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2020
Tuesday, February 18th
8:00 AM

REGISTRATION and COFFEE

Sponsored by TPC Committee

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

WELCOME

Welcome from TRU Elder, TRU President and TPC Chairs

OM 3732

8:30 AM - 8:50 AM

8:50 AM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: New Decade: New Words in Teaching & Learning Practices

Dorothy Christian

OM 3732

8:50 AM - 9:50 AM

10:00 AM

Exploring High Impact Practice through an International Field School Lens

Karen Densky, Thompson Rivers University
Karie Russell, Thompson Rivers University
Sarah Hall, Thompson Rivers University
Aaron Karcz, Thompson Rivers University
Katherine Watmough, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3772

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

How Can We Help?

Elizabeth Templeman, Thompson Rivers University
Shyann Vosper, TRU
Susan Butland, TRU

OM 3782

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

Open a new door to activities in critical analysis – engage your learners through images

Marie Bartlett, Thompson Rivers University
Terryl Atkins
Thomas Sandhoff

OM 3632

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

Partners in Transformation: TRU Stories from the Intercultural Ambassadors Program

Amie McLean Ph.D., Thompson Rivers University
Harminder Padda, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3741

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

Using H5P to create interactive instructional videos

Riley J. Petillion

OM 3612

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

10:45 AM

COFFEE BREAK

Sponsored by TPC Committee

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

POSTER: 2020 Vision: My, How We've Grown!

Erin May, Thompson Rivers University
Shane Neifer, Thompson Rivers University
Elizabeth R. Rennie, Thompson Rivers University
Julia Wells, Thompson Rivers University

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

POSTER: A Teaching Toolbox for Understanding Urban Wetlands

Susan E. Purdy Ms, TRU

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

POSTER: All About EdTech at TRU

Brenna Clarke Gray, Thompson Rivers University
Jamie Drozda, Thompson Rivers University

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

POSTER: Factors Affecting Learning Gains among Students in Microbiology Class: A Preliminary Study between a U.S. Community College and a Canadian Comprehensive University

Archana Lal
Ann Cheeptham

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

POSTER: Helping ESL Students with Open Access English Learning Resources

Jim Hu, Thompson Rivers University
Lesley Chen, Thompson Rivers University

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

POSTER: How do Undergraduate Students Choose Elective Courses? The Role of Course Characteristics

Ehsan Latif, Thompson Rivers University
Stan Miles, Thompson Rivers University

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

POSTER: Why Your Students Struggle With Assignments

Carolyn Ives, Thompson Rivers University
Jenna L. Goddard, TRU

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

11:10 AM

Great Moments in Teaching & Learning—from the Students’ Perspective

Elizabeth Templeman, Thompson Rivers University
Julianna Bissonnette, TRU
Narain Spolia, TRU
Tim Burris, TRU
Brandon Hayashi, TRU
Isla Adderson, TRU
Alex Parobec, TRU

OM 3782

11:10 AM - 11:50 AM

Introductory Course in International Business: Increasing Students Global Awareness and Knowledge Map Assignment = 95% Success Rate

Paul Clark

OM 3741

11:10 AM - 11:50 AM

Photo voice as a Pedagogical and Authentic Assessment tool: Insights from teaching International Social Work at Thompson Rivers University

Bala Nikku Dr, bnikku@tru.ca
Terryl Atkins, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3612

11:10 AM - 11:50 AM

Pulling Apart, Weaving Together: Pedagogical Considerations for Facilitating White Poor and Working Class Student Engagement in Anti-Oppressive Learning Opportunities

Amie McLean Ph.D., Thompson Rivers University

OM 3772

11:10 AM - 11:50 AM

Transformative Curriculum Design through OER Creation: Reports on a Pilot Project

Carolyn Ives, Thompson Rivers University
Marie Bartlett, Thompson Rivers University
Brenna Clark Gray, Thompson Rivers University
Catharine Dishke Hondzel, Thompson Rivers University
Kara Loy, Thompson Rivers University
Matthew Stranach, Thompson Rivers University
Doug Reid, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3632

11:10 AM - 11:50 AM

11:50 AM

LUNCH

Sponsored by TPC Committee

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

11:50 AM - 12:35 PM

12:40 PM

Blogging Through Failure: Public Accountability and Personal Growth

Brenna Clarke Gray, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3632

12:40 PM - 1:20 PM

Decolonization, Reconciliation, and Indigenization at BC Universities and Colleges

Shelly Johnson, Thompson Rivers University
Sharon McIvor LLB, LLM, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

OM 3741

12:40 PM - 1:20 PM

Exploring "HIPS, Caps, and Big Ideas" as part of the GE Model

Susan Purdy, TRU
Catharine Dishke Hondzel, TRU
Alana Hoare, TRU
Lian Dumouchel, TRU

