Online Mobile Summer Institutes

Online Mobile Summer Institutes

PEARLS will be hosting a Mobile Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching (MoSI) at the University of Windsor from July 12-16, 2021.  MoSIs are intensive multi-day…

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"Interactive Engagement in the Remote-Teaching era – Why we Should Never go Back"

“Interactive Engagement in the Remote-Teaching era – Why we Should Never go Back”

Join us on Thursday March 25th from 3:30 – 4:30PM for our next PEARLS Seminar “Interactive engagement in the remote-teaching era – why we should…

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Using Gather.Town in Teaching

Using Gather.Town in Teaching

Dr. Cameron Proctor and Dr. TJ Hammond will be speaking about “Using Gather.Town in Teaching” on Friday March 12th from noon to 1PM. To join…

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Motivating Durable Learning - Focused Attention Through Instructional Design

Motivating Durable Learning – Focused Attention Through Instructional Design

All are welcome to our PEARLS Seminar “Motivating durable learning – focused attention through instructional design” which will be taking place on Tuesday, March 16th on Microsoft Teams from 3:30PM…

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Publishing Your Teaching

Publishing Your Teaching

All are welcome to our first event of the semester “Publishing your teaching,” which will be taking place on Thursday, February 25th on Microsoft Teams from 2:30PM – 3:30PM….

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Teaching With Technology

Teaching With Technology

Active learning online brings new opportunities for student engagement. Here is a resource compiled by Columbia University that provides simple strategies that combine active learning…

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PEARLS Grant Winners

PEARLS Grant Winners

Congratulations to our PEARLS grant winners! Dr. Tranum Kaur, “Developing real world clinical scenario based engaging and experiential learning method for Clinical Biochemistry course” Dr….

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Tips for Remote Live Participation Teaching

Tips for Remote Live Participation Teaching

Many of us are trying to design an online course for the fall that provides an experience as close to in-class, face-to-face instruction as we…

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PEARLS Updates & Resources for Online Science Labs

PEARLS Updates & Resources for Online Science Labs

On Tuesday May 12th, PEARLS members gathered for an online discussion on how we can offer labs for online courses. Ms. Ashlynne O’Neil from the…

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Resources: Moving Courses Online

Resources: Moving Courses Online

Now that everyone is musing about how their courses might work online, we are sharing a few resources that might be helpful.  A very basic…

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Why Bother with Active Learning?

Why Bother with Active Learning?

Active learning methods narrowed the achievement gaps significantly in both exam scores and passing rates between overrepresented and underrepresented student groups. Read the summary here: https://phys.org/news/2020-03-underrepresented-college-students-benefit-techniques.html And the…

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PEARLS Grant Announcement

PEARLS Grant Announcement

PEARLS has funds available for faculty members in the Faculty of Science who wish to implement teaching and learning projects. These grants will support educational projects that…

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Call for First Year Seminar Proposals!

Call for First Year Seminar Proposals!

First-Year Seminars (FYS) are a great way for faculty to engage students on fun and interesting topics that demonstrate their expertise and passion to a…

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DIY: Design Your First Year Seminar

DIY: Design Your First Year Seminar

On Jan 16th 2020, our first workshop of the New Year; DIY: Design Your First-Year Seminar in Science took place in Essex Hall 335. Thank…

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PEARLS Members Win Awards at Celebration of Teaching Excellence

PEARLS Members Win Awards at Celebration of Teaching Excellence

Celebration of Teaching Excellence are awards presented by the Centre For Teaching and Learning. We would like to recognize all recipients of teaching awards in…

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PEARLS December Workshop

PEARLS December Workshop

The PEARLS December Workshop was held on Thursday Dec 5th 2019. We would like to give a huge thank you to everyone that came out…

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PEARLS December Workshop

PEARLS December Workshop

All are welcome to the December event in the PEARLS workshop series that will be taking place on Thursday, December 5th in Essex Hall Rm….

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PEARLS Inaugural Workshop

PEARLS Inaugural Workshop

The PEARLS Inaugural Workshop was held on Thursday Nov 7th 2019. A huge thank you goes out to everyone that came to our event to…

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