University of Saskatchewan

The Learning Commons

Conference Schedule CLCC-2009 The 4th Annual Canadian Learning Commons Conference
June 11-13, 2009 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan



Conference Program CLCC4 U of S Campus Map  [pdf]
Last updated: June1, 2009
  Thursday, June 11
12:30-1:00 Registration Rm. G3 Murray Library
1:00-4:30 Pre-conference Workshop on Marketing of Programs
 Professor Barbara Phillips, Edwards School of Business, U of S
Rm. 102 Murray Library
4:30-5:30 Wine & Cheese Reception The Faculty Club
  Friday, June 12
8:00-9:00 Registration & Breakfast Rm. G3 Murray Library
9:00-9:15 Welcome Address
Dr. Ernie Barber, Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning, U of S
Neatby Timlin Theatre, 241 Arts
9:15-10:30 Keynote Address
Neatby Timlin Theatre, 241 Arts
10:30-10:45 Nutrition Break Neatby Timlin Theatre, 241 Arts
10:45-11:30 Session: Collaborative Partnerships and the Evolution of the U of S Assistive Technology Program
 Chasity Berast, Disability Services for Students Assistive Technology Coordinator, U of S
Neatby Timlin Theatre, 241 Arts
11:30-1:00 Poster Presentations & Lunch The Murray Learning Commons 
1:00-2:00 Panel Presentation: Community Service-Learning and PAL Peer Mentors
Isaac Bond, Kristin Saxinger, Victoria Rideout - U of S ULC PAL Peer Mentors
Rm. 103 Physics Building
2:00-2:50 Pecha Kucha Session on Learning Technologies Rm. 103 Physics Building
2:50-3:00 Grab-and-go snack Rm. 103 Physics Building
3:00-3:45 Session: Best Practices from Across the Nation: Academic Support of Aboriginal Students
Angus Sanderson, Aboriginal Student Centre, U of S; Brian Gallagher, Aboriginal Student Activity Centre, SIAST Kelsey Campus; Reta Derksen, Writing Centre, First Nations University of Canada
Rm. 103 Physics Building
3:45-4:45 Tours of Learning Commons spaces on campus The Library Branches
5:00-6:00 Cocktails (cash bar) Marquis Hall
6:00-8:00 Banquet Marquis Hall
  Saturday, June 13
8:00-8:30 Breakfast Rm. 103 Physics Building
8:45-9:30 Roundtable Discussions (Speed Updating) Rm. 103 Physics Building
9:30-10:15 Session: Internationalization of Learning Commons
Stuart von Wolff, Global Commons Liaison Librarian; Derek Tannis, International Student Office Coordinator; Melissa Diehl, Graduate Student, MA History; Gina Koehn, University Learning Centre Program Director for Learning Support, U of S
Rm. 103 Physics Building
10:15-10:30 Nutrition Break Rm. 103 Physics Building
10:30-11:30 Session: Learning Communities: Partnership, Mentorship and Collaboration
Erin Delathouwer, University Learning Centre Learning Communities Coordinator, U of S
Rm. 103 Physics Building
11:30-12:00 Wrap-up Rm. 103 Physics Building
12:00-1:00 Boxed lunch & discussion of next year's conference and directions for Canadian Learning Commons Rm. 103 Physics Building