Lunch and Learn Series & Workshops
Our Lunch and Learn series and other workshops are designed to inspire critical thinking and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Instructors and scholars share information, teaching experiences and resources, thereby fostering thought-provoking discussion. Join us for one of our sessions and gain insight into new ways of teaching and learning. Missed a session? You can access videos from each session here.
Would you like to know how to make your classroom more inclusive for all students? Campus experts in classroom and digital accessibility discuss how to design universal learning experiences that improve learning experiences for all. Gather tips and strategies, engage with others about best practices, and build connections with a community of practitioners.
Challenge the traditional classroom learning environment. This session explores the co-creation of an innovative learning space that blurs the lines between learner and instructor. Discover how a group of students was able to foster a flourishing learning environment and how you can do the same.
Evaluations should not be seen as just another annoying hurdle. Learn more about the trends and opportunities in the world of strategic evaluation in this session. You will gain a deeper understanding of how evaluation can help facilitate progressive change. Speakers discuss the importance of program evaluations in measuring impact and improving current processes.
Are you interested in providing a rich learning experience for your students? This session showcases the collaborative design, development and blended-delivery model of the first-year political science course Understanding Politics. Learn about the challenges, triumphs and lessons learned throughout the formation of this innovative course.
How can we direct campus skills and resources towards bettering the community? The interactive panel of experts featured in this workshop will share insights into their own community engaged learning partnerships across undergraduate and graduate courses. Discover the processes, successes and challenges in co-creating critical knowledge and scholarship within a wide range of course-based community partnerships.
Take part in the ongoing conversation about Indigeneity and its fit in teaching practices. Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Relationships, Dr. Kim Anderson, discusses the benefits and challenges associated with incorporating Indigeneity into Canadian postsecondary curriculum. Learn about the University’s current Indigenous projects and the importance of strengthening relationships with our Indigenous neighbours.