Schedule at a Glance: Friday, May 6


8:15 – 9:00 am

Arrival and Registration (Breakfast in Lower Cafeteria)

9:00 – 10:00







Concurrent Workshops IV - Choose 1 Workshop


4A. The IN Crowd: INclusive, INtegrated, INnovative

 Presenters: Rita Gower, Culinary Institute of Vancouver Island and Lisa Lewis, Adult Basic Education, VIU. Presenters are members of the VIU Council for Learning and Teaching Excellence.


4B. Teaching and Learning Using the 'Big Picture'

Presenter: Joan Robin, Career and Academic Preparation (Science), VIU


 4C. Assignment Design with Information Literacy in Mind

Presenter: Cameron Hoffman-McGaw, Learning Services Librarian, VIU


4D. Pulling Together: Partnership, Collaboration and Trust within Aboriginal Education

Presenter: Nicole Vaugeois, BC Regional Innovation Chair in Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development; Recreation/Tourism, VIU


4E. The Iterative Process of Becoming

Presenter: Brooke Pearce, Centre for Experiential Learning, VIU


4F. Searching for a Rainbow: Towards a Fuller Spectrum of Learning

Presenter: Steve Cheung, Academic and Career Preparation (Physics and Mathematics), VIU

10:00 – 10:15

Movement to Concurrent Workshops V

10:15 – 11:15


Concurrent Workshops V - Choose 1 Workshop

5A. Community Building Within the Classroom: Creating a Supportive Community

Presenters: Janet Sinclair, Aboriginal Student Transition Advisor and Lisa Lewis, Adult Basic Education, VIU


5B. Beyond Language – Acknowledging Ways of Knowing Woven into Patterns of Communication  

Presenter: Mackenzie Sillem, Coordinator, International Student Retention International Education, VIU


5C. Supporting Student Learning: Learning How to Learn

Presenter: Charlene Stewart, Academic and Career Preparation, Math and Science, VIU


5D. Meet the VIU Lightboard: Creating 'Chalk and Talk' Video Resources

Presenters: Stephanie Boychuk, Carl Butterworth, and Michael Paskevicius, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning, VIU


5E. T&A In the Field: International Study Tours

Presenter: Aggie Weighill, Dept. Chair, Recreation and Tourism Management, VIU


5F. Crossing Lines: Art Education and Experience in the Business Program Curriculum

Presenter: Bryan Webber, Management, VIU

11:30 – 12:30


12:30 – 12:45

Movement to Closing Keynote

1:00 – 2:30 pm

Closing Keynote Workshop:  Dirty Slates: Student Ideas as Catalysts for Learning

Presenter: Sara Harris, Professor of Teaching, UBC and 3M National Teaching Fellow

2:30 – 3:00

Closing of Conference

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