Tuesday, May 1, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm
Meet up with conference attendees at Gulfstream restaurant and bar in the Four Points Hotel

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

8:00Registration - EME Foyer
9:00 - 10:15Welcome - Cynthia Mathieson, Provost and Vice Principal - UBC Okanagan
Keynote - Robert Talbert, Professor of Mathematics - Grand Valley State University and
Scholar-in-Residence, Steelcase Inc.
Unbounded Spaces: Designing Learning Spaces With The Rights of the Learner in Mind
Location: EME 0050
10:15 - 10:30Break - EME Foyer
10:30 - 11:45Location: EME 1101Location: EME 2141Location: EME 1202
Critical literacy for "woke" times
Shirley Chau - UBC Okanagan
Arielle Lomness - UBC Okanagan
Sajni Lacey - UBC Okanagan
20 Minute Presentation

Teaching scientific thinking and literacy to an interdisciplinary audience
Andrea S. Terpstra - UBC Vancouver
James Charbonneau - UBC Vancouver
Christopher J. Addison - UBC Vancouver
20 Minute Presentation

Generic problem-solving skills are distinct from the academic ability of students and could be developed through experiential learning
Tyler J. Wenzel - UBC Okanagan
Emelie Gustafsson - UBC Okanagan
Heather Bradshaw - UBC Okanagan
Andis Klegeris - UBC Okanagan
20 Minute Presentation
Creating learning spaces that develop resilience
Wendy Wheeler - Okanagan College
75 Minute Workshop
Embracing fear in the classroom
Cathi Shaw - UBC Okanagan
75 Minute Workshop
11:45 - 1:00Lunch - Food Trucks
1:00 - 2:15Location: EME 1101Location: EME 2141Location: 1202
Entrance space: Researching a foundational academic literacy course
Cathi Shaw - UBC Okanagan
Jordan Stouck - UBC Okanagan
20 Minute Presentation

Exploring linguistic complexity in multiple choice questions: Evening the playing field for ELL students
Simon Lolliot - UBC Vancouver
Mark Lam - UBC Vancouver
Katherine Lyon - UBC Vancouver
20 Minute Presentation

In-class quizzes with a twist
Ivona Mladenovic - Simon Fraser University
20 Minute Presentation
HEAL 100 - Creating a space for learning in the healthy student body
Sally Willis-Stewart - UBC Okanagan
75 Minute Workshop
Inclusive teaching at every step: From course design to classroom practices
Hélène Frohard-Dourlent - UBC Vancouver
Jenica Frisque - UBC Okanagan
Vania Chan - UBC Okanagan
75 Minute Workshop
2:15 - 2:30Break - EME Foyer
2:30 - 3:45Location: EME 1101Location: EME 2141Location: EME 1202
Critical instructor skills and university supports needed to create a space for effective learning in social work distance education
Oleksandr Kondrashov - Thompson Rivers University
20 Minute Presentation

Creating virtual spaces for learning in a hybrid course
Nina Langton - UBC Okanagan
20 Minute Presentation

A touch of CLAS: Learning through formative feedback
Charlene Strumpel - UBC Okanagan
Allison Kelley - UBC Okanagan
20 Minute Presentation
Using learning analytics to improve student learning

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Craig Thompson - UBC Vancouver
Will Engle - UBC Vancouver
Emily Renoe - UBC Vancouver
75 Minute Workshop
English language meets programming language in an introductory computer science course
Celina Berg - UBC Vancouver
Fatimah Mahmood - UBC Vancouver
75 Minute Workshop
4:00 - 6:00Poster Session and Reception
Location: EME Mezzanine
Posters
Redesigning the Library: Making transformative learning visible
Presenter(s):
Kim Buschert – UBC Okanagan
Barbara Sobol – UBC Okanagan
Out of the classroom and into the pub: Using unorthodox spaces for graduate student information literacy outreach and instruction
Presenter(s):
Annelise Dowd – University of Northern British Columbia
Susie Wilson – University of Northern British Columbia
Industry-University collaboration in course development and delivery: A case study at the School of Engineering – UBC
Presenter(s):
Ayman Elnaggar – UBC Okanagan
Scaffolding core research and information literacy skills in ENGL 112: A pilot project
Presenter(s):
Špela Grašič – UBC Okanagan
Sajni Lacey – UBC Okanagan
UBC Orchard Commons active learning classrooms
Presenter(s):
Steven Lee – UBC Vancouver
Leanne Feichtinger – UBC Vancouver
Leading SOCW 553 students through EBP case-based learning: Faculty and librarian partnership
Presenter(s):
Arielle Lomness – UBC Okanagan
Shirley Chau – UBC Okanagan
Sajni Lacey – UBC Okanagan
Indigenizing the engineering curriculum: First steps
Presenter(s):
Jannik Eikenaar – UBC Okanagan
Creating allies through conversation: An intervention focused on educating first year engineering students about gender bias in STEM
Presenter(s):
Simon Lolliot - UBC Vancouver
Blended learning in introductory university chemistry I
Presenter(s):
Christie McDermott – University of Alberta
Yoram Apelblat – University of Alberta
Arthur Mar – University of Alberta
F. Vargas – University of Alberta
N. Nocente – University of Alberta
Why and how students use electronics to enhance their learning
Presenter(s):
Ivona Mladenovic - Simon Fraser University
Wine leaders forum: Fostering collaboration to enhance competitiveness
Presenter(s):
Malida Mooken – UBC Okanagan
Kim Buschert – UBC Okanagan
Designing canvas courses for student engagement and success
Presenter(s):
Kristen Morgan – UBC Okanagan
Gee Lam – UBC Okanagan
Andrea Martinez – UBC Okanagan
Harsha Bhamra - UBC Okanagan
Alastair Heinrichs - UBC Okanagan
Micro flip teaching model for first-year engineering students
Presenter(s):
Anber Rana – UBC Okanagan
Taming the beast: Managing exam test banks
Presenter(s):
Charlene Strumpel - UBC Okanagan
Using self-corrected assignments to help students develop metacognitive skills
Presenter(s):
Claire Yan – UBC Okanagan

