May 2, 2017

45-minute sessions (11:00-11:45 am)

Implementing a graduate student online orientation program: Using conversations to better student learning
Presenters: Carol Johnson, Jennifer Lock, Yang (Flora) Liu, Jane Hanson, Alicia Adlington
Location: Taylor Institute A (110)
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Puzzles: Towards a transformation of teaching & learning practices
Presenters: Jalal Kawash, Leslie Reid
Location: Taylor Institute B (118)
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Working effectively with student teams
Presenters: Janet Stark, Michelle Clement
Location: Taylor Institute C (120)
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Conversations matter the most in an authentic research environment
Presenters: Hagar Labouta, Rui Li, Natasha Kenny, Leslie Reid, David Cramb
Location: Taylor Institute D (140)
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Spaces and interspaces: A dialogue to support a culture of learning
Presenters: Patricia Samson, Sherri Tanchak
Location: Taylor Institute E (148)
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Onboarding students to a soft skills development platform
Presenters: Jennifer Krahn, Rita Egizii, Peggy Hedges, Norman Althouse, Joan Bassett
Location: Taylor Institute F (250)
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Reconciliatory pedagogy within post secondary education
Presenters: Yvonne Poitras Pratt, Patricia Danyluk, Solange Lalonde
Location: Taylor Institute Forum (160)
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Communication strategies for building teacher-student rapport
Presenter: Marjorie Contenti
Location: Taylor Institute Gallery (100)
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(CONVERSATION CAFÉ) Leading practices in the assessment of transformative learning and teaching
Presenter: Eva Malisius
Location: Taylor Institute Conference Room (230)
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90-minute sessions (12:45-2:15 pm)

Arts-informed teaching in professional disciplines: Talking about critical practice
Presenters: Yahya El-Lahib, Samantha Wehbi, Ganna Zakharova, Jordyn Perreault-Laird
Location: Taylor Institute A (110)
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Using mental health and wellness as a framework for course design
Presenters: Patti Dyjur, Gabrielle Lindstrom, Haboun Bair, Nahum Arguera
Location: Taylor Institute B (118)
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Contemplative pedagogy, mindfulness, and transformative conversations        
Presenter: Rachael Crowder
Location: Taylor Institute C (120)
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Self-study in student professional development programs: Key concepts and ideas
Rachel Braun, Galicia Blackman, Lisa Fedoruk, Chris Ostrowski, Janice Parker, Judy Tran
Location: Taylor Institute D (140)
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When conflict is the teacher: Supporting difficult conversations towards a culture of learning
Presenter: Marnie Jull
Location: Taylor Institute E (148)
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Psychological safety in medical education: A framework for interprofessional teams
Presenters: Ghazwan Altabbaa, Laura Pratt, Alyshah Kaba, Tanya Beran
Location: Taylor Institute F (250)
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Curious conversations: Using game-based learning to develop creative culture within technical courses
Presenters: Emily Marasco, Laleh Behjat, Beaumie Kim, Wilian Gatti Junior, Marjan Eggermont
Location: Taylor Institute Forum (160)
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Incorporating ability and disability into curriculum and community
Presenters: Jennifer Eiserman, Dick Averns
Location: Taylor Institute Gallery (100)
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(CONVERSATION CAFÉ) Conversations in a tribal context
Presenter: Ronald Glasberg
Location: Taylor Institute Board Room (230), 12:45-1:30pm
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(CONVERSATION CAFÉ) Enhancing peer mentorship through effective communication
Presenters: Diane Lorenzetti, Liza Lorenzetti, Elizabeth Oddone Paolucci, Michele Jacobsen, Lorelli Nowell, Tracey Clancy, Georgina Freeman
Location: Taylor Institute Board Room (230), 1:30-2:15 pm
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45-minute sessions (2:30-3:15 pm)

