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Call for Proposal: 17th Symposium on Teaching and Learning

March 01, 2019
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The SFU Teaching and Learning Centre invites interactive and innovative proposals from faculty, sessional instructors, teaching assistants, tutor-markers, students, staff, and administrators that demonstrate how your practice, research, or scholarly inquiry relates to the theme of Assessing and Celebrating Teaching and Student Learning.

Submission Deadline: Fri, March 22, 2019
Event Date: Wed–Thu, May 15–16, 2019

Sub-themes and underlying threads to guide the development of your proposal may include, but are not limited to:

Assessing Student Learning 

  • The role and impact of assessment on learning and student success 
  • Assessment and feedback at the course, program and institutional level 
  • Assessment of program and course learning outcomes 
  • Valuing inclusion and diverse perspectives in assessment strategies (e.g., UDL principles) 
  • Integrating digital tools and technologies for assessment 
  • Using the university-wide student evaluation of teaching and courses (SETC) system 

Evaluation of Teaching 

  • Rethinking the institutional, disciplinary and departmental cultures of assessment 
  • Designing effective teaching assessment methods (beyond SETC) 
  • Facilitating formative and summative assessment (e.g., reflective practice, peer observation/review of teaching, etc.) 
  • Exploring ways to review teaching practice that are meaningful to faculty members, tenure and promotion committees (TPCs), and administrators 

Celebrating Teaching 

  • Exploring the institutional commitment to teaching excellence 
  • Approaches to training, recognition, and rewarding faculty who want to improve the quality and effectiveness of their teaching 
  • Assessing the impacts and outcomes of faculty development, teaching dossiers/portfolios, awards, etc. 
  • Leveraging the synergy between faculty members, faculty development, and student learning to influence institutional changes to policy and administration

For complete details or to submit a proposal, please visit the TLC website.

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