Thursday, May 3, 2018

8:00Registration - EME Foyer
9:00 - 10:15Location: EME 1101Location: EME 2141Location: EME 1202Location: EME 1153
Chemistry Education Stream
The undergraduate experience: What matters most for student success?
Peter Felten
Elon University
UBC Vancouver Celebrate Learning Week Keynote - Lifestream
Becoming part of the conversation about creating exceptional learning spaces
Jodi Scott - UBC - Vancouver
Steven Lee - UBC Vancouver
75 Minute Workshop
Infusing the design-mindset in course curriculum through collaboration with student-consultants
Nouman Ashraf - University of Toronto
Taylor Kim - University of Toronto
Jay (Jungwoo) Shin - University of Toronto
Shonakshi Chaubal - University of Toronto
75 Minute Workshop
Concepts, content, context: A learner-focused strategy for introductory course design
W. Stephen McNeil - UBC Okanagan
Tamara Freeman - UBC Okanagan
20 Minute Presentation

Interactive videos to support active learning beyond the classroom
Kayli Johnson - UBC Vancouver
Simon Lolliot - UBC Vancouver
20 Minute Presentation

Team-based virtual reality problem solving to develop 3D spatial orientation and language skills in chemistry
Kayli Johnson - UBC Vancouver
Aubrey Neil Leveridge - UBC Vancouver
Brian Wilson - UBC Vancouver
20 Minute Presentation
10:15 - 10:30Break - EME Foyer
10:30 - 11:45Location: EME 1101Location: EME 2141Location: EME 1256Location: EME 1153
Chemistry Education Stream
Implementing wellbeing promoting strategies in the classroom setting
Casey Hamilton - UBC Okanagan
Chelsey Hartwig - UBC Okanagan
Tanya Forneris - UBC Okanagan
20 Minute Presentation

DREAM supports disabled students in their classroom and clinical experiences
Earllene Roberts - UBC Okanagan
20 Minute Presentation

How is studenting different from studying and learning?
Bratislav (Brad) Mladenovic - Simon Fraser University
20 Minute Presentation
Creating space for positivity in learning
Terry McCurdy - McMaster University
75 Minute Workshop
@Makerspace UBCO A design thinking hub
Presenter(s):
Ray Taheri-Ardebili - UBC Okanangan
Miles Thorogood - UBC Okanagan
Susan Crichton - UBC Okanagan
Open House
The use of simple case studies in second and third year undergraduate curriculum for the introduction of advanced NMR and mass spectrometry techniques
Nabyl Merbouh - Simon Fraser University
Chloe Gerak - UBC Vancouver
Hamel Taylor - Simon Fraser University
20 Minute Presentation

The most common wrong answers given by students in general and organic chemistry
J. Norman Reed - Thompson Rivers University
20 Minute Presentation
11:45 - 1:00Lunch - Food Trucks
1:00 - 2:15Location: EME 1101Location: EME 2141Location: EME 1202Location: EME 1153
Chemistry Education Stream
Creating literal and figurative spaces for faculty mentoring for teaching
Carol Rolheiser - University of Toronto
20 Minute Presentation

Roominess for learning
Margaret Macintyre Latta - UBC Okanagan
20 Minute Presentation

Beyond the classroom with Beyoncé: Facilitating interactive teaching and learning in UBC-O classrooms
Matt Husain - UBC Okanagan
20 Minute Presentation
Creating space for universal design of learning
Christina Cederlof - Thompson Rivers University
75 Minute Workshop
Developing "plagiarism proof" research assignments through Library and Writing Centre collaborations
Amanda Brobbel - UBC Okanagan
Sajni Lacey - UBC Okanagan
75 Minute Workshop
Laboratory instruction: Innovative delivery and assessment methods to best prepare students for careers in the 21st century
Jose Rodriguez Nunez - UBC Vancouver
Jay Wickenden - UBC Vancouver
75 Minute Workshop
2:15 - 2:30Break - EME Foyer
2:30 - 3:30Going from Classroom to Learning Space - what students need to be successful

Four UBC Okangan students share their experiences and perspectives on the kinds of learning spaces they need to be successful.

Panelists: Morgan Alford, Jake Knobel-Cornell, Tashia Kootenayoo, Nishat Tasnim
Location: EME 0050