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Queen's University

Centre for Teaching and Learning


Next Showcase is scheduled for May 3, 2016

This popular day-long event is an opportunity to meet with colleagues from across the University and to find out all about the teaching and learning initiatives and innovations that are taking place throughout the institution.




Here is a taste of the presentations from Showcase 2015.

AM.1  Applying an Appreciative Inquiry Process to Course Evaluation in Graduate Planning Education
Heidi Penning, Equity Office and Leela Viswanathan, School of Urban and Regional Planning


AM.2  Teach them how to fish …
Catherine Donnelly, School of Rehabilitation Therapy


AM.3 The Flipped Classroom: An Instructor's Perspective

Brenda Ravenscroft, Faculty of Arts and Science and School of Music

AM.4 What's the Big Deal about Using Undergraduate TAs?
Jill Atkinson, Psychology

AM.5 A Study of Threshold Concepts in the Study of Gross Anatomy
Christine O’Keefe, Biomedical and Molecular Science


AM.6 Inquiry-based Learning in a Second-Year Anatomy Course: A Study of the Four-Year Development of an IBL Curriculum
Alison Michels, Pathology and Molecular Medicine; and Les MacKenzie, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences  


AM.7 Two-Stage Exams: Make your Exams into a Learning Experience
Terry Bridges and James Fraser, Department of Physics


AM.8 Making Meaning in Structured Reading Groups
Andrea Phillipson, Kinesiology and Health Studies


AM.9 The Innovative and Transformative Learning Potential in Community Service-Learning: Insights and sharing from a full-year, 4th year Health Studies course

Janette Leroux, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

PM.1 Emphasizing Problem Solving in a Large Second Year Physiology Class
Brendon Gurd, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

PM.2 Collaborative Documents for In-Class Activities
Brian Frank, Engineering and Applied Science  


PM.3 “My students don’t participate in tutorials”: How Active Learning Classrooms Could Help

Victoria Chen, Centre for Teaching and Learning

PM.4 Promoting Teamwork Skills Using Peer Assessment in Team-Based Learning 
Jenn Stephenson, Drama and Emily Britton, Psychology

PM.5 Developing and Measuring Critical Thinking: What Does it Look Like?
Natalie Simper, Office of the Provost; and Daryl Wilson, Psychology


PM.6 Living Case Initiative
Gary J. Bissonette, Queen’s School of Business


PM.7 Improving Student Performance on Assignments through the ‘Parallel Process'
Richard Ascough, School of Religion


Effective Learning for the 21st Century
Geoff Scott, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education and Sustainability at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and leader of the UN endorsed Regional Centre of Expertise in Education for Sustainable Development – Greater Western Sydney


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