At-a-Glance

12th Annual University of Toronto Teaching and Learning Symposium

Experience: Integrated Learning

April 30, 2018

Co-hosted by the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation and the Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking

Location: Desautels Hall, Rotman School of Management

A FULL AGENDA is available

REGISTRATION is CLOSED

 

SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

8am-2pm
REGISTRATION

9am-9:15am
WELCOME REMARKS
President Meric Gertler

9:15am-11:50am
KEYNOTE
Promoting and Assessing Integrative Learning: Connecting Theory and Practice
Elizabeth F. Barkley, Professor of Music History at Foothill College, Los Altos, California

11:50am-12pm
INTEGRATIVE LEARNING at U of T
Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education

12pm-1pm
LUNCH

1pm-2pm
CONCURRENT SESSION I

1.1 Lightning Talks: ‘Students as Partners’
i. Creating equity when converting a course to contain integrative learning assessments : 6 steps, 5 headaches, 3 major lessons learned and endless (great) surprises
ii. Student-consultants as a model for leveraging the design mindset to enable innovation in course curriculum
iii. Engaging Students as Partners in Program Assessment

1.2 Interactive Workshop: A 360 Degree Look at Community-Engaged Learning: Exploring Instructor, Community Partner and Student Perspectives

1.3 Interactive Workshop: Getting Started with Community Engaged Learning: What I Want to Know and What I Wish I Knew

1.4 Interactive Workshop: Designing & Implementing Work-Integrated Learning Activities in Line with Your Learning Objectives: A Hands-on Workshop with Resources to Help You Get Started

1.5 Research on Teaching & Learning: Communication Competence; Research Skills; and Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations
i. Evaluating Communication Competence in Undergraduate Dental Students
ii. Novel Approach to Developing First-Year Undergraduate Research Skills
iii. Assessing Cross-Disciplinary Student Collaborations

1.6 Symposium-You: ‘Experiential Learning – Creation and Access & Accommodation’
i. Empowering Students to Create Their Own Experiential Learning Opportunities
ii. Supporting Student Access and Accommodation Needs in the Provision of Integrated Learning Experiences

1.7 Intelligent Artificiality: Learning to Learn from Machines that Learn

2pm-2:15pm
BREAK

2:15pm-3:15pm
CONCURRENT SESSION II

2.1 Interactive Workshop: Using Layered Curriculum Maps to Identify and Coordinate Integrated Learning Opportunities

2.2 Lightning Talks: ‘Working with Community’
i. Using Simulation in Teaching and Assessment: An Integrative Learning Method to Bridge Classroom and Field
ii. Riipen Experiential Learning in a 4th year Pharmaceutical Chemistry course
iii. Co-designing Courses with Community Partners

2.3 Cancelled

2.4 Interactive Workshop: “Can you escape the job search rut?”: Gamification in Pre-Work Term Cooperative Education Courses

2.5 Symposium-You: ‘Curriculum Renewal and Reimagining’
i. Sharing Snapshots: Early Experiences with a Curriculum Mapping Process
ii. Reimagining Curriculum: Leveraging Expertise Across Institutional Boundaries

2.6 Lightning Talks: ‘Integrative Learning in Sciences’
i. A Tale of Two Hospitals: Adventures in Experiential Learning
ii. The Whole is Greater than the Sum of the Parts: A research poster project provides an integrative framework for learning across courses in biology
iii. Professional Identity formation: Assessing an Integrated Approach to Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap in Nursing Education

2.7 Lightning Talks: ‘Research; Open Data; Entrepreneurship’
i. Meet the Research Catalogue
ii. Partnerships with Government: The Use of Open Data in the Classroom
iii. Experiential Entrepreneurship Education: Transcending Disciplines of Study

3:15pm-3:30pm
BREAK

3:30pm-4:30pm
CONCURRENT SESSION III

3.1 Lightning Talks: Alumni Partnerships for Career and Community-Engaged Learning
Three talks on alumni partnerships for career and community-engaged learning

3.2 Interactive Workshop: Improv-ing Learning, Collaboration and Creativity

3.3 Interactive Workshop: (re)Connecting to Mother Earth: Courses with Land-Based Components

3.4 Research on Teaching & Learning: ‘Supporting Student Learning in New Ways’
i. Thinking Holistically About Academic Integrity in a First-Year Learning Environment
ii. Learning by Playing: Crisis Simulation and Assessment
iii. Integration of Movement Breaks into the Undergraduate Classroom: A Snapshot of the Study Design and Methods

3.5 Symposium-You: ‘STEM to STEAM; Reflection Fatigue’
i. Full “STEAM” Ahead? Stories and Challenges from STEM to STEAM
ii. Reflecting on Reflection – Why We Need Next Generation Reflective Activities Now To Avoid “Reflection Fatigue” Later

3.6 Lightning Talks: ‘Skills Development and Career Exploration’
i. Leveraging Reflection to Integrate Academic and Career Learning
ii. Collaborative Pedagogies for Supporting Undergraduate Research
iii. Integration of Experiential Learning in the Curriculum Redesign of an Undergraduate Laboratory Course

3.7 Lightning Talks: ‘Making the Connections’
i. The Playful Classroom: Using Toy Models as an Experiential Approach to Teaching Theory
ii. Community-Based Service-Learning in the MD Program: Meaningful Connections with Community and Academy
iii. Bridging the Gap between the Classroom and Research Laboratory through Guided-Inquiry Experiments

4:30pm-5:30pm
RECEPTION & CLOSING REMARKS
Tiff Macklem, Dean, Rotman School of Management
Cheryl Regehr, Provost, University of Toronto