Teaching and Learning Resources in the Emily Carr Library

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The Teaching and Learning Centre is working with the Emily Carr Library to create a reading section for faculty and staff to learn about facilitating learning both online and in the classroom. It’s a developing resource so if you have any suggestions, please send them to tic@ecuad.ca

The library catalogue link to the Teaching and Learning section is https://emilycarr.bc.catalogue.libraries.coop/eg/opac/results?query=Teaching+and+Learning&qtype=keyword&fi%3Asearch_format=&locg=610&detail_record_view=1

Look for the Teaching and Learning installation and events in the library this August and September 2016.

Some titles now available in the Emily Carr University Library.


Gamestorming : A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers 
By Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, and James Macanufo

Summary: “This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, communicate better, and generate new ideas, insights, and strategies. The authors have identified tools and techniques from some of the world’s most innovative professionals, whose teams collaborate and make great things happen. Gamestorming is the result: a unique collection of games that encourage engagement and creativity while bringing more structure and clarity to the workplace”

beetimeBee Time: Lesson from the Hive
Mark L. Winston

Bee Time presents Winston’s reflections on three decades spent studying these creatures, and on the lessons they can teach about how humans might better interact with one another and the natural world. Being among bees is a full-body experience, Mark Winston writes—from the low hum of tens of thousands of insects and the pungent smell of honey and beeswax, to the sight of workers flying back and forth between flowers and the hive. The experience of an apiary slows our sense of time, heightens our awareness, and inspires awe.

service designService Design: From Insight to Implementation
by Andy Polaine
Service Design is an eminently practical guide to designing services that work for people. It offers powerful insights, methods, and case studies to help you design, implement, and measure multichannel service experiences with greater impact for customers, businesses, and society.

managing technologyManaging Technology in Higher Education: Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning
A.W. (Tony) Bates and Albert Sangrà
Universities continue to struggle in their efforts to fully integrate information and communications technology within their activities. Based on examination of current practices in technology integration at 25 universities worldwide, this book argues for a radical approach to the management of technology in higher education.   It offers recommendations for improving governance, strategic planning, integration of administrative and teaching services, management of digital resources, and training of technology

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