== Call for Proposals ==
2020 Teaching & Learning Symposium
May 4 - 8, 2020
The call for proposals for Capilano's 2020 Teaching and Learning Symposium is now open!

Our annual Teaching and Learning Symposium May 4 - 8, 2020  brings the Capilano University faculty community together to share innovative ideas around scholary teaching and learning, effective teaching practices and resources, research, and the use of educational technologies.

The deadline for proposals is   Mon day, March 23, 2020.

We have 3 session formats this year:
Presentations/Interactive Workshops: 60 or 90 minutes

Present your ideas and engage your colleagues in an interactive workshop. Topic ideas: An innovative approach to teaching, a conceptual tool you found useful, the impact of a teaching approach on student learning, share educational technology tools, interdisciplinary collaborations and more.

Roundtable Discussions: 60 minutes (3 X 20 minutes)

Share teaching and learning ideas in short, but impactful, roundtable sessions. The format is 20 minutes per round repeated 3 times with participants changing tables every 20 minutes.  Topic ideas: Innovative approaches to teaching, new ideas to enhance student learning, experiential learning, interdisciplinary approaches, an area you are looking for collaboration on, etc.
Lightning Talks: 5 slides, 5 minutes

Introduce quick highlights of a teaching practice, research or an initiative you would like to share with your colleagues.

Proposal Review Criteria:
  • Relevance of proposal to teaching and learning at Capilano
  • Relevance to faculty across disciplines
  • Clarity of intended session objectives/outcomes
We encourage all faculty to submit a proposal. Have an idea you want to refine before submitting? Contact us! We are happy to assist. 
The Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) fosters excellence, innovation, and collaboration in teaching and learning by supporting faculty and staff through programming, mentoring, professional development opportunities, and research on effective teaching.