Committees

Teaching and Learning Committee (TLSC)

Terms of Reference
The Committee shall:

  • provide strategic advice on teaching and learning practices that promote and sustain excellence and are aligned with the strategic direction of the University;
  • recommend teaching and learning criteria that reflect national and international best practices, as well as respond to and help define provincial quality assurance requirements;
  • provide advice and recommendations on the development, implementation and assessment of learning outcomes, as appropriate;
  • recommend innovation and experimentation with evolving learning and teaching modes, strategies, and technologies.
  • recommend to the GFC practices, policies and procedures that will inform and/or enhance teaching and learning activities at MRU, including the following:
    • recommendations for improving and/or assessing the quality of teaching in light of Mount Royal, provincial, national and international contexts;
    • distinguishing between teaching effectiveness, teaching excellence, scholarly teaching, and scholarship of teaching and learning;
    • the work of evaluation of teaching and learning from reports within the institution, including non-standard student/participant evaluations of instruction; and
    • approaches to recognition and awards for teaching.

Meeting Schedule

DateTimeLocationAgenda
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 20174:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 20174:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 20174:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, Jan.16, 20184:00 p.m.University Board RoomTBD
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 20184:00 p.m.University Board RoomTBD
Tuesday, Mar. 27, 20184:00 p.m.University Board RoomTBD
Thursday, April 26, 20174:00 p.m.University Board RoomTBD

Membership

Member
Role
Jim Zimmer
Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning
Chair
Miriam Carey
Faculty of Arts
Faculty Councillor
Douglas MacDonald
Faculty of Business and Communication Studies
Faculty Councillor
Dennis Valdez
Faculty of Health, Community and Education
Faculty Councillor
Brady Killough
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty Councillor
Heather Nelson
ADC and GNED
GFC Member at Large
Pearl Herscovtich
University Library
Faculty Member
Michele Braun
Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension
Representative
Kandi McElary
Student Affairs and Campus Life
Representative
Michelle Yeo
ADC and GNED
Faculty Member
Theresa Matus
ADC and GNED
Director, Academic Development Centre
Brigitte MathesonStudent Representative
Aaron HorneStudent Representative
Michael Barr
Chief Information Officer
Resource
Kathy Homer
Governance Assistant, GFC
Recording Secretary

For further information, contact:

Kathy Homer
403.440.6731
khomer@mtroyal.ca

 

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