WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

This year we are offering 3 pre and post-conference workshops, all free! These half-day events provide an opportunity to work closely with local and national leaders in active learning. We limit registration to small groups to maximize attention and time with workshop leaders.

Pre-conference: June 2, 9h30-12h00

  • Workshop #1: A Solution to the Teamwork Challenge: CATME, A Research-Based Tool for Forming and Helping Groups Work Effectively
  • Workshop #2: Learning From Error: Design Virtual Case Studies and Branching Scenarios Using Open Labyrinth

Post-conference: June 4, 13h30 – 16h00

  • Workshop #3 (English and French):
    • Structuring the new Science program to better prepare our students for university – encouraging them to think more like scientists via more authentic lab expériences.
    • Développer le nouveau programme de Sciences de la nature pour mieux préparer nos étudiants à l’université : expériences plus authentiques en laboratoire pour penser comme un scientifique.

To sign-up for a workshop you must first register for our 2021 conference. Once registered you can sign up though the Conference Schedule. Workshop registration


Workshop Descriptions

Workshop #1: A Solution to the Teamwork Challenge: CATME, A Research-Based Tool for Forming and Helping Groups Work Effectively.

Date: June 2, 9h30-12h00

Max: 30 people

Workshop leaders:

  • Matthew Ohland – CATME Project Director, Purdue University
  • Kelly Miller – Harvard University
  • Sidney Omelon – McGill University
  • Phoebe Jackson – SALTISE, John Abbott College
  • Michael Dugdale – SALTISE, John Abbott College

Abstract for workshop 1 available on the Conference site

Intended audience: Practitioners, education staff, and administration from any level who are interested in supporting group work.


 

Workshop #2: Learning From Error: Design Virtual Case Studies and Branching Scenarios Using Open Labyrinth

Date: June 2, 9h:30 to 12h:00

Max: 30 people

Workshop leaders:

  • David Topps, University of Calgary
  • Krista Bulow, Dawson College
  • Catherine Roy, Dawson College
  • Jason Lapointe, John Abbott College

Abstract for workshop 2 available on the Conference site

Intended audience: This workshop is designed for college and university instructors from all disciplines who are interested in teaching thinking and decision making related to open-ended complex problems – ethical dilemmas, clinical cases, etc.


 

Workshop #3: Structuring the new Science program to better prepare our students for university – encouraging them to think more like scientists via more authentic lab experiences / Développer le nouveau programme de Sciences de la nature pour mieux préparer nos étudiants à l’université : expériences plus authentiques en laboratoire pour penser comme un scientifique

Date: June 4, 13h30 – 16h00

Max: 60 people

Workshop leaders: 

  • Sean Hughes, John Abbott College
  • Michael Dugdale, John Abbott College
  • Kevin Lenton, Vanier College
  • Rhys Adams, Vanier College
  • Caroline Cormier, CEGEP André-Laurendeau
  • Veronique Turcotte, CEGEP André-Laurendeau
  • Karl Laroche, Vanier College

Abstract for workshop 3 available on the Conference site

Intended audience: CEGEP Science teachers, science program coordinators, university professors, Science program deans, students (I certainly hope we bring the RAs to the session), lab coordinators