Planning and academic priorities
The Task Force on Teaching and Learning has been charged by the Provost with the following four goals:
1) Documentation of the Current State: Where are we now?
a. Gather data and analyze current factors that have an impact on effective teaching and learning at McMaster
b. Identify current and emerging best practices and strategies that support student and instructor success
2) Identification of the Ideal Future State: Where should we be? a. Analyze emerging issues and explore desired future state
3) Design Strategies: How do we get there?
a. Recommend ways in which we can enhance the quality of teaching and learning at the undergraduate and graduate levels
b. Develop a culture of scholarship in teaching and learning
c. Develop a culture of innovation
4) Implement, Evaluate and Disseminate
"Terms of Reference and Membership" (2007). Task Force On Teaching And Learning. Paper 2.