With an emphasis on experiential place-based learning, the 2019 Symposium: Learning Transformation is focused on the transformation of our approaches and practice to teaching and learning. Participants and presenters from K-12 and post-secondary are invited to attend.
How to apply? Submit your proposal
K-12 educators, post-secondary educators, all educators.
All proposals will be assessed by the program committee, according to a scoring rubric.
Deadline for proposals: May 15, 2019
The Symposium will be focused on the following three main streams:
A – Transformation and Inclusion
This stream invites submissions on topics including (but not limited to) transformation and inclusion through supporting diversity, gender, access, accessibility, youth, and student mental health.
B – Transformation and Teaching
This stream invites submissions on topics including (but not limited to) transformation and teaching through experiential learning, place-based learning, open education, technology, internationalization, and indigenization.
C – Transformation and Scholarly Inquiry
This stream invites submissions on topics including (but not limited to) transformation through scholarly inquiry through class experience and experimentation.
We invite proposals for 45-minute sessions in a variety of formats. We encourage submitters to use the format that best suits their purpose, style, material, and expected audience. Formats could include presentations, workshops, storytelling, campfire session, Pecha Kucha, sprints, or others and other combinations.
3-minute “Teaching Bites” sessions
This is an invitation to present your work in just three minutes! This strand invites presenters to share a description of success or failure in teaching practice, a scholarly investigation, highlight informal or formal research findings. Presenters have three minutes and a maximum of three slides.