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Conversations are the foundation of human relationships. A meaningful conversation – or a conversation that matters – can transcend culture and inspire us to explore, discuss and share. It is also the heart of teaching and learning. Palmer (2007) provides us guidelines to consider intentional conversations with colleagues to create a shared understanding of a teaching community. Likewise, Roxa & Mårtensson (2009) and Roxa, Mårtensson & Alveteg (2011) introduce us to the world of private, intellectual, and trustful conversations among a network of colleagues that can create and change learning culture. A model to include student voices in the teaching and learning conversation is explored by Werder, Ware, Thomas & Skogsbert (2010). What conversations do you have about teaching and learning? About creating a learning culture? We will discover together how these conversations create opportunities for teaching development and better understanding of student learning at the 2017 University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching, Creating a Learning Culture: Conversations that Matter. After the conference, it is our hope that delegates will continue the conversation to influence the collaboration, change and culture around learning and teaching.

Held at the University of Calgary, May 2-3, 2017.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 15 of 15
Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)/Advisor(s)
May-2017Building Belonging Through Conversation in an International ClassroomMcDonald, Moira Anne
May-2017Spaces and Interspaces: A Dialogue to Support a Culture of LearningSamson, Patricia L.; Tanchak, Sherri
May-2017Lets Talk Strengths-based Educational Pedagogy-insights from ResearchJuby, Brenda; Hall, Marc
May-2017Puzzles: Towards a Transformation of Teaching & Learning PracticesKawash, Jalal; Reid, Leslie
May-2017The Effectiveness of Group Activities in Tutorials for Chemistry 209Ly, Linh Quy; Musgrove Richer, Amanda
May-2017Leading Practices in the Assessment of Transformative Learning and TeachingMalisius, Eva
May-2017Impact of QR-based In-Class Assignments on Student Engagement and RetentionHarlick, Ania; Goulding, Richard
May-2017Learning Technology Using Conversation, Narrative and Storytelling: The Digital CampfireBurrell, Catherine Anne
May-2017Contemplative Pedagogy, Mindfulness, and Transformative ConversationsCrowder, Rachael
May-2017Best Teaching Practices for Block Week: Conversations that Help Implement ChangeBurian, Conny
May-2017Incorporating Ability and Disability into Curriculum and CommunityEiserman, Jennifer Roma Flint; Averns, Dick
May-2017Arts-informed Teaching in Professional Disciplines: Talking about Critical PracticeEl-Lahib, Yahya; Wehbi, Samantha; Zakharova, Ganna; Perreault-Laird, Jordyn
May-2017Enhancing Course Development Through ConversationsGilbert, Brian Tidbury; Musgrove-Richer, Amanda; Sandblom, Nicole
May-2017iGEM Team Meetings: Settings for Conversations on Teaching & LearningArcellana-Panlilio, Mayi; Lohmeier-Vogel, Elke
May-2017Who do you talk to? Collegial conversations in academic microculturesMartensson, Katarina
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 15 of 15