Monday, May 6, 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 amRegistration and Refreshments | Commons Galleria
9:00 am - 9:30 amWelcome and Territory Acknowledgment | Commons Classroom
9:30 am - 10:30 amExperiential Learning Panel Discussion | Commons Classroom
Ryan Conneely
Student | Faculty of Management | UBC Okanagan
Kari Grain
Analyst, Experiential and Integrated Learning | Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology | UBC Vancouver
Rachelle Koster
Student | School of Nursing | UBC Okanagan
Margaret Macintyre Latta
Professor and Interim Director | Okanagan School of Education Okanagan | UBC Okanagan
Sabine Weyand
Instructor | School of Engineering | UBC Okanagan
Peter Newbury (moderator)
Director | Centre for Teaching and Learning | UBC Okanagan
10:30 am - 10:45 amBreak | Commons Galleria
10:45 am - 12:00 pmUnpacking Experiential Learning
Experiential Learning Task Force
Manuela Reekie | UBC Okanagan
Kristi Carter | UBC Okanagan
Laura Prada | UBC Okanagan
Vania Chan | UBC Okanagan

Workshop | LIB 305

Examining Assessment Equity: Connecting MCQ Assessment to Experiential Learning Outcomes
Sandy Bonny | University of Saskatchewan
Joyce McBeth | University of Saskatchewan

Workshop | LIB 306
How a new writing system and a book project led to 3 years of experiential learning for UBC students in Northern Ghana
Robyn Giffen | UBC Okanagan
Cindy Bourne | UBC Okanagan
Vida Yakong | University for Development Studies, Ghana

Experiential Learning : Lessons from a Monastery
Shamini Ramanujan | Athabasca University


Coding Art History
Hussein Keshani | UBC Okanagan

Presentations | LIB 312
To the next level: Scaffolding infographics assignments within courses
Robyn Pitman | UBC Vancouver
Neil Armitage | UBC Vancouver

An Analytical Toolbox
Susan Murch | UBC Okanagan
Stephanie Bishop | UBC Okanagan

Experiential learning through student led persuasive presentations
Sabine Weyand | UBC Okanagan

Presentations | LIB 317
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch | Commons Galleria
1:00 pm - 4:00 pmExperiential Learning Activities

We'll spend the afternoon experiencing learning first hand, on field trips and hikes, in classrooms and labs, on campus and in the community. You'll have an opportunity participate in activities like

  • analyzing soils samples in the wetland behind the UBC Okanagan campus
  • 3D printing
  • exploring the UBC Okanagan Learning Garden and Pond Trail
  • playing an intercultural simulation game
  • examining microscopic life with a scanning electron microscope
  • cataloguing and collecting plants native to the Okanagan Valley
  • providing health care for 6-year-old Parker and the rest of the "simfamily"
  • and many more activities

Select your Experiencial Learning Activities
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmPoster Session and Reception | Commons Galleria
Teaching sustainable infrastructure course through simulation games
Anber Rana | UBC Okanagan

Do Studies of Active Learning in Post-Secondary Science Education Reveal Gendered Effect on Student Outcomes?
Jennifer Stonehouse | UBC Okanagan
Curriculum Mapping Information Literacy
Sajni Lacey | UBC Okanagan
Arielle Lomness | UBC Okanagan
Walking the Path: Indigenous Students Experiences of Post-secondary Education
Lincoln Hallgren | UBC Okanagan
Jackson Traplin | UBC Okanagan
Stephanie McKeown | UBC Okanagan
Adrienne Vedan | UBC Okanagan
Considering Affect: Reflecting on an Initiative to Indigenize the Engineering Curriculum
Natalie Forssman | UBC Okanagan
Jannik Eikenaar | UBC Okanagan

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 amRegistration and Refreshments | Commons Galleria
9:00 am - 10:15 amExperiential Learning Tasks (ELTs); An effective means for knowledge and skill building in lecture based courses
Sally Willis-Stewart | UBC Okanagan

Workshop | LIB 305
Learning labour support
Melanie Willson | UBC Okanagan
Kelly Alm | UBC Okanagan

Workshop | LIB 306
Next Generation Program Mapping
Sophia Palahicky | Royal Roads University

Workshop | LIB 312
Indigenizing the Engineering Curriculum: Second Steps
Florence Belanger-Jones | UBC Okanagan

Addressing the Challenges and Issues that arise with Experiential Learning
Catherine Broom | UBC Okanagan

Paradigm Shift in Higher Education
Ray Taheri | UBC Okanagan

Presentations | LIB 317
10:15 am - 10:45 amBreak | Commons Galleria
10:45 am - 12:00 pmThe Breakout Box … a portable problem-solving pedagogy package!
Trent Tucker | University of Guelph

Workshop | LIB 305
Reflections on the development of a graduate course in effective teaching and learning: Sharing an experience of parallel process and future planning
Tanya Forneris | UBC Okanagan
Greg DuManoir | UBC Okanagan
Christina Bruce | UBC Okanagan
Alexandre Santos | UBC Okanagan
Alexandra Yacyshyn | UBC Okanagan

Workshop | LIB 306
Using Learning Analytics to improve teaching and learning
Jeff Longland | UBC Learning Analytics Project
Firas Moosvi | UBC Learning Analytics Project

Workshop | LIB 312
Leveraging Reflection as a Bridging Tool
Christian Cook | Mount Royal University

Using Self-Reflection Activities to Aid Students’ Transition into University Learning Environments: A Case Study with UBC’s Science One Program
Nolan Bett | UBC Vancouver
Chris Addison | UBC Vancouver
James Charbonneau | UBC Vancouver

Creating a collaborative experiential ecosystem to build bridges for student success
Dave Thomas | Simon Fraser University
Dana Stephenson | Riipen

Presentations | LIB 317
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch | Food trucks, Plaza
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReflection Discussion | Commons Classroom
Karen Ragoonaden | UBC Okanagan
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmBreak | Commons Galleria
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Open to the public
Keynote | Commons Classroom
Prof. Santa J. Ono
President and Vice-Chancellor, UBC
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Open to the public
Annual UBC Okanagan Teaching Awards | Commons Classroom
Provost Award for Teaching Assistants and Tutors
Teaching Excellence and Innovation Award
Killam Teaching Prize
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmTeaching Awards Reception | Commons Galleria