The Teaching and Learning Support Service (TLSS), in collaboration with the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic Affairs, the Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement, Co-operative Education Programs and the Career Development Centre, is proud to invite you to the fifth annual symposium on teaching and learning coined “Perspective”. This year’s theme highlights the multiple facets of experiential learning.
This symposium will help you become familiar with experiential learning in the university context. Discover how to integrate it into your courses and learn about services that can support you with your experiential endeavours.
Preliminary Program Desmarais Hall, room 4101
8:30 a.m. – Welcome (breakfast)
9:00 a.m. – Welcoming Remarks Aline Germain-Rutherford, Vice-Provost, Academic Affairs Michel Guilbeault, Associate Vice-President, Student Life
9:15 a.m. – Keynote Address: Dr. Robert Shea
Dr. Shea is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University. His research and teaching has embraced career development, experiential learning, higher education leadership and adult education. His most recent research project was a five-year study of Career Integrated Learning that investigates the importance of reflecting on student competencies through curriculum reform. He is a prolific presenter nationally and internationally. Dr. Shea has held multiple senior leadership roles as Director, Dean, Deputy Provost and currently Associate Vice-President Academic and Student Services.
The presentation will be in English followed by a bilingual discussion.
10:30 a.m. – Health Break
10:45 a.m. – Panel: Diversity of Models and Transferable Skills (Bilingual Activity)
Noon – Light Lunch and Networking - Poster Session
1:00 p.m. – Panel: Experiential Learning and Research Activities (Bilingual Activity)