Enhancing Teaching and Learning: The Collaborative Journey of the British Columbia Teaching & Learning Council (BCTLC) and BCcampus (E/SI)

April 30, 2024 14:00 - 15:00 Glen Rm 203-204View map

The British Columbia Teaching & Learning Council (BCTLC) and BCcampus are at the forefront of transforming the landscape of teaching and learning in British Columbia’s post-secondary education system through collaboration. In this session, the panel will provide a platform for educators, administrators, and partners to gain valuable insights into the collaborative efforts of the BCTLC and BCcampus by sharing valuable insights into the initiatives undertaken by these organizations to support faculty and staff, including the development of guidelines for the use of generative AI, an award to recognize teaching excellence, a digital learning framework, and mental health support.Participants will have the opportunity to explore open educational resources related to these topics and engage in meaningful discussions with experts in the field. It will inspire participants to explore new avenues and practices in their own institutions and to consider what can be achieved through strong regional or Provincial collaboration among teaching and learning centres.Objectives:To provide an overview of the BCTLC and BCcampus and their respective roles in supporting teaching and learning in British Columbia.To explore the collaborative efforts of the BCTLC and BCcampus in developing AI guidelines, a digital learning framework, teaching excellence recognition and mental health supports for faculty and staff.To showcase the impact of these initiatives in reducing barriers for small and large institutions alike.To facilitate discussions and knowledge sharing among participants regarding the implementation of best practices in teaching, learning technologies, and student support.

Stream: Advancing Teaching, Learning and Student Success

This stream will focus on how colleges and institutes orient themselves to ensure the success of their students, create inclusive campus spaces, promote both physical and mental health, and use new technologies to strengthen support services. Sessions will explore how innovative teaching and assessment methods can take learning beyond the typical classroom setting, including virtual and blended learning, traditional Indigenous ways of knowing, and work-integrated learning in the world of AI.


Brit Paris
Director, Teaching and Learning | Capilano University
Amanda Coolidge
Executive Director | BCCampus
Melanie Meyers
Program Director, Centre for Teaching Learning and Innovation | Justice Institute of BC

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