OM 3772

12:40 PM - 1:20 PM

Using Visual Aids to Support Learning of Abstract Concepts in Academic Writing

Jack Massalski, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3612

12:40 PM - 1:20 PM

1:25 PM

Apology Dice - collaborative conversation about reconciliation

Clement Yeh, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3741

1:25 PM - 2:05 PM

Becoming critically reflective teachers

Bala Nikku, Thompson Rivers University
Melba D'Souza, Thoompson Rivers University
Cael Field, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3612

1:25 PM - 2:05 PM

Drive Across the World: An Intercultural Game

Hilda Freimuth

OM 3772

1:25 PM - 2:05 PM

Reflecting on and Showcasing TRU OER Development Projects

Joe Dobson, Thompson Rivers University
Christine Miller, Thompson Rivers University
Dan Thompson, Thompson Rivers University
Jamie Noakes, Thompson Rivers University
Renee Anderson, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3632

1:25 PM - 2:05 PM

Self-study of Teacher Education Practices (S-STEP) and the Critical Friend

Edward (Ted) R. Howe PhD, Thompson Rivers University
Georgann Cope-Watson, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3782

1:25 PM - 2:05 PM

2:10 PM

Co-teaching: a model for enriching students' learning

Carol Rees
Rupinder Kaur, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3612

2:10 PM - 2:50 PM

HITS in Postsecondary Education: Food Sustainability Project through Service Learning

Saskia Stinson

OM 3741

2:10 PM - 2:50 PM

Indigenous University Student Persistence: Supports, Obstacles, and Recommendations

Patrick Walton, Thompson Rivers University
Mike Arnouse
Natalie Clark, Thompson Rivers University
Kristen Hamilton, Thompson Rivers University
Tina Matthew, Thompson Rivers University
Paul Michel, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3632

2:10 PM - 2:50 PM

Think Global, Act Local - Responding to Sexualized Violence on Our Campus

Kate Cairnie, Stopping the Violence Counsellor, Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre
Amber Huva, Sexualized Violence Prevention & Response Manager, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3772

2:10 PM - 2:50 PM

Video Assignments: Assessing Learning without papers

Jay Goddard, Thompson Rivers

OM 3782

2:10 PM - 2:50 PM

2:55 PM

1 - A Blended Approach to Health and Healing: Results from a Case Study

Melba D'Souza, Thoompson Rivers University
Matthew Stranach, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3612

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

1 - Basic Online Accessibility

Carol Sparkes, TRU
Carolyn Teare, TRU

OM 3772

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

1 - Implications of TRU Global Competence Model on Beijing Vocational Colleges

Anne (Liu) Yang

OM 3741

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

1 - The Impact of class attendance on student performance at TRU

Ehsan Ahmed Dr, Thompson Rivers University
Jabed Tomal
Musfiq Rahman

OM 3782

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

1- Mindful Leadership in the Classroom and Unconscious Bias

Monica J. Sanchez-Flores Dr., Thompson Rivers University

OM 3632

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

2 - Engaging across disciplines – Transformative education in the human services

Lorry-Ann Austin, Thompson Rivers University
Tanya Pawliuk, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3782

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

2 - Inspiration: Fire On The Mountain

Jason A. Bermiller Mr.

OM 3772

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

2 - Using H5P in moodle to Increase Student Engagement and Participation

Tory Anchikoski, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3632

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

2 - What is a Postdoc Anyway? Another side of research and teaching at TRU

Josie V. Vayro PhD, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3612

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

3 - Academic Integrity, Then and Now

Jenna L. Goddard, TRU
Nancy Flood, Thompson Rivers University
Elizabeth R. Rennie, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3772

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

3 - Content and Context for Affective Learning: the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a Thematic Framework for a first-year science curriculum

W. Stephen McNeil, University of British Columbia
Tamara Freeman, University of British Columbia
Riley J. Petillion, University of British Columbia

OM 3612

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

3 - Engaging EAL (English as an Additional Language) Learners with Movie Scenes and Dialogues

Jason Ji, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3632

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

3 - From an elective course to a lifelong discourse: insights from teaching SOCW4800 International social work at Thomson Rivers University

Bala Nikku Dr, School of Social Work and Human Service, Thompson Rivers University

OM 3782

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

3 - Learning how to Learn as a Contributor to First-year Student Retention

Lindsey McKay, TRU
Joel Wood, TRU
Gina Dillon, TRU
Nancy Carson, TRU
Mark Adam, TRU

OM 3741

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM

3:40 PM

Panel Discussion and Social With Wine and Cheese

Sponsored by TPC Committee

Law Atrium (3rd Floor Old Main)

3:40 PM - 4:30 PM