In celebration of the Times Higher Education (THE) Teaching Excellence Summit, Western News presents the following series of stories highlighting teaching excellence at Western.
Aleksandra Zecevic remembers it clearly. “I got the parking lot and I said to myself, ‘I am so happy to be here to have a job where I interact with young people all my life.”
Tom Haffie and Lindi Wahl have spent most of their careers in front of “small towns.”
For Barb Sinclair, technology – no matter how cool or cutting edged – is only as valuable as the teaching behind it.
Sophie Roland stresses that all the world is a stage for her students.
Radoslav Dimitrov just throws them in the deep end of some of the world’s most complex issues – and his students love it.
Kim Solga is “kind of a weirdo” when it comes to her teaching.
Rob Austin makes a strong case for, well, cases.
For Western professor Wendy Pearson, teaching excellence is about valuing people as much as pedagogy. It is a lifelong commitment that has earned her recognition among the national classroom elite.