Educational Developers Caucus

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The Caucus defines itself as a community of practice with a mission to work within the aims and structure of the STLHE to facilitate the advancement and evolution of educational development as a field of practice and scholarship by communications, networking, professional development opportunities and advocacy strategies. For more information about the EDC, see “About the EDC“.

What’s New? (May 8, 2017)

  • Congratulations to new EDC Executive Members: Mandy Frake-Mistak, incoming Secretary; Maureen Wideman, incoming Vice-Chair, Communications; Celia Popovic, Vice-Chair, Conference (2nd term) and Natasha Patrito Hannon, incoming Vice-Chair, Awards and Recognition.They will begin their terms in June at STLHE in Halifax. Thank you to everyone who put forward their names for consideration.
  • Accreditation Recipients Announced.
  • EDC 2018: Will be hosted by the University of Victoria. Check out the website.
  • EDC 2019: Call for conference hosts is now open!
  • Proposed bylaw changes to acknowledge the new role of Vice Chair, Awards & Recognition and Coordinators will be available for members to vote on very soon!
  • EDC Institute 2017: Developing an Educational Developer’s Portfolio: A Hands-on Experience: This year’s Institute is offered in a blended format with two online webinars (60-90 minutes) scheduled for May 16 and June 1 and an intensive face-to-face (F2F) workshop June 23-25. The F2F meeting will take place at the end of the STLHE conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia beginning at 3pm on the Friday and concluding at 1 pm on the Sunday. For more information see the Institute’s page. Registration is now open!

Items of Interest

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  • Educational Development Awards: Congratulations to our inaugural award recipients
  • EDC Living Plan 2016: New documents resulting from member’s feedback in October
  • EDC Accreditation of Programs: Framework and reviewer’s tool launched at STLHE 2016. 
  • Our first ED Guide launched at EDC 2016: Learn more about the guides and the Educational Developers Portfolio guide.
  • Mentoring Webinar Archives:“Moving on Up: Making transitions in your work as an educational developer”  was the first in a series of mentoring webinars planned to support the needs of developers in meeting their career goals. For these videos and a description of the upcoming webinar on January 26 from 12 to 1:30 pm EST, see the Mentoring page.  
  • Magna Online Seminars: Save 20%! Each semester, Magna, a STLHE Partner, offers a variety of online seminars that address critical issues facing faculty and administrators. These live, interactive sessions feature leading educators and include opportunities for a healthy exchange of ideas between participants. The current list of seminars is available on the STLHE web site and for every STLHE member that uses our links to the seminars MAGNA contributes to STLHE. And, remember there’s never a charge for inviting colleagues to sit in!
  • Maillist: Instructions on how to remove yourself from the maillist are at the bottom of each email. You need to use the exact email address that you submitted when joining EDC, or the current email address we have on file for you.

For any updates or contributions to the current EDC website or if you need assistance with the EDC maillist, contact Stephanie Chu, Vice-Chair, Communications.

 

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