Thursday July 13th 2023

8:30 - 9:15 Registration - Hot breakfast provided!
09:15 - 9:45 Opening Remarks and Presentation by Joe Kim
9:45 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 12:00 *Workshop Session 1
12:-00 - 13:30 Lunch break - Sandwhich lunch provided
13:30 - 15:30 *Workshop Session 2
15:30 - 19:00 Break
19:00 - 20:00 Appetizers and Mingle
20:00 Public Lecture: Andy Butler - Title TBA


 *Workshops are by registration only. See below for workshop details

Friday July 14th 2023

8:30 - 9:15 Registration - Hot breakfast provided!
09:15 - 09:30 Opening Remarks
09:30 - 10:30 Talk 1: Elizabeth Canning - Instructors as meaning-makers: Gowth mindset messages that support stigmatized students
10:30 - 11:00 Data Blitz Mini Presentations
11:00 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:30 Talk 2: Karl Szpunar - Applying the Science of Learning to Unconstrained Virtual Environments
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch & Posters - Hot lunch provided!
14:00 - 15:00 Talk 3: Irina Ghilic & Amy Pachai - The backstage of education: How non-teaching roles translate cognitive science research into effective learning experience design
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 16:30 Panel Discussion - How is ChatGPT going to change how we teach and learn?
16:30 Closing Remarks


Workshop Information

Attendees who register for workshops will participate in a joint morning session facilitated by Joe Kim. We will then break into smaller groups for 2 workshop sessions. All workshops will be availble for both sessions, however, there are separate options for in-person and online. Please note: Workshops are offered only in-person or only online. We will not be able to accommodate online workshops for those who are attending the day in-person. 

Please see the workshop titles and schedule below. For more detailed information, please see the Workshop page under the About Tab.

NOTE: You will be asked to pick your specific workshops and times when registering.

All online workshops will be delivered through Zoom. If you are attending the online workshops, you will receive links a day or two before the conference. 


In-Person Workshops

(1) Applying positive psychology within and outside the classroom - Carla Labella

(2) Incorporating EDI principles into STEM education by understanding the importance of privilege, identity and belonging - Imogen Coe

(3) Applying the 7 core skills of digital accessibility for inclusive teaching - Kate Brown & Jessica Blackwood

(4) Creating mental health-positive environments via principles of universal design - Sam Clarke and Sarah Whitwell

(5) Navigating new frontiers: A balance exploration of integrating generative AI into postsecondary teaching and learning - Erin Aspenlieder & Erin Allard


Online Workshops

(1) Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Classroom - Mayu Nishimura

(2) Regenerative learing: From story to micro-intervention, teaching that heals - Deena Kara Schaffer


 Each workshop is 2 hours long. Please have your selections made before you begin registration. 

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