The Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching offers an opportunity for academic staff, students, academic librarians and staff at the University of Calgary and the wider academic community to share, critically examine and build on our collective knowledge of teaching and learning.

Recent Submissions

  • Re-membering: restoring embodied arts to experiential learning 

    Copeman,Peter; Grace, Tim (Portfolio of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Teaching and Learning directorate, University of Canberra, 2019-05-01)
    Framed by John Dewey’s theories of education and art as embodied experience, this session invokes the authors’ backgrounds as arts practitioners and educators to stimulate exploration of the potential for embodied arts ...
  • 2019 University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching: Exploring Experiential Learning, April 29 to May 1, 2019 

    Snow, Jessica; Jeffs, Cheryl; Kenny, Natasha (Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary, 2019-04)
    How do we transform education, spark curiosity, drive innovation and prepare students to thrive in their chosen careers? What does learning look like in a postsecondary institution that emphasizes entrepreneurial, creative ...
  • Getting Radical: Collaborative Design-based Thinking 

    Bene, Rose; McNeilly, Elizabeth (Werklund School of Education, Undergraduate Program, University of Calgary, 2019-05-01)
    What does it mean to engage in radical collaboration? In this session, instructors who participated in a weekly Design-based Thinking community of practice shared some perspectives on how radical collaboration and design ...
  • Providing Written Feedback: Developing Evidence Based Practices 

    Paris, Britney M. (Werklund School of Education, Educational Research, University of Calgary, 2019-05-01)
  • Adopting Digital Pedagogy in Management Courses 

    Stoletova, Maria (Haskayne School of Business, Operations and Supply Chain Management area, University of Calgary, 2019-04-30)
    The Supply Chain Management exercise called the “Beer Game” is based on experiential learning and a team game educational approach (Sterman, 1992). The Beer Game has been adapted in several of our university’s undergraduate ...
  • Methodological Meeting of the Minds (M3): A Teaching & Learning Series 

    Burns, Victoria; Exner-Cortens, Deinera; Walsh, Christine; Badry, Dorothy; Jenney, Angelique; King, Regine; Lorenzetti, Liza; Sitter, Kathleen (Social Work, Psychiatry, University of Calgary, 2019-04-30)
  • Strategies to improve student preparation, engagement and learning in WIL 

    Stewart, Kathleen (School of Justice & Emergency Services, Law Clerk Advanced Program, Durham College, 2019-04-30)
    This session will highlight and share a variety of strategies implemented to improve the evaluation and learning processes associated with a well-established WIL experience in a three-year advanced diploma program. The ...
  • Exploring the role of viewing technologies in the chemistry classroom 

    Omar, Kassem A.; Mozol, Vivian J. (University of Calgary, 2019-04-30)
    Spatial ability is important in chemistry, and this skill can be improved. This poster explores the use of realistic and economical viewing technologies and their place in the chemistry classroom. We aim to transform ...
  • Thinking Inside the Box: Using Student Generated Puzzles as a Form of Assessment 

    Schechtel, Shauna; Mozol, Dr. Vivian; Clapson, Marissa; Tran, Judy; Gilbert, Brian; White, Stephan (Chemistry, Kinesiology, Natural Science, Psychology, University of Calgary, 2019-05-01)
  • Designing A Professional Development Program in English Language Assessments 

    Abidi, Ali; Koh, Kim; Chapman, Olive (Werklund School of Education, Educational Research, University of Calgary, 2019-05-01)
    This interactive session discusses the development of a professional development program in which student teachers collaboratively reflect and design authentic language assessments (ALA). ALAs promote ELLs’ academic language ...

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