Learning Matters: a Bridge to Practice

#21 Learning Matters with Laurie Matthias

May 06, 2020 Laurie Matthias Season 1 Episode 21
Learning Matters: a Bridge to Practice
#21 Learning Matters with Laurie Matthias
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Learning Matters: a Bridge to Practice
#21 Learning Matters with Laurie Matthias
May 06, 2020 Season 1 Episode 21
Laurie Matthias

On this episode of Learning Matters, Dr. Laurie Matthias, Associate Provost – Teaching and Learning discusses Teaching with Care and Building Community During a Pandemic.

 Dr. Laurie Matthias serves as the Associate Provost, Teaching and Learning at Trinity Western University.  Before coming to Trinity Western University to begin her role on July 2, Laurie spent 12 years as an education faculty member at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Ill., where she also directed graduate programs and the Center for Integrative Faculty Development—a centre she founded for the entire university faculty. Dr. Matthias was the only faculty member awarded the President’s Prize for Excellence in Scholarship and Teaching twice in a five-year period.

 Dr. Matthias’s pedagogical insight and academic leadership are a direct result of her educational journey and extensive practical experience teaching in secondary schools. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in English education, Laurie spent two decades teaching high school English, before resuming her graduate studies. She then went to Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va., and earned a Master of Education degree as well as a doctorate in higher education with an emphasis in teaching.

Laurie brings a passion for and expertise on the integration of faith and learning, and has a deep desire to promote a biblical understanding of diversity in the university community. She values each person’s role and contribution to the mission of the university and enjoys the synergy of collaboration and cooperation.

 

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Show Notes

On this episode of Learning Matters, Dr. Laurie Matthias, Associate Provost – Teaching and Learning discusses Teaching with Care and Building Community During a Pandemic.

 Dr. Laurie Matthias serves as the Associate Provost, Teaching and Learning at Trinity Western University.  Before coming to Trinity Western University to begin her role on July 2, Laurie spent 12 years as an education faculty member at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Ill., where she also directed graduate programs and the Center for Integrative Faculty Development—a centre she founded for the entire university faculty. Dr. Matthias was the only faculty member awarded the President’s Prize for Excellence in Scholarship and Teaching twice in a five-year period.

 Dr. Matthias’s pedagogical insight and academic leadership are a direct result of her educational journey and extensive practical experience teaching in secondary schools. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in English education, Laurie spent two decades teaching high school English, before resuming her graduate studies. She then went to Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va., and earned a Master of Education degree as well as a doctorate in higher education with an emphasis in teaching.

Laurie brings a passion for and expertise on the integration of faith and learning, and has a deep desire to promote a biblical understanding of diversity in the university community. She values each person’s role and contribution to the mission of the university and enjoys the synergy of collaboration and cooperation.

 

Support the show (https://www.twu.ca/donate-now)