Tuesday, February 6
1. “What do you think Experiential Learning is?” - Larry Iles, Career Education
A new BC provincial Matrix on the various forms of Experiential Learning (EL) in the Canadian Post-Secondary System will be presented. Complementing this matrix review will the results of a TRU survey, cataloging the various forms of EL at our institution. If you love the Matrix and Stats-this session is for you!
2. Creating Classroom Environments Conducive to Well-being - Chelsea Corsi, Wellness Centre
The research is clear, student well-being is strongly correlated with academic and personal success. Unfortunately, many students experience overwhelming stress and mental health concerns that can hinder their health as well as their academic performance. The good news is that the classroom environment and the positive relationships faculty can foster with students are a key component in nurturing student wellness. If you are curious about how faculty can cultivate classroom environments conducive to well-being, this talk is for you.