Wednesday, February 21, 2024
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Dr. Melissa Hills of MacEwan University will give the keynote address "Learning from Ourselves," at the 2024 Trent SoTL Symposium, hosted by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.
The keynote address will be live-streamed via Zoom and participants can choose to attend only the keynote presentation remotely. In-person attendees do not need to register for the livestream. Full-day in-person registration details can be found here.
About the Speaker
Dr. Melissa Hills is a Molecular Biologist and Associate Professor at MacEwan University, an undergraduate university in Edmonton, Alberta. She believes equitable access to higher education is a human right and values Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as a means to respect students’ diverse identities, abilities, experiences, and circumstances. Melissa is actively engaged in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, which she uses to interrogate her teaching practices, amplify student voices, and advance international discourse on student-centered pedagogy. Her past and present projects have explored topics such as UDL in the lab, flexible deadlines, team-based learning, and bridges and barriers to UDL implementation faculty experience.
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