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Centre for Teaching & Learning

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Centre for Teaching & Learning

Professional Learning Events


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The following is a chronological list of all upcoming events.

* Please be sure to register for events to ensure adequate supplies and refreshments are available.


Special Presentation
with Guest Erica Meiners
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - evening event - time TBD
Bagnani Hall, Traill College

As a renowned scholar in criminalization and incarceration of youth in the U.S., Dr. Meiners will host a series of public talks and workshops focused on activist based pedagogy aim at empowering LGBTQ and racialized youth and their allies. Dr Meiners has developed alternative high school programs and 'communiversities' in Chicago. Various events are scheduled March 28, 29, 30. Please contact Gillian Balfour (gillianbalfour@trentu.ca) for further information.
Please click here to register for this session.

Dr. Nicola Simmons
visiting scholar attending the 2018 Teaching Spa & other TBA events
May 23-25, 2018
Location(s):  TBD

The CTL is pleased to welcome Dr. Simmons on campus this May. Dr. Simmons is bringing a wealth of knowledge about the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and will be here to support the advancement of pedagogical research. Dr. Simmons believes the scholarship of teaching and learning can be the connective glue that brings the two sides of teaching and research together. This can contribute to a culture that values these beliefs and communicates these benefits for the advancement of student learning. Dr. Simmons will be the key note speaker at the Spring Teaching Retreat and will be holding open meetings with faculty and instructors throughout her visit. Dr. Simmons will also be meeting with graduate students are who interested in learning more about action research and SoTL. Please contact Robyne Hanley-Dafoe (robynehanley@trentu.ca) for more information.