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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
September 2, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Consultations



Educational Development staff members are available to provide one-on-one and group consultations to graduate students, faculty and instructional staff, post-doctoral fellows, departments and committees on a wide range of issues, including course design (online/face-to-face/hybrid), curriculum, development, assessment, instructional strategies, active learning, teaching dossiers, student feedback and so on.

At the individual level, this may include:

  • developing an evaluation plan
  • preparing a teaching dossier and/or philosophy statement
  • exploring student assessment options
  • coordinating a classroom observation
  • preparing a nomination package for a teaching/technology/innovation award
  • designing an evaluation rubric
  • developing or redesigning a new or existing course

At the department level, this may include:


  • developing and providing customized workshops or presentations on teaching and learning topics in support of local initiatives
  • supporting and advising on curriculum development efforts (e.g., developing a new program, course design)
  • developing customized services and resources in support of new faculty and graduate students,
  • setting-up a department-based teaching forum/teaching circle
  • providing a an overview of Educational Development services and supports at a departmental meeting
One-on-one consultations are voluntary and confidential in nature and may be arranged at the discretion of the individual for whatever developmental or instructional purpose. Group consultations can be customized to meet the specific needs of the inquiring committee or department. For more information or to book an appointment, please contact Jeanette McDonald, Manager of Educational Development at 519 884-0710, ext. 3211 or by email at jmconald@wlu.ca.