Teaching with Pizzazz! Conference Agenda 2018

Teaching with Pizzazz! Conference
’Building Communities in Higher Education’

6 June 2018

08:15-:0900 Registration & Coffee

09:00-09:15 WELCOME



Dr. David Burns (20 mins)

  • Examining the ways in which better communication between K-12 systems and post-secondary institutions can be fostered.

Nancy Norman (20 mins)

  • Universal design in action, using “Multiple Means” in your classroom

Q&A with David and Nancy (15 mins)


Artur Niziolek, Dailene Parno, Hsiu-Hui Huang, Kate Jenkins, Michelle Robichaud
BSN-AE students, Faculty of Health KPU
(20 mins)

  • Denmark 2018 International Exchange Experience


Ruth Fraser (45 mins)

  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

11:45 – 1:15

LUNCH – “Pizzazz Dollars”
Farmer’s Market (KPU courtyard)
Ricky’s Country Restaurant (Best Western Hotel - beside West Building parking lot)
KPU Cafeteria (In East Building)

Katherine Murray, Life & Death Matters (45 mins)

  • Dying to Know: Developing a Tool-Kit to Help Nursing Students Address Changes in Dying, and to Integrate a Palliative Approach

Christina Page, Leeann Waddington
(45 mins)

  • Supporting Teaching and Learning – building a bridge between faculty development and student learning supports

2:00- 2:20

Tess Kroeker (45mins)

  • Maintaining and Enhancing Resiliency among Nursing professionals in British Columbia

Kaitlin Kozlowski (30 mins)

  • Developing a Community of Inquiry (CoI) in my Classroom; My Experience Using the CoI Framework in an Online Environment.

Dr. Harjit Dhesi (20 mins)

  • Presentation of findings from her research project and recommendations for a mentoring program between faculty and students

3:15- 3:45
Judith Degroot (30 mins)

  • Understanding Dementia - Research presentation

Lee Beavington (20 mins)

  • Embodied & Empowered Learning Communities

3:45 – 4:00 WRAP-UP