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Teaching & Learning Resources at Camosun: Welcome


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Camosun College is committed to teaching excellence. Through The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) a range of teaching resources and learning opportunities are available to instructors to support their pursuit of excellence in teaching practice, including:

This site is designed to build awareness of the resources available and make them easy to find. If there is a teaching and learning resource that you feel would benefit your peers, please contact CETL with your suggestion.

We want to hear from you!

CETL depends on the strength of our relationships across the college as we work together to support and enhance teaching and learning at Camosun. We welcome your feedback

Walls Optional 2024 Schedule

Congratulations to 40 faculty from across Camosun College!

The following instructors are being honoured at the 2024 Teacher Recognition Celebration for Innovation in Student Success: “Recognizing faculty who have gone above and beyond what was expected of them in promoting student success, by using engaging and flexible approaches to better meet the needs of all learners.”

  1. Aileen Wood Meszaros, Nursing
  2. Andrea Turner, Nursing
  3. Cassandra Cartwright, Nursing
  4. Charles Morrison, Accounting and Finance
  5. Chris Psutka, Sport Management
  6. Cyrus Kanga, Accounting and Finance
  7. Daniel Reeve, Social Sciences
  8. Danielle Youngson, Nursing
  9. Dean Janzen, Motor Vehicle and Metal Trades
  10. Diane Gilliland, Academic and Career Foundations
  11. Diane Nadeau, Nursing
  12. Dulcie Thomson, Nursing
  13. Erin Gormican, Nursing
  14. Eva Silden, Criminal Justice
  15. Heather Solomonson, Trades Dev't & Special Projects
  16. Hilary Sandford, Social Sciences
  17. James Smyth, Plumbing and Pipe Trades
  18. Jamie Johnson, Athletic and Exercise Therapy
  19. Jenny Holder, Community, Family and Child Studies
  20. Julia Liska, Continuing Care
  21. Katie Waterhouse, Social Sciences
  22. Lynda Champoux, Nursing
  23. Marty Donatelli, Psychology
  24. Matt Agbay, Economics
  25. Maureen Niwa, English
  26. Maxine Crawford, Psychology
  27. Michael Pollock, Psychology
  28. Nicole Kilburn, Social Sciences
  29. Nikolaas Sillem, Culinary Arts
  30. Robin Ley, Civil Engineering
  31. Ryan Suleman, Biology
  32. Sandee Mitchell, Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen
  33. Sandra Carr, Architectural Trades
  34. Shannon Keyser, Nursing
  35. Sonja Kennedy, Management and HR Leadership
  36. Stephanie Kirkland-Kuisma, Social Sciences
  37. Steve Nixon, Plumbing and Pipe Trades
  38. Tara Tudor, Social Sciences
  39. Thomas (TJ) Babey, Marketing
  40. Tracy Atkinson, Continuing Care

Teacher Recognition started as an initiative of Camosun’s Teaching and Learning Council - a collaborative, peer-based, interdisciplinary group of faculty from across the college with a passion for advancing quality teaching and learning at Camosun, including advocacy, supports and strategies.                               

Sparkshops are here!

A “sparkshop” is a short, active-learning workshop facilitated in a department meeting on a topic targeted to the needs and interests of the group, such as:

  • D2L tools
  • assessment & rubrics
  • active learning
  • Indigenization
  • learning outcomes
  • groups and teamwork
  • territory acknowledgments
  • curriculum development
  • academic integrity
  • and more!

Contact to book your department sparkshop today!

Credit to Boise State University for the “sparkshop” name.

Captioning Campaign for MyMedia Course Videos!

Have you been busy creating reusable instructional videos and adding them to your My Media collection? Closed captions play an essential role for many students watching your videos. Let the eLearning team help you to make your course videos* more accessible and student-friendly by ensuring they include accurate closed captions. We have some funding to help you save time and get your captions done professionally! To request professional closed-captioning support, please submit this service request through our ticketing system: “I need help with Video Captions (REV)”. (*Some limitations apply. Contact Sue Doner in eLearning for clarification.)