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Centre for Learning and Innovation

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Centre for Learning and Innovation

The Centre for Learning and Innovation team provides support and resources to the Assiniboine community. As part of the Learning Commons, we provide services to support:

  • Program development and renewal
  • Course and instructional design
  • Teaching strategies and best practices
  • Assiniboine Online (Moodle)
  • Online Educational Resources (OERs)
  • Technology research and training

Our services are provided through workshops and other group training events, classroom visits, one-on-one sessions, and in-person or online meetings.

The college's mission, vision, and value statements express the importance of providing a dynamic and supportive learning environment that promotes student success. A vibrant learning organization requires a staff that is able and prepared to embrace and meet the challenges related to achieving Assiniboine's strategic goals and objectives. The Centre for Learning and Innovation supports the college and staff in the pursuit and achievement of these aims.

Contacts

Chris Bell, Educational Technology Specialist

Chris plays a key role in the planning, organization, and provision of traning and support for faculty and staff in the use of educational technologies. The key responsibilities and accountabilities of his position include:

  • Supporting faculty and staff in the successful use and development of Assiniboine Online (Moodle)
  • Support faculty in the successful interactive use of educational media and other educational technology initiatives to support teaching approaches
  • Organize and facilitate professional development and training workshops realted to the effective use of Assiniboine Online and other educational technologies for course development
  • Assisit faculty to pilot new technology uses to support curriculum development

Email Chris

Lynn Cliplef, Faculty Development Coach

Lynn coaches and supports instructor's teaching practices. The key responsibilities and accountabilities of her position include:

  • Organize and facilitate professional development and training workshops for instructional staff
  • Supporting faculty and staff in the use and application of technologies for teaching and learning
  • Support program and course development
  • Provide mentoring to instructors

Email Lynn

Valerie McInnes, Faculty Development Coach

Valerie coaches and supports instructor's teaching practices. The key responsibilities and accountabilities of her position include:

  • Organize and facilitate professional development and training workshops for instructional staff
  • Supporting faculty and staff in the use and application of technologies for teaching and learning
  • Support program and course development
  • Provide mentoring to instructors

Email Valerie