Centennial Symposium
Banff, Alberta, Canada
November 11 to 13, 2010


Pre-Symposium Workshops
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
November 10, 2010

Program and Presentation Materials

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Pre-Symposium Workshops (separate registration required)
Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
8:00 Registration & Breakfast
9:00 Plenary Session
9:30 Featured Workshops:
Getting Started in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Systematic Scholarly Inquiry Using Blended Learning Technologies and New Media; Using Qualitative Methods of Data Collection and Analysis
12:00 Lunch
1:30 Featured Workshops:
Institutional Leadership for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Systematic Scholarly Inquiry Using Blended Learning Technologies and New Media; Using Qualitative Methods of Data Collection and Analysis
4:00 Reception
5:30 Departure of Bus to Banff
 
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Centennial Symposium Workshops on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Banff Park Lodge, Banff, Alberta

Thursday, November 11, 2010
4:00 Registration
5:00 Reception – Opening of the Centennial Commons
6:30 Symposium Opening Banquet
7:30 Keynote Address
Pat Hutchings, Senior Associate with The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
“The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Mapping the Journey”

Friday, November 12, 2010
7:00 Breakfast
8:00 Registration & Centennial Commons Open
9:00 Plenary Session
9:30 Concurrent Sessions, Band A
Session 1
Inspiring Education: a Dialogue with Albertans: As a Bridge between Academia, Government and Community - Dian Mitrayani (Northern Illinois University) & Robert Don Peel (University of Hawaii @ Manoa)

Session 2
Wondering Where the Students Are: Investigations Into Film Students' Interpretive Practices - Kelly Hewson (Mount Royal University)
and
Teaching and Consumption - Elizabeth Grauerholz (University of Central Florida)

Session 3
Helping English Language Learners Achieve Accelerated Acculturation to the Academic Community - Elaine Khoo (University of Toronto - Scarborough)
and
Reading Value: Student Choice of Reading Strategies - Karen Manarin (Mount Royal University)

Session 4
‘Boyer Reconsidered': Fostering Students’ Scholarly Habits of Mind and Models of Practice - Charles Morrison (Wilfred Laurier University), (Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Sources Cited)

Session 5
The Use and Value of an Online Archive - Stuart Berry (Athabasca University)
and
Teaching, Living, and Learning in an Age of Globalization: Student Narratives Provide a Way Forward - Richard Erlendson (Mount Royal University)

Session 6
Student Perceptions on the Use of Collaborative Editing Tools in a Freshman Engineering Communications Course - Katrin Becker (Simon Fraser University) & Carol Jefferies (Mount Royal University)
and
Supporting and Managing Group Work in Engineering Courses With Shared Documents - Carol Jefferies (Mount Royal University) & Katrin Becker (Simon Fraser University)

Session 7
Developing Ethical and Creative Graduates Through Service-Learning: “The Mount Royal Experience” - Victoria Calvert, Patti Derbyshire & Rafik Kurji - (Mount Royal University)
and
Experiential Education; Student Success, and Reputational Capital: Can the Real World Transform Undergraduate Education - David Finch & Patti Derbyshire (Mount Royal University)
10:30 Break
11:00 Concurrent Sessions, Band B
Session 1
Critically Reading the Word and the World - Miriam Carey, Richard Gale, Karen Manarin & Melanie Rathburn (Mount Royal University)

Session 2
Do Game Assignments Help Programming Students Learn More? - Katrin Becker (Simon Fraser University) & J.R. Parker (University of Calgary)
and
Contextualising Student Ambivalence About Collaborative Learning: Findings From a Study of Student Engagement in a Culturally Diverse Community College - Alison Thomas (Douglas College)

Session 3
Building Capacity: Learning Along the Way Through an Online Collaborative Project - Jennifer Lock (University of Calgary)
and
Evaluation of a Collaborative Online Note-taking Project to Enhance Learning in Large Lecture Classes - Teresa Snow (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Session 4
Science Outreach Activities at Mount Royal University; What Works, What Does Not and Lessons Learned - Katharine Boggs & Nathan Ackroyd (Mount Royal University)

