Provost's Task Force on Pedagogical Innovation Working Group Outputs Now Available
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the inevitable changes it will bring to how instructors want to teach, how students want to learn, and what society expects a university education to look like, University of Guelph Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Gwen Chapman created the Provost's Task Force on Pedagogical Innovation. Its purpose was to create space for deep discussions to consider what the U of G learning experience might look like in the post-COVID world by working to identify teaching and learning models/approaches/initiatives that could be incubated and grown within the University and developing plans to promote and support the implementation of these approaches. The Task Force was made up of four working groups:
- Supporting diverse learning environments
- Inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary teaching and learning
- Alternative forms of assessment and evaluation
- Experiential and community engaged teaching and learning
CESI was represented on the Experiential and Community Engaged Teaching and Learning Working Group by Dr. Melissa Tanti, Community Engaged Teaching and Learning Coordinator.
The Provost's Task Force has come to a close, and released a range of outputs from all working groups that capture their processes and recommendations. See all of the outputs, including the Addressing Pedagogical Gaps in a Post-COVID Educational Setting report and an informational Community Focused Learning infographic created by the Experiential and Community Engaged Teaching and Learning Working Group, on the Provost's Task Force on Pedagogical Innovation website.