2013 Learning Across & Beyond Borders

TLS2013 program imageSCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

9:00 am – 9:10 am
Opening Remarks

9:10 am – 10:00 am
Keynote Address: Prof. Joseph Wong, “Risky Learning: Preparing Global Leaders”

10:00 am – 10:20 am
Refreshments Break

10:20 am – 11:20 am
Concurrent Sessions

1.1 Special Session
“Welcome to my classroom”

1.2 Interactive Concurrent Session
“The Explore-It Program: Integrating Career Education into the Classroom”

1.3 Interactive Concurrent Session
“Best Practices in Graduate Supervision: Challenges and Opportunities”

1.4 Interactive Concurrent Session
“Learning to Move Well: A Model for Integrating Theory and Practice”

1.5 Nifty Assignments “The Many Faces of Partnership: Partnership-Based Education and Graduate Professional Programs”
(a panel of three assignments)

1.6 Nifty Assignments
i) “You Say Critical Thinking, I Say Reverse Journal Club”
ii) “Incorporating (and marking!) Reflective Writing in a Large Cognitive Psychology Class
iii) “Engaging Students in Writing and  in Sociology in a Large Classroom”

1.7  Lightning Talks
i) “Socrative in Larger Classes – An Effective Technology-Based Questioning Strategy”
ii) “The Warm-Up Exercise”
iii) “The Last Straw! A Board Game to Teach the Social Determinants of Health”
iv) “Say What You Will:  The Benefits of Not Grading Online Comments”
v) “Teaching Ethical Competencies in the Sciences”

11:30am – 12:30 pm
Featured Discussion with President David Naylor and 2013 President’s Teaching Award Recipients

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch Break

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions II

2.1 Special Session
“Welcome to my classroom”

2.2 Interactive Concurrent Session
“Take One for the Team! An Introduction to Team Based Learning”

2.3 Interactive Concurrent Session
“Developing Competencies Outside the Classroom”

2.4 Interactive Concurrent Session
“Is It Live, Online or Both? Teaching Strategies for the New Digital Classroom”

2.5 Nifty Assignments
i) “Cultural Events for Student Participation Beyond – but also Within – a Course”
ii) “Using Interactive Multimedia Modules to Engage Students in Self-Assessment and Learning”
iii) “Tackling Global Issues: A Lab-Based Approach for Teaching Global Citizenship”

2.6 Nifty Assignments
“Assignments Without Borders: Building Student Competencies”
(a panel of three assignments)

2.7 Nifty Assignments
i) “The Science of Persuasion”
ii) “In the Shoes…”
iii) “Using Scientific Literacy Assignments to Bridge the Development of Science Process Skills Across First Year Biology Courses”

2:40 pm – 3:40 pm
Concurrent Sessions III

3.1  Special Session
“Welcome to my classroom”

3.2 Interactive Concurrent Session
“Reading across the Disciplines: Using Proven Methods to Teach Critical Reading in Your Course”

3.3 Interactive Concurrent Session
“Inside, Outside, Upside Down: New Directions in Teaching & Learning, Part 2”

3.4 Interactive Concurrent Session
“Options and Experiences in the Inverted Classroom”

3.5 Nifty Assignments
i) “Reading, Recording, and Reflecting: The Many Uses of a Digital Storytelling Project”
ii)” ‘Twitter’ Assignment – Integrating health policy and Nursing practice”
iii) “Merging two courses: presentation assignment on Language Acquisition of French (FRE352) in a class of French language course (FSL205)”

3.6 Nifty Assignments
“Journeys: Mapping the World from a Laptop”
(a panel of three assignments)

3.7  Nifty Assignments
“’Nifty Assignments’ & Innis One: The Creative City”

3:45pm – 4:00 pm    Closing Remarks