Deadline for proposals for UFV's Professional Development Day

28 February 2014 - 28 February 2014
08:00 AM

Deadline for call for proposals for UFV’s Professional Development Day

Sponsored by UFV’s Teaching and Learning Centre

Are you doing something fantastic in your job or in your classroom – please share it!

We invite proposals for active and engaging presentations, hands-on workshops, teaching demonstrations, round-table discussions, or panel presentations for our next Professional Development Day on May 5. Possible topics can include those listed below, but if you have something else you’d like to share, please send it to us. All faculty and staff are welcome to submit a proposal.

Can you share something on:

• Low Stakes/High Stakes Writing Tasks
• The “gameification” of learning
• Teaching creativity
• Nurturing critical thinking and writing in hybrid and on-line courses
• Learning journals
• Using the flipped classroom to increase student engagement with course content
• To Rubric or Not to Rubric
• Smart marking: giving good feedback and efficient feedback on student writing
• Leading effective class discussion
• Capstone Courses / Portfolio Development and Writing
• Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Proposal Format: Please submit a one-page proposal explaining the type of presentation you have in mind, including a brief outline, how much time you require, and how you will engage the participants.

Please send your proposal to Gloria Borrows ( and Maureen Wideman ( by February 28th, 2014.

Call for Proposals



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