Perspectives on Teaching Conference

The TSC organizes a one-day conference, Perspectives on Teaching, each fall and spring for faculty, staff and graduate students. The conference includes sessions on effective lecturing, innovative teaching techniques, problem solving and self-directed teaching/learning, evaluation methods, grading practices, blended learning and other teaching-related issues.

Upcoming Conference

Spring Perspectives on Teaching Conference

Thursday May 11, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Social Science Centre, Room 2050

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nancy Chick, Academic Director of the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University Chair in Teaching and Learning, and Teaching Professor in the Department of English at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Chick’s keynote "Teaching with Our Signatures: Cultivating Disciplinary Habits of Mind" addresses signature pedagogies in the disciplines, and she will facilitate a concurrent session on the scholarship of teaching and learning.


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Call for Proposals - Spring Perspectives on Teaching Conference

The Teaching Support Centre invites proposals for presentations from instructors at the Spring Perspectives on Teaching Conference, on May 11, 2017. The goal of the conference is to highlight unique and diverse approaches to teaching across the Faculties at Western and explore signature pedagogies in the disciplines. Spring Perspectives on Teaching is a one day conference that has been held at Western for over 30 years and is attended by approximately 300 faculty, staff, librarians, archivists, and graduate student instructors.


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Past Conferences
A collection of slides and video clips from past Perspectives, and a list of past programs.
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