Symposium on Scholarly Inquiry into Teaching and Learning Practice
We invite you to join us for the first provincial Symposium on Scholarly Inquiry into Teaching and Learning Practice. This day includes a variety of keynote speakers, presentations and round table discussions to assist all faculty, teaching assistants and graduate students at any B.C. post-secondary institution to learn more about the exciting world of conducting inquiries into personal teaching and learning practices. This symposium is an important opportunity for people to connect with colleagues from provincial institutions to synthesize knowledge and explore the development of potential collaborations.
Friday, November 14, 2014
SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
$40 per person*
Intended Audience: All faculty (professors, teaching faculty, research faculty, instructors, sessional, and full time educators), teaching assistants and graduate students at all British Columbia post-secondary institutions. In addition, educational developers, directors, administration and research office staff are welcome. Individuals from other post-secondary institutions are also welcome to participate.
The following hotels offer government rates (with ID) at limited availability:
- Delta Suites Hotel $120
- Pan Pacific Hotel $123 (BC government rate) $129 (federal government rate)
- Four Seasons Hotel $125
- Hotel Le Soleil $115 – $125
- St. Regis Hotel $119
- The Metropolitan $119
Restaurants near summit:
Alternately, please consider attending this event online. Keynote and plenary sessions will be live streamed, and you can sign up for our “tech buddy” program to attend breakout sessions online – see below for more info.
Have an idea for a session? We appreciate receiving proposals from a variety of post-secondary institutions across B.C. Submit your proposal for a session. Deadline for proposals September 21, 2014
“Tech buddy” program
For those who would like to attend the conference ‘virtually,’ we will link you with a F2F participant who will serve as your “Tech Buddy.” You will attend the sessions your matched F2F “Tech Buddy” participant attends. Interested? Please firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll connect you with a F2F participant with the technological ability to Skype you in for the day. Ensure you have a strong Internet connection with appropriate bandwidth, and a Skype account. Find out more about the “Tech Buddy” program.
Sponsors, hosting and planning
The day is sponsored and hosted by BCcampus and planned by a provincial teaching and learning committee consisting of:
Peter Arthur – University of British Columbia Okanagan,
Grant Gregson – Emily Carr University of Art and Design,
Maureen Wideman – University of Fraser Valley,
Gary Hunt – Thompson Rivers University,
Liesel Knaack – Vancouver Island University