GFC 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.
Tuesday, September 18, 20184:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, October 16, 20184:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, November 27, 20184:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, January 29, 20194:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, March 19, 20194:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, April 16, 20194:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomTBD
Jim Zimmer
Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning
Ex Officio
Sally Haney
Faculty of Business and Communication Studies
GFC Member at Large
Nancy Ogden
Faculty of Arts
Faculty Councillor
Christian Cook
Faculty of Business and Communication Studies
Faculty Councillor
Jodi Nickel
Faculty of Health, Community and Education
Faculty Councillor
Brady Killough
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty Councillor
Geoff Owens
University Library
Faculty Member
Luciano Da Rosa Dos Santos
Faculty Member
Brad Mahon
Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension
Pat Pardo
Student Affairs and Campus Life
Eddy RobinsonStudent Representative
Cordelia SnowdonStudent Representative
Miriam CareyInterim Director, ADC
Michael Barr
Chief Information Officer
Sheena Jensen
Governance Assistance, GFC
Recording Secretary
For further information, contact:

Sheena Jensen


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