Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Teaching, Learning and Thinking Through the Liberal Arts
0.5 Credit

This course will introduce students to the basic theories and practices of teaching and learning in the liberal arts, and provide training and practical experience as discussion leaders in undergraduate courses specific to their majors. Participants will enhance their skills related to critical thinking, reading, discussion, writing and the fundamentals of pedagogy as related to the humanities, social sciences and interdisciplinary studies. The format of this course includes intensive training sessions early in the term followed by bi-weekly workshops throughout the term. Students will also undertake a practicum in undergraduate courses specific to their majors through which they will be mentored as discussion leaders.

Additional Course Information
Invitation, review and selection by participating departments.