The 2018 Digital Pedagogy Institute conference will be held at Brock University (St. Catharines, Ontario) on Thursday August 9 – Friday August 10, 2018.
A partnership between Brock University, the University of Guelph, the University of Toronto Scarborough, and the University of Waterloo, the two day conference will include keynote addresses, presentations, workshops, and digital tool training that focus on the innovative use of digital technologies to enhance and transform undergraduate and graduate teaching.
Faculty, educational developers, librarians, graduate students, and other university personnel are invited to attend and submit a presentation proposal – a 20 minute presentation or a 60 minute interactive workshop – related to one or more of the following conference themes:
- digital pedagogy best practices in the Humanities or Social Sciences;
- digital pedagogy collaborations between faculty, educational developers, librarians, and/or graduate/undergraduate students;
- digital pedagogy collaborations with organizations outside the academy;
- the state of digital pedagogy education in higher education;
- digital pedagogy case studies, including course and assignment innovations;
- innovative new uses for traditional digital pedagogy tools.
Our two full day conference program, displaying presentations and workshops from an array of
faculty, educational developers, librarians, graduate students, and other university personnel
from across North America, is available online at:
Featured Plenary Sessions:
- Dr. Claire Battershill. “Only Connect: Collaborative Pedagogy and the Development of Digital Resources." Simon Fraser University. (https://www.clairebattershill.com/)
- Dr. Jennifer Jenson. “I learned something today: Exploring Pedagogy through the Animated Series South Park." York University. (http://irdl.info.yorku.ca/about/members/jennifer-jenson/)
- Dr. Raymond G. Siemens. "Making Open Social Scholarship Work." University of Victoria. (http://web.uvic.ca/~siemens/)