Learning to Learn: Building Academic Tenacity in Our Students


Date: November 9, 2017

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location: KN 108 (UTM)

Event Type: Seminar


Presented by: Karen Smith, Faculty of Science, Microbiology & Immunology, The University of British Columbia

There is growing interest and momentum from educators to explore how they can better support students throughout university. Student engagement, academic tenacity and wellbeing can be the foundation for success. This session will explore ways we can increase academic tenacity by encouraging self-regulated learning skills, promoting social belonging and supporting a growth mindset.  We will consider what issues and challenges we face in this role of supporting the whole student and how we can build capacity for all educators.

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