Catalyzing excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and the use of educational technology.
Purpose and mission
The Academic Development Centre (ADC) is committed to fostering teaching excellence and innovation in support of learning.
Faculty and staff of the ADC offer professional development services, initiatives, and programs to the Mount Royal University (MRU) community to support classroom and online teaching, the use of learning technologies for faculty and students, curriculum development and principles of assessment, scholarly teaching and scholarship of teaching and learning, web-based instructional design, media production, and audio/video/web conferencing. The work of the ADC is guided by the Mount Royal's institutional goals and aims, and by the recommendations in the MRU Academic Plan.
The following values provide a framework to establish priorities, guide decision-making, and engage in planning and evaluation--they represent the manner in which we aspire to serve our stakeholders:
We value a spirit of learning through Collaboration and Community with a view to providing Support and Service in a Responsive and Proactive manner, by following the principles and practices of Innovation and Creativity and ensuring that Evidence-Based and Scholarly Practices inform our work.
The staff and faculty of the ADC are organized into several collaborative teams. To learn more about each of our teams, please follow the links below.
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