Cultivating meaningful conversations in an online doctoral research course
Presenters: Michele Jacobsen, Gale Parchoma, Marlon Simmons, Dorothea Nelson, Shaily Bhola
Location: Taylor Institute A (110)
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Let’s talk about power: How conversations shape power dynamics, relationships and learning
Presenters: Leslie Reid, Jalal Kawash
Location: Taylor Institute B (118)
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Creative Action Methodology as method enhancing meaningful conversations
Presenter: Eti Devries
Location: Taylor Institute C (120)
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Data from an advanced calculus course taught using peer instruction
Presenter: Michael Pawliuk
Location: Taylor Insitute F (250)
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The role of conversations in inquiry-based & problem-solved learning
Presenter: Gabriela Santamaria
Location: Taylor Institute Forum (160)
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(CONVERSATION CAFÉ) Accounts from the field: Facilitating community-service learning
Presenter: Annette Tézli
Location: Taylor Insitute Gallery (100)
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(CONVERSATION CAFÉ) Conversations that matter for faculty new to SOTL
Presenters: Samantha Thrift, Lisa Stowe
Location: Taylor Institute Board Room (230)
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Digital poster presentations (3:15-4:30 pm)

Digital Poster Presentations will be held in the Taylor Institute Learning Studios D and E

Lifelong learning, professional certification: Their interrelationship
Presenters: Sandra Hirst, Carole Lynne LeNavenec
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The effectiveness of group activities in tutorials for Chemistry 209
Presenters: Linh Quy Ly, Amanda Musgrove Richer
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Developing communities through conversations that matter: results of a teaching and learning program evaluation for the Faculty of Science
Presenters: Jason Ribeiro, Leslie Reid
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Moving toward inclusive education
Presenter: Noha Altowairiki
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Teaching and learning social work research: A framework for experiential learning
Presenters: Sabeena Tariq, Christine Walsh, Liza Lorenzetti
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A framework for quantifying undergraduate student engagement
Presenters: Rita Egizii, Joan Bassett
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When students are also teachers: The value of collegial conversations among graduate students
Presenters: Kimberley Grant, Emma Spooner
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Why learning spaces matter for teaching and learning
Presenters: Chris Ostrowski, Nancy Chick
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Enhancing course development through conversations
Presenters: Brian Gilbert, Nicole Sandblom, Amanda Musgrove-Richer
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Best teaching practices for block week: Conversations that help implement change
Presenter: Cornelia Burian
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Technology: Not as scary as a shark
Presenter: Judy Tran
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Exploring a networks of practice approach at the University of Calgary: The significant networks of the teaching academy
Presenter: Laurent Wall
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Putting you into universal design for learning
Presenters: Chris Ostrowski, Jennifer Lock, Carol Johnson
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The theory and practice of “connected learning” is enhanced by student opinions
Presenters: Patricia Doyle-Baker, Eshleen Grewal
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A learner’s perspective on sensitive topics
Presenter: Felicia Guan
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May 3, 2017

45-minute sessions (10:30 - 11:15 am)

Indigenizing online course design: A caribbean study
Presenters: Gale Parchoma, Dorothea Nelson
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Dialogical learning through photographs: deepening an understanding of the self and the world
Presenter: Victoria Bouvier
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Guided reading tasks as a learning activity to enhance collaboration
Presenter: Tabussom Qureshi
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Interactive digital simulations as part of student conversations
Presenter: Erin Rae Sullivan, Yuen-ying Carpenter
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Online educational development for sessional instructors
Presenters: Amy Burns, Yang (Flora) Liu
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Cogenerative dialogues for meaningful teaching and learning conversations
Presenter: Jennifer Adams
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Jocks to talk about rocks: Transforming GLGY 209 through creative conversations
Presenters: Glenn Dolphin, Robert Kelly
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Communities of Practice: A university case study
Rebecca Wilson-Mah, Jennifer Walinga
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(CONVERSATION CAFÉ) The Teaching Scholars as a Community of Practice    
Presenters: Isabelle Barrette-Ng, Patricia Danyluk, Yvonne Poitras Pratt, Robin Mueller
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Ignite sessions (11:30 am - 12:30 pm)

