E55: Environmental Psychology and Conservation – An instructor's creative course-build through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
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3w ago
Joshua Hill, an instructor at Lethbridge College, shares about his exciting course-build on Environmental Psychology and Conservation.  Josh explains how this course can help students better understand the psychological motivations in choosing certain behaviours over others in wildlife settings and interactions. Because the topic is so broad, Josh found it challenging to wrangle his ideas into a manageable course – and this is where he appreciated help from CTLI and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Through personalized guidance, and access to SoTL, Josh was able to focus h ..read more
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E54: The heartbeat of our city – Connecting post-secondary students with the community of Lethbridge
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1M ago
Nelson Lateeph, host of Under The Bridge – Tha Podcast, sits down with Donna and Jordana to talk about his experience moving to Lethbridge with his family from Cape Town, South Africa. Nelson is passionate about social development in the city, and has some practical ideas on how international students (and newcomers in general) can get more involved with their community to foster a greater sense of joy and belonging. During this conversation, Donna, Nelson, and Jordana mention: Under The Bridge - Tha Podcast Cape Town, South Africa  Motivational speaker in Lethbridge – Kimberly Lyall: Li ..read more
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E53: STUDENT VOICES – Celebrating Black culture and identity at Lethbridge College
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2M ago
In this thought-provoking episode, we recognize Black History Month (BHM) with a meaningful panel discussion featuring Lethbridge College students: Sharon Boit, Susan Samaila, and Raihau-Milz Izonyobore. The trio discuss the significance of BHM events at the college, and share heart-felt dialogue about Black culture and identity, including influences like language, education, tradition, and intersectionality. During the episode, Sharon, Susan, Raihau, and Donna (host) mention: List of BHM events at Lethbridge College  LCSA – Lethbridge College Student Association General Arts and Science ..read more
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E52: Turning ChatGPT into Socrates – Giving students real-time feedback through a clever prompt
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2M ago
Alexander McEwan, an aspiring K-12 teacher set to graduate with his bachelor's degree in Education from the University of Lethbridge, shares about his unique teaching practicum last semester at Chinook High School.  Along with running an AI research project, Alex explored creative ways to introduce his students to generative AI. Using tools like Class Companion and ChatGPT, Alex showed his students how to simplify dense text, clarify concepts through metaphors and analogies, and assess their knowledge through interactive conversations with AI – i.e., his “AI Socratic Seminar Assignment ..read more
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E51: Reshaping nursing pedagogy to integrate Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI)
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3M ago
“Recognize that unlearning is the highest form of learning.” – Rumi  Liz Cernigoy, chair of Lethbridge College's nursing program, and nursing instructor Danielle Aitkens expand on the recent effort to rebuild the college’s nursing curriculum with a focus on EDI. The pair explore ideas around how we teach, and how students learn so that more learning styles can be accommodated.   By teaching from a place of humility, Liz and Danielle hope to graduate students who will not only flourish as professionals and affect positive changes in their communities, but also recognize their inherent ..read more
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E50: Watching for signals, change drivers, and learning opportunities – CTLI’s adaptive, collaborative, and culture-building ethos
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4M ago
Jacklyn Doherty, dean of Lethbridge College’s Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, celebrates our 50th episode with us! She and Donna commiserate over past episodes and discuss the evolving strategies that influence Jackie's efforts to foster an agile and collaborative culture within CTLI.  This episode is dedicated to our dear friend and colleague, Melissa Reed Boogaart. She was a warm and loving person whom we’ll greatly miss. This one’s for you, Melissa. <3  During the episode, Jackie and Donna mention:  Most-memorable episodes:  E12: Bonus episode – 16 Ho ..read more
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E49: Generative AI and instructional design: Emphasizing the process of learning over the product of learning
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4M ago
Kristin Bond and Craig McCarthy, instructional designers at Lethbridge College, join the pod to talk about their experimentation using generative AI to help build course rubrics. The pair discuss how ChatGPT saves hours on tedious, low-level tasks, and creates opportunities for more creative, higher-level thinking in course development. Craig and Kristin pose thoughtful questions about a more reflective learning process, and how, through open dialogue, instructors and students can navigate how to use generative AI, both in project work and in assessment methods. During the recording, Craig, K ..read more
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E48: Indigenous Policing Microcredentials at Lethbridge College: Seeking to give back to Indigenous communities by nurturing deeper cultural empathy
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5M ago
Trudi Mason, dean of Justice and Human Services; Lowell Yellowhorn, manager of Indigenous services, and Mark Smallbones, instructor and placement advisor with the School of Justice Studies, discuss the massive community effort in developing Lethbridge College’s Indigenous Policing Microdcredentials.  This six-course suite was created by several key stakeholders with unique lenses, including members of the Siksikaitsitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy), Métis Nation, and Blood Tribe Police Service. These microcredentials are helping public safety officers (and anyone who takes them) better unders ..read more
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E47: Updates in STEM – Sparking real-world connections between K-12 and the Trades to foster early career passions
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5M ago
Warren Anderson and Spencer Wenzel from Westwind School Division, and Eric Mitchell, an automotive instructor from Lethbridge College, share how the STEM collaboration has evolved between Westwind School Division and the college. The trio discuss their roles in the collab, and dive into detail on the resources they're developing – specifically the STEM kits that are helping to make learning sticky for students. These kits are categorized into three tiers, including demo kits, tool kits, and project kits, and they offer learners practical examples to help build deeper conceptual learning. Durin ..read more
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E46: Student-led learning – Shifting theory into practice with real-world project management
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6M ago
Kelly Thompson, Lethbridge College business instructor, is making waves in the third iteration of her project management class–where students are building, managing and implementing group projects (typically fundraisers for local charities). Kelly is joined by her former student, Josh Helmer, and the pair discuss the far-reaching impacts this hands-on teaching style has for learners, instructors, and the community as a whole.  During the podcast, Kelly, Josh, and Donna mention:  Lethbridge College Business Administration  University of Lethbridge  Canadian Tire Jumpstart C ..read more
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