Is There an "R" in Teaching? Is There a "T" in Research?

An academic conference sponsored by Research Advisory Council and Teaching & Learning Advisory Council
University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Campus
May 3, 2011

Conference Details

The theme of this conference is the intersections of research and teaching at the University of the Fraser Valley. As members of a teaching intensive university, instructional and non-instructional faculty, staff and students are often engaged in teaching activities that are propelled by research and/or engaged in research activities that have arisen from teaching experience or inform teaching experience. Questions abound as to how we integrate our multi-faceted responsibilities as educators and researchers.

This conference will address the practical and theoretical responses to the integration of research and teaching in our professional lives.

Types of Presentations

  • Plenary Sessions
  • Concurrent Sessions and Workshops
  • Panels

Plenary Sessions and concurrent session abstracts

1) Yvon Dandurand -
Inquiry-based learning
2) Mark Evered - Experiences as a teacher who researches and as a researcher who teaches. There are strong connections between the experience of students and opportunities to be partners in research.
3) Eric Davis - Supporting teaching and funding research - How senior administration at UFV provides funding for research "in times like these"

Click here for the Conference Program

Feel free to contact presenters for more information!

Session Abstracts

Conference Presentations

Some conference presentations or abstracts are available.  Please take a look below.

Yvon Dandurand - Inquiry Based Learning - PDF PowerPoint

Linda Pardy - If Only the Classroom Walls Could Talk - PDF PowerPoint

Joss Ives - My Classroom: Research-based Pedagogies - PDF PowerPoint

Carl Peters - Image and Text/Teaching and Research - Session summary. Additional documents can be found at the end of the conference program (link above)

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