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Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning

May 1st and 2nd, 2019

Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building

Dalhousie University


"Diving Deep: Engaging Students Through Active Learning"

Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning
May 1st & 2nd, 2019
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sara Harris

"Finding Our Ways to Active Learning"
May 1, 2019
Dr. Sara Harris is Professor of Teaching in the department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Associate Dean Academic for the Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia (UBC), and a 3M National Teaching Fellow. 

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Teri Balser

"Active learning takes active teaching – reducing resistance by managing risk?"
May 2, 2019
Dr. Teri Balser is Provost and Vice President Academic at Dalhousie University, and a Principal Fellow of the U.K.-based Higher Education Academy. In addition to recognition as an accomplished international research scholar, Dr. Balser has received numerous accolades for ther teaching accomplishments.

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Pre-Conference Science Teaching Workshop
April 30, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

"Making Space for Questioning"
Join us for a full-day workshop where we practice, share, and develop strategies for active learning through questioning in our science classrooms. While giving you the opportunity to work with examples from your own and others’ university science teaching, we’ll explore how asking and answering questions can help our students build their confidence and independence, as well as develop a deeper understanding of science. 

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