St. Clair College strives for excellence in program delivery. Our commitment to excellence in teaching and learning promotes the development of our faculty and in turn student success. Based on our mission and vision, a primary focus for all College activities is providing an accessible, dynamic and supportive learning environment. A consistent process of faculty evaluation and professional development provides a strong link that connects the learning needs of faculty to the promotion of professional growth in teaching and learning.  

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

The College is accountable for public funds used to reimburse travel, meal and hospitality expenses. All expenses support business objectives.

Written approval is required before any arrangements are made to registering for external professional development opportunities. If you are seeking reimbursement – advance approval from your Department Chair is required.  Please discuss your professional development interests with your Chair prior to registering for any of these conferences.

Please refer to Policy No: 4.13

Below we have included a variety of professional development opportunities. Clicking directly on each icon will open a link to the official web page. Do you know of a teaching & learning conference that should be promoted? Click on the button below to share, so that we may post on this page.

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HEQCO’s 8th Annual Conference Access in Practice

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There’s no shortage of work being done on access to higher education; Googling the phrase produces 228 million results in less than a second. 

The focus and the theme of HEQCO’s 8th annual conference is Access in Practice: Putting great ideas to work will feature more than 20 sessions and 88 speakers sharing best practices, current research and case studies in effective access and retention initiatives.

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Creative Commons annual Global Summit 2018

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We’re pleased to announce that our 2018 Global Summit will take place in Toronto, Canada from April 13-15, 2018, at the Delta Toronto Hotel. As one of the most multicultural cities in the world, Toronto is an ideal location for this key meeting of the top minds of the field.

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ONCAT Student Pathways in Higher Education Conference

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ONCAT's Student Pathways in Higher Education Conference is an annual gathering of postsecondary education professionals who believe in building an efficient and comprehensive credit transfer system in Ontario.

The conference is a great opportunity to share ideas and experiences among college and university colleagues, and other engaged partners. We thank everyone for their interest and look forward to reviewing your submissions.

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OPEN Education Summit

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The Open Education Summit is a FREE for St. Clair College Staff.  The OPEN Education Summit is a forum for discussing, exploring, and sharing open, online, and technology enabled teaching and learning practices. It is a collaboration between the University of Windsor, St. Clair College, and Lambton College, with support from eCampus Ontario.  The summit brings together faculty, staff, students, and administrators to share experiences, practices, and resources for open and online education.
 

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Mobile Summit is a two-day event held at Centennial College

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Mobile Learning is integrating itself into the educational system. Students are more tech savvy than ever before and handheld devices are becoming more common in the classroom.

This summit will be a learning and sharing platform for educators, administrators and support staff to learn about the value of mobile learning, how to integrate it into the classroom and achieve maximum results with student engagement.

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Advancing Learning Conference 2018

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The Advancing Learning Conference has been the province’s premiere instructional technology conference since the 1990s where educators (faculty, instructional designers, multimedia and graphic specialists) share their direct classroom and faculty support experiences with other colleagues. Learn first-hand from practicing educators about a host of topics related to educational technology, digital tools and digital learning environments, and student engagement?

The Focus is Teaching & Learning and you will hear from experts who are dealing with technology and higher education in Ontario.

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College Association for Language and Literacy

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Our 2018 conference will take place at St. Clair College in Windsor.

The conference begins at noon on Wednesday, May 30, and ends at 1pm on Friday, June 1.

The theme this year is Identity: Who are we? Who R U? Who M I? What is our role in 2018?. 2017 was a challenging year for college faculty so it is our intention to focus on relaxation,  renewal, and togetherness. The CALL 2018 Conference/Retreat is an inclusive and fun professional development opportunity, offering excellent extra-curricular options including a relaxing riverfront walk/run and yoga. Our keynote speakers this year are award-winning journalist Marty Gervais, and head of the college faculty bargaining team, JP Hornick.

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VRTO – VIRTUAL & AUGMENTED REALITY WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO 2018

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A unique, international exhibition, professional conference and solutions-focused symposium exploring arts, culture, technology and science through immersive technologies.  A one-of-a-kind symposium for experiential media and technologies. 

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Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) 2018 conference

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The Call for proposals is now available at https://www.stlhe2018sapes.ca/en/call-for-proposals/. The deadline is 15 January 2018.

The Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) will be held in Sherbrooke from the 19th to the 22nd of June 2018 with the theme "Pedagogical Innovation: Adapting Practice to Evolving Cultures".

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BbWorld & DevCon 2018

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Blackboard World Development Conference

BbWorld helps faculty learn how to integrate emerging technologies that will enhance your teaching and learning experience—connect with today’s students and promote student success. DevCon is for anyone who values the Tech in EdTech—developers and non-developers alike. Come share best practices, network with peers and subject matter experts, and push the boundaries of EdTech with us. Join the brightest minds from Blackboard and our clients—including developers, system administrators, and tech-savvy campus leaders.

Early Bird ends 5/18/18

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