Session 5
Three Takes on Methodologies for Attending to Student Voices - Andrea Williams, Jane McNichol & Lee Wertzler (Mount Royal University)

Session 6
Experiential Class-Based Outreach Activities and Feminist Teaching Practice - Glenda Bonifacio (University of Lethbridge)
and
Digital Tapestries: Weaving Stories - Mercedes Rowinsky (Wilfred Laurier University)

Session 7
A Universal Approach to Teaching of the Period Table of the Elements - Matthias Bierenstiel (Cape Breton University)
and
Helping Students to Act Like Experts: Are There Opportunities for Collaboration? - Israel Dunmade & Qasim Syed (Mount Royal University)
12:00 Lunch
2:00 Concurrent Sessions, Band C
Session 1
Student Services Interventions for Teaching and Learning: Findings From HEQCO-Sponsored Research in Ontario Colleges and Universities - Christine Arnold (University of Toronto)
and
Assessing Teaching and Learning: Findings from HEQCO- Sponsored Research in Ontario Colleges and Universities - Richard Wiggers (Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO)

Session 2
Simulation Enhanced Learning and Clinical Competence: Phase I-III - Leslie Murray (Mohawk-McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences)
and
Developing Faculty to Teach Using Simulation in an Interdisciplinary Health Care Environment - Margaret Wilson (NorQuest College)

Session 3
In the Valley of the Giants: Cultivating Intentionality and Integration - Miriam Carey (Mount Royal University)
and
Improving Student Performance by Addressing Student and Teacher Misconceptions about Learning - Stephen Chew (Samford University), (Part 2)

Session 4
Fostering the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Through Educational Development - Derek Briton & Cindy Ives (Athabasca University)

Session 5
Examination of the Learning Effectiveness of Using Feature Films in Teaching: Outcome Measures, Student Perceptions, or Both? - Monica Baehr (Mount Royal University)
and
Poetic Transcription: An Innovative Approach to Exploring Trust Within Universities - Candace Bloomquist & Kim West (University of Saskatchewan)

Session 6
Unconventional Classrooms, Unconventional Methods: Conducting Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Research in Places You Don't Expect - Becky Willson & Margy MacMillan (Mount Royal University)
and
Student Learning Services (and Other Non-Curricular Areas) as a Site for Teaching and Learning Scholarship - Catharine Lindland (Mount Royal University)

Session 7
Distance Teaching and Learning: Shared challenges, Opportunities, Parallels and Possibilities in Australian and Canadian Schools of Nursing - Penelope Barrett (Charles Sturt University) & Vince Salyers (Laurentian University)
and
Building on Strengths: Rural Instructor Preceptor Project (RIPP) - Emil Tarka & Nancy Walker (Red Deer College)
3:00 Break
3:30 Keynote Address
Ron MacDonald, Institute for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Scholar and Journalism Professor in the Faculty of Communication Studies, Mount Royal University
“What Can SoTL Do For a Post-Secondary School with a Reputation for Excellent Teaching?”
4:30 Scholars Program Reception
6:00 Dinner on your own

Saturday, November 13, 2010
7:00 Breakfast
8:00 Registration & Centennial Commons Open
9:00 Plenary Session
9:30 Concurrent Sessions, Band D
Session 1
Performance Enhancement Training: Making Good Doctors Better - Eunice Friesen & Cheryl Kristjanson (University of Manitoba)
and
Evaluating Student and Faculty Satisfaction with a Pedagogical Framework - Vince Salyers & Lorraine Carter (Laurentian University) & Penelope Barrett (Charles Sturt University)

Session 2
Moving to Their Own Beat: Exploring How Students Use Web 2.0 Technologies to Support Group Work, Outside of Class Time - Norm Vaughan, Todd Nickle, Jim Silovs & Jim Zimmer (Mount Royal University)

Session 3
Lenses on Learning: A Compendium of Data Sources for SoTL Inquiries - Doug Hamilton (Royal Roads University)

Session 4
Beyond the CASTL Walls: Collaborative Cultures of Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship - David Krause (Dominican University)
and
Everyday SOTL: Using Faculty Teams for Program Assessment & Beyond - Kathleen Perkins (Columbia College)

