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  • Tom Klubi and Laura Ferlito will be presenting the session "The Promoting Academic Skills for Success (P.A.S.S.) Retention Program: Design, Usage and Future Directions" at the ARUCC conference in Vancouver, June 19-22, 2016

  • Tyler will be presenting “Academic Writing Instruction and the Discourse of English as an International Language (EIL): A Comparative Study of Canadian and South African Writing Centres” at the International Writing Across the Curriculum (IWAC) conference in June 2016.

  • Michael Kaler and Tyler will be presenting “‘How’re we doing?’: Assessing the effectiveness of course-specific writing development projects.” at the Canadian Writing Centres Association (CWCA) conference in May 2016.

  • Tyler will be presenting “Social Justice & Writing Instruction in South Africa and Canada: A Case Study in Knowledge Transfer” at the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing (CASDW) conference in May 2016.

  • Tyler Evans-Tokaryk will be Co-Chairing the “Roundtable on Pedagogy in the English Literature Classroom.” 2016 Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE). Calgary, Alberta. May 28, 2016.

  • On May 10th and 11th 2016, the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary hosted an academic conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching. This year’s theme was Exploring Creativity and over 200 participants attended. On May 11th, I gave a workshop presentation titled ‘Using active learning activities to enhance student engagement in a business English program’. This session, which was offered in one of the Taylor Institute’s new Active Learning Classrooms, offered participants the opportunity to participate in one of the game-based activities we used this year in the Department of Management’s Professional Skills Development Program.

  • Tyler presented a paper as part of the “Responsible Action: International Higher Education Writing Research Exchange” panel at the 2016 Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention (CCCC). Houston, Texas . April 6, 2016.
  • Tyler will presented a paper as part of the “Research as Social Action: Situating Critical Discourse Analysis within Rhetoric and Composition Studies” panel at the 2016 Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention (CCCC). Houston, Texas. April 7, 2016
  • Michael Kaler and Tyler Evans-Tokaryk presented "The Fine Art of Curriculum Transformation, One WAC Course at a Time" at the ICWA Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, October 8-10, 2015.
  • Andrew Petersen presented the Programming Course Resource System (C) and Relational Algebra Parsing Tools (RAPT) at ITICSE in Vilnius, Lithuania, July 6-8, 2015.