing that learning to enrich her teaching practice and the student experience. Key to her learning is understanding that courage to take action and embrace change is important.

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York U’s Teaching Commons creates inaugural eLearning “Community of Practice” website

York University through its Teaching Commons has taken a leadership role in establishing a new online Community of Practice (CoP) website for educational developers and professionals specializing in eLearning. The Ontario eTeaching & eLearning CoP website is the first in province to offer a place to share best practices, observations and perspectives in eLearning and eTeaching.

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