Here are some resources I have used to help students understand the differences between qualitative and quantitative paradigms. I show examples of videos that highlight the importance of qualitative or quantitative research to better understand our cities and the way they are designed.Read More
Here’s an unforgettable example on the difference between validity and reliability by looking at alcohol consumption. I like this video especially because the graphics and text looks similar to the quality if I had drew and wrote the text.Read More
TA/TM Day is Simon Fraser University's (SFU) most comprehensive orientation event for new or veteran teaching assistants and tutor-markers. My colleague Emma MacFarlane and I have participated in TA/TM Day by hosting a workshop entitled: Humanizing CODE: Communication and Collaboration in Online Learning Environments.
On this page, you will find the presentation slides that we have used to facilitate activities and discussions. Below is an aggregate of answers and tips from our workshop participants. We hope that by sharing these resources, we will help inspire teachers in asynchronous learning environments to start thinking about strategies of mitigating impersonalness of online learning platform.
For my tutorials I always try to use different multimedia resources to help students understand and deepen their understanding of course materials. I like using multimedia because its more interesting than having students hear me talk the entire tutorial and frankly some people can convey topics better than I can. I especially like short visually appealing YouTube videos. In this post I share some public videos and resources I have vetted as effective resources for teaching intersectionality to undergraduates in social sciencesRead More