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    IL Palooza: easy video creation using Screencast-o-matic
    (2018) Peacock, Kim
    Hands-on workshop with Kim Peacock on the free screencast video making tool Screencast-o-matic. Includes benefits and best practices.
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    Resistance is fertile: productive responses to student pushback
    (2017) Martin, Paul
    When we as faculty members get pushback from students about any kind of innovation, assignment, or teaching choice, we tend to react in a number of different ways. Sometimes we stubbornly carry through with our plan and other times we acquiesce and make changes based on what the students want. In both cases, we often feel resentful or wonder if we’ve done the right thing. In this session, we’ll explore the reasons behind student resistance and how we can place student learning at the heart of how we respond to it.
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    Active learning: what is it and why should I use it?
    (2017) Peck, Carla L.
    CALIBER welcomes Dr. Carla Peck as the keynote speaker. Dr. Carla Peck joined the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta in 2007. Her program of research has two main foci: The first seeks to map the qualitatively different ways that teachers’ and students’ understand key democratic concepts such as diversity, citizenship, and citizen participation in a democracy. The second area of her research is on students’ historical understandings, and in particular, the relationship between students’ ethnic identities and their understandings of history. In 2013, Carla was awarded the Faculty of Education Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Rutherford Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. As Associate Director (Curriculum) Carla is responsible for CTL’s Peer Consultation program, and is available for consultation for other curriculum-related needs as well.