Top tips to build student teams that excel
Teamwork is a fact of student life. Teams provide a forum for discussion and learning and give students a chance to practise concepts from the classroom that they will eventually use in their careers. Knowing how to work on a team and collaborate with others is a vital skill. Join Thomas O’Neill, an associate professor in UCalgary’s Department of Psychology and founder of the Individual and Team Performance Laboratory, as he sheds light on how to enhance the performance of student teams.
Preparing students for the unknown
Teaching and learning at universities has moved beyond traditional transfer of knowledge from the learned to the learning. In today’s rapidly evolving world, educators are challenged with preparing students to succeed in jobs that don’t even exist yet, in a world in which creativity and innovation are valued as much as knowledge.
Technology and gaming in education
How is technology changing teaching and learning? What place does gaming have in building skills that are critical for today’s workplaces – and tomorrow’s? In this webinar, Associate Professors Beaumie Kim and Pratim Sengupta from UCalgary’s Werklund School of Education examine these topics and discuss how educators are using technology and gaming to engage students and deepen their learning.