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ED/EDST 3500 3.00   Introduction to Educational Development

Course Description:

Educational development is an emerging and growing field in Post- Secondary Education in Canada and internationally. Educational developers support the enhancement of teaching in universities and colleges, in not-for-profit organizations and in industry. They may work within teaching support centres or Human Resource departments, or they may work alone in an organization. They often develop and deliver workshops and courses, collate and create resources, or provide one-on-one guidance to instructors. This course provides students with an introduction to the role and the key knowledge, skills and values needed to be a successful developer. Introduction to Educational Development equips students to: 1. Define Educational Development in Canadian PSE 2. Identify 'good practice' in PSE pedagogy. 3. Articulate the role of the educational developer. 4. Critique key issues in educational development, such as technology, working in the unionized environment, developer as facilitator, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 5. Identify goals for staff and educational development processes.

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Fall/Winter 2023-2024 Schedule

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