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? (August 2, 2016)

  • Call for 2017 Institute proposals: See http://bit.ly/1Tzk0CZ Deadline: August 15, 2016. 
  • Call for EDC 2018 Conference Hosts: Deadline: September 16, 2016. Details
  • Register for the Educational Developers Institute: Dates: October 17 & 18. Details
  • EDC Accreditation of Programs: Framework and reviewer’s tool launched at STLHE 2016. 
  • ED Guide Topic: In mid-June, all current (paid) members of EDC received an email from edc@stlhe.ca with a link to suggest a topic for the next ED Guide. If you didn’t, please check your membership status via Wild Apricot (link at top right of this website). 
  • EDC Executive: Updated. Thank you to Deb and Carolyn! 
  • Action Groups: Updated.
  • Living Plan & Priorities: Updated.
  • EDC Exec. minutes & General Meeting slides uploaded.
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Items of Interest

  • portfolioOur 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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