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Guiding Principles

  • Teaching and learning excellence is the foundation of a university community
  • Teaching excellence involves creativity, risk taking, problem solving, boldness, trial and error, and openness to new ideas and paradigms
  • Learning occurs best in an environment that respects differences and values all community members
  • A dynamic university promotes growth in teaching and learning across all career stages
  • Professional development is most effective when it is supportive, innovative and collaborative
  • Teachers reflect and grow best in a safe and nonjudgmental environment
  • Educational theories and evidence-based educational research can enrich the practice of teaching and learning
  • Excellence in teaching and learning emerges from and fosters local, regional, national and global collaboration
  • A spirit of inquiry, reflection and observation nurtures teaching and learning
  • In a strong teaching culture, university fiscal and policy decisions are made with attention to their impact on teaching and learning