Centre for Teaching and Learning

Centre for Teaching and Learning
Centre for Teaching and Learning

Showcase of Teaching and Learning at Queen's

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Sir John A. Macdonald Hall, Room 001 [See Map]

The Centre for Teaching and Learning is planning a Showcase of Teaching and Learning. This one-day event held on Wednesday, May 1 will provide the opportunity for instructors to present their innovative teaching strategies to enhance teaching and learning at Queen’s. It will be a great opportunity to meet with colleagues from across the University and to find out all about the teaching and learning initiatives and innovations that are taking place throughout the institution.

Presentations will be 15 minutes in length (including time for questions).

Registration will open in 2020


2019 Schedule and Presentations

8:00-8:30am   Registration (Refreshments provided)    
8:30-8:45am   Welcome and Introduction Jill Scott, Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) and Interim Associate Vice-Principal (International)    
A: Developing Skills and Strategies    
8:45-9:00am A.1 Developing Experimental Design Skills: Julia Child or Mission Impossible? | Alastair McLean, Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy, Queen's University; Bei Cai, Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy; Lindsay Mainhood, Faculty of Education Watch Video of Presentation PPT, 934 KB
9:00-9:15am A.2 Teaching Skills to First-Year Law Students: Challenges and Successes | Hugo Choquette, Katherine Prescott, Heather Cole, Erik Knutsen, Faculty of Law Watch Video of Presentation PPT, 11.4MB
9:15-9:30am A.3 Culture of Learning Initiative in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies | Anna Walczak and Jacob Bonafiglia, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Watch Video of Presentation PPT, 15.3MB
9:30-9:45am A.4 The Art of Romance | Emma Peacocke, Department of English Language and Literature; Heather Parker, Agnes Etherington Art Centre Watch Video of Presentation PPT, 7.4MB
9:45-10:00am A.5 Analyzing Popular Music Charts for Gender and Race Representation: What can Internet chatter tell us about cultural messaging? | Robbie MacKay, Dan School of Drama & Music Watch Video of Presentation PPT, 925KB
10:00-10:30am   NETWORKING BREAK    
B: Supporting Student Engagement    
10:30-10:45am B.1 Making Pre-Class Readings into a Community Learning Experience | James Fraser, Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy Watch Video of Presentation PPT, 12.2MB
10:45-11:00am B.2 Development of a New Field Exercise for Experiential Learning in Coastal Engineering | Ryan Mulligan, Civil Engineering   PPT, 4.5MB
11:00-11:15am B.3 Could you repeat that? How to Correct Mistakes in the Speech of Student Language Learners | Michael Reyes, French Studies   PPT, 6.8MB
11:15-11:30am B.4 Freedom and Flexibility in a Final Project: The Unessay | Kate Rowbotham and Scott Whetstone, Smith School of Business   PPT, 8.1MB
11:30-11:45am B.5 The Possible Learning and Teaching Benefits of Short Mind-Calming Exercises in Undergraduate Courses | Paul Grogan, Department of Biology   PPT, 18.5MB
11:45-12:00pm B.6 From the Bay City Rollers to One Direction: Using the “Reverse ICE” Approach in a Gender and Popular Music Seminar | Kip Pegley, Dan School of Music   PPT, 7.5MB
12:00-1:00pm   LUNCH    
C: Indigenization and Diversity in the Classroom    
1:00-1:15pm C.1 Crafting DEVS 220 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies online | Ian Fanning, Development Studies and Toni Thornton, Arts and Science Online   PPT, 718KB
1:15-1:30pm C.2 Approaching Theatre Histories: Towards Indigenizing and Decolonizing Through ‘Meta-Micro-History’? | Kelsey Jacobson, Dan School of Music   PPT, 19.4MB
1:30-1:45pm C.3 Etuaptmumk: From Framework to Praxis in Mining Education at Queen's | Anne Johnson, Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining   PPT, 2.8MB
1:45-2:00pm C.4 Incorporating Mindfulness into Pedagogy for the Benefit of Diverse Classrooms | Alyssa Foerstner, Student Academic Success Services; and Agnieszka Herra, Student Academic Success Services and Queen's University International Centre   PPT, 113KB
D: Student Inquiry    
2:00-2:15pm D.1 Stimulating selflessness: Learning to Serve through Inquiry (LSI) in higher education | Suparna Roy, Faculty of Education   PPT, 8.9MB
2:15-2:30pm D.2 Promoting Student Inquiry:  In defense of the good in stodgy traditional pedagogies | David Parker, Department of History   PPT, 5.1MB
2:30-3:00pm   NETWORKING BREAK    
E: Course Design    
3:00-3:15pm E.1 Encouraging Reflection and Revision in First-Year English: An Online Module | Katie Alyssa Hunt (CAR) and John Pierce, Department of English   PPT, 9.9MB
3:15-3:30pm E.2 The Upside of Teaching: Finding Success in Failure | Lisa F. Carver, Sociology; and Catherine Donnelly, School of Rehabilitation Therapy   PPT, 8.3MB
3:30-3:45pm E.3 Developing a Model for Academic Writing Support Considering the Perspectives of Doctoral Students and their Supervisors at Queen’s University | Shikha Gupta and Atul Jaiswal, School of Rehabilitation Therapy   PPT, 431KB
3:45-4:00pm E.4 Moving from Teacher-Centered to Student Centered Learning | Robert (Bob) Ross, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies   PPT, 2.2MB
4:00-4:15pm E.5 Turning Stats Upside Down: Creating a Flipped Classroom for introductory statistics for multiple disciplines | Bill Nelson, Department of Biology    
4:15-4:30pm   WRAP-UP