All Ignite sessions will be held in the Taylor Institute Forum

Learning technology using conversation, narrative and storytelling: The Digital Campfire
Presenter: Catherine Anne Burrell
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Learning by teaching – theory put into practice impacts meaningful conversations
Presenter: Lena Schuett
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Igniting a culture of sustainability through experiential learning
Presenters: Rachelle Haddock, Sarah Skett
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Impact of QR-based in-class assignments on student engagement and retention
Presenters: Ania Harlick, Richard Goulding
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Student’s voices give rise to curriculum content review
Presenters: Eshleen Grewal, Patricia Doyle-Baker
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45 and 90-minute sessions (1:30-3:15 pm)

Choosing collaboration: Creating conversation in field experience
Presenters: Laurie Hill, Amy Burns, Kathryn Crawford, Patricia Danyluk
Location and time: 1:30 – 2:15 pm, Taylor Institute A (110)
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(CONVERSATION CAFÉ)  Engaging students in the classroom: An unconference
Presenters: Frances Kalu, Patrick Kelly
Location and time: 1:30 – 2:15 pm, Taylor Institute B (118)
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Classroom engagement: Creating a safe space
Presenters: Norm Althouse, Peggy Hedges
Location and time: 1:30 – 2:15 pm, Taylor Institute C (120)
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Creating a language learning culture in a technological world
Presenter: Michael Dabrowski
Location and time: 1:30 – 2:15 pm, Taylor Institute D (140)
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Move Improve – teaching is learning
Presenters: Larry Katz, Joshua Malate
Location and time: 1:30 – 2:15 pm Taylor Institute Gallery (100)
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Wellness moments in the postsecondary classroom
Presenters: Haboun Bair, Ivy Young
Location and time: 1:30 – 3:15 pm, Taylor Institute E (148)
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Conversations in the (virtual) field: A strategy to enhance collaborative learning in geology
Presenters: Glenn Dolphin, Alexander Dutchak, Brandon Karchiewski, Jon Cooper
Location and time: 1:30 – 3:15 pm, Taylor Institute F (250)
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Design thinking for innovation: Dialogic teaching, learning & assessment
Presenter: Robert Kelly
Location and time: 1:30 – 3:15 pm, Taylor Institute Forum (160)
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iGEM Team meetings: Settings for conversations on teaching & learning 
Presenters: Mayi Arcellana-Panlilio, Elke Lohmeier-Vogel
Location and time: 2:30 – 3:15 pm, Taylor Institute A (110)
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Building belonging through conversation in an international classroom
Presenter: Moira McDonald
Location and time: 2:30 – 3:15 pm, Taylor Institute B (118)
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The SAGES Program: SoTL advancing graduate education in STEM
Presenters: Isabelle Barrette-Ng, Leslie Reid, Susan Anderson, Parthasarathi Das, Suriakarthiga Ganesan, Amanda Godbold, Hormoz Izadi, Elizabeth Ofori, Brittney Shabits, Youssef Taha, Miguel Torres
Location and time: 2:30 – 3:15 pm, Taylor Institute C (120)
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Lets talk strengths-based educational pedagogy-insights from research
Presenters: Brenda Juby, Marc Hall
Location and time: 2:30 – 3:15 pm, Taylor Institute D (140)
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Big conversations: Pre-service teaching for educational reform  
Presenter: Amy Burns
Location and time: 2:30 – 3:15 pm, Taylor Institute Gallery (100)
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(CONVERSATION CAFÉ) High-impact practice: Engaging students through collaborative assignment
Presenters: Nahum Arguera, Patti Dyjur
Location and time: 1:30 – 2:15 pm,Taylor Institute Conference Room (230)
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(CONVERSATION CAFÉ) Journey guides: The power of relationships in social work education
Presenters: Liza Lorenzetti, Tatiana Oschepkova, Diane Lorenzetti, Rita Dhungel, Lemlem Haile
Location and time: 2:30 – 3:15 pm, Taylor Institute Conference Room (230)
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