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  • Tyler and Michael Kaler will be presenting “Reading in the Writing Centre: Strategies for Teaching Critical Reading Skills across the Curriculum” at the Canadian Writing Centre Conference in Saskatoon, May 24-25.

  • Tyler and Michael Kaler will be presenting “Assessing Innovative Writing Projects: Criteria, challenges, and opportunities” at the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing/Association Canadienne de Rédactologie (CASDW/ACR) meeting in Regina at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, May 26-28.

  • Michael Kaler, Daniela Janes and Chester Scoville will be presenting “Student Support for Academic Integrity in First Year English Courses” at the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) conference, 19-22 June in Sherbrooke, QC.

  • Dianne Ashbourne and Fiona Rawle presented “What should we be teaching students about the Science of Learning?” at the Educational Developers Caucus 2018 Conference in February.

  • Dianne Ashbourne and Fiona Rawle presented “Layered curriculum maps: An opportunity to reach new audiences” at the Educational Developers Caucus 2018 Conference in February.

  • Dianne Ashbourne and Jessie Richards presented “Straddling the line: Navigating institutional tensions as an early career educational developer” at the Educational Developers Caucus 2018 Conference in February.

  • Andie Burazin presented “When Jay-Z showed up in calculus at 4:44” at ‘Rethinking First-year Experience,’ Canadian Mathematics Society Winter Meeting, Waterloo, December 2017.
  • Dianne Ashbourne and Fiona Rawle presented “Layered Curriculum Maps: A powerful tool for forging partnerships in teaching and learning “ at the Research on Teaching and Learning Conference at McMaster University in November 2017.

  • Tyler and Michael Kaler presented “Supporting the At-Risk Population: Strategies for Teaching Academic Writing in a Program for Suspension & Probation Students” on May 26 2017 at the Canadian Writing Centres Association (CWCA) meeting in Toronto at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

  • Tom Klubi and Laura Ferlito presented 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 presented “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.

  • Tyler presented “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 Co-Chaired 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, Laura Taylor 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 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 

  • Tyler presented “Establishing a Benchmark for Effective Intervention: First-Year Engineering Students’ Writing and Their Perceptions Thereof” at the 2015 Conference of the South African Society for Engineering Education (SASEE). Durban, South Africa. June 5, 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.