Session 5
MERLO Pedagogy: Enhancing Conceptual Thinking with Meaning Equivalence Reusable Learning Objects - Masha Etkind (Ryerson University) & Uri Shafrir (University of Toronto)
and
Enhancing Conceptual Thinking with Interactive Concept Discovery (InCoD) - Uri Shafrir (University of Toronto) & Masha Etkind (Ryerson University)

Session 6
Investigation of Geographic Literacy of Students in a First Year Introductory Geography Course - Sally Turner & Joseph Leydon (University of Toronto - Mississauga)
and
Computer-Moderated Peer Review vs. Instructor Grading in a Post-Secondary Communications Course - Hugh Read (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT))

Session 7
Enhancing Assessment in Teacher Education Courses - Keith Roscoe (University of Lethbridge)
10:30 Break
11:00 Concurrent Sessions, Band E
Session 1
Scholars in the School of Nursing at MRU Scholarship in Action - Maureen Mitchell, Darlene Dawson, Genevieve Currie & Barbara Astle (Mount Royal University)

Session 2
Assistive Technology Training: Research into Contextualized Training by Academic Strategists - Flo Brokop & Ewa Wasniewski (NorQuest College)
and
Writing Strategies for Learners Who are Deaf - Flo Brokop (NorQuest College)

Session 3
Role Plays and Communication Courses - Deb Bennett (Mount Royal University)
and
Teaching/Learning as Social Process Within the Organization of the Classroom: Influences on Student Engagement and Learning Outcomes - Anna Helewka & Miriam Tynski (Douglas College)

Session 4
Is There a Scholarship of Teaching Sociology, Round 3 - Jeffrey Chin (LeMoyne College), Elizabeth Grauerholz (University of Central Florida)

Session 5
Calculations and Expectations: Using the Think-Aloud Protocol to Reveal Student Understanding in a First-Year Engineering Course - Janice Miller-Young (Mount Royal University)
and
Facilitating Advocacy as a Professional Role in Student Nurses - Helena Myllykoski (Mount Royal University)

Session 6
Transforming Undergraduate Education through the Use of Case Studies - Melanie Rathburn (Mount Royal University) & Karina Baum (Buckingham Browne & Nichols)
and
Student Success in Mathematics and Statistics Part I: Student Engagement - Lorraine Dame (University of Victoria), (Part 2)

Session 7
The Centennial, Not just Another Pretty Online Reader - Aida Patient (Mount Royal University)
and
Applying Adaptive Mentorship© across the Disciplines: An Invitation to Collaborate - Edwin Ralph (University of Saskatchewan)
12:00 Lunch
2:00 Concurrent Sessions, Band F
Session 1
The American Society for Microbiology's Biology Scholars Program: Catalyzing Undergraduate Biology Education Reform Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - Alix Darden (University of Oklahoma) & Cindy Graham (University of Calgary)

Session 2
Online Tools for Engagement and Evaluation in Core Accounting Courses - Wallace Lockhart (University of Regina)
and
Learner's Experiences of Asynchronous Online Contributions in a First-Year Partially Online Business Math Course - Laurie Craig Phipps (Kwantlen Polytechnic)

Session 3
Learning about Teaching Pre-Service Science Teachers: Making Connection Between Theories and Science Teaching - Saiqu Azam (University of Calgary)
and
Characteristics of Deep and Surface Learning in Teacher Education Reflection Journals - Jodi Nickel (Mount Royal University)

Session 4
The Three Facets of Student Engagement: A Preliminary Analysis of Survey Data - Catherine Berheide (Skidmore College)

Session 5
Opening Dialogues Into the Complexity of Nursing Education - Joanna Szabo-Hart (Mount Royal University)
and
Narrative Pedagogy and Evaluation of Clinical Practice in Nursing Education: Fostering Clinical Competency Through Stories - Stephanie Zettel (Mount Royal University)
3:00 Break
3:30 Keynote Address
Susan L. Elrod, Director of Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL)
SoTL in STEM: How, Why and What?
4:30 Plenary Session
5:00 Adjourn – safe travels everyone

For more information please contact the Institute for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at sotlinstitute@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.5503