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Materials Education Symposium—Speaker Program

2017 Program<br>8th North American Materials Education Symposium<p>Symposium Day One: Thursday, August 24<p>time<p>session<p>8.00 am<p><b>Registration,</b> coffee, and Poster …

Western Canadian Conference on Computing Education (WCCCE 2017), Western Canadian Conference on Computing Education (WCCCE 2017)

‌<p>Join us on May 5-6, 2017<p><b>Location: Great Hall, UFV Student Union Building</b><p>The 22nd annual Western Canadian Conference on Computing Education<b>,</b> in …

TLDG Workshops (Dates & Registration) - ISTLD - Simon Fraser University

SFU instructors can receive grants of up to $6,000 through the Teaching and Learning Development Grants program. The grants are intended to recognize …

Call for Proposals: 16th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning - Teaching and Learning Centre - Simon Fraser University

Call for Proposals: 16th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning: Voices of Diversity and Inclusion: Vulnerabilities, Tensions, and …

Designing for the Blended Learning Experience - Teaching and Learning Centre - Simon Fraser University

Additional information<p>Blended learning combines face-to-face (f2f) and online interaction to create effective, engaging learning experiences. This …

Building Connections: Well-being in Teaching and Learning

There is a great link between well-being and academic success. On March 7, 2017, SFU students, faculty and staff spent a day together at Halpern …

February 2017 - Teaching and Learning Centre - Simon Fraser University

Why Do So Many Women Who Study Engineering Leave the Field?

Engineering is the most male-dominated field in STEM. It may perhaps be the most male-dominated profession in the U.S., with women making up only 13% of the engineering workforce.<p>For decades, to attract more women to the field, engineering educators have focused on curriculum reform (e.g., by …

Sexual Harassment

ISTLD - Simon Fraser University

The Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines (ISTLD)<p>The mandate of the Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in …

January 2017 - Teaching and Learning Centre - Simon Fraser University

DEMOfest 2016: The SFU Experience of Teaching with Technology - Teaching and Learning Centre - Simon Fraser University

Presentations and hosted tables<p><b>10:00 | Tracking Online Learning in Canada</b> <br>Tony Bates, Tony Bates Associates Ltd.<br>Presentation only<p>I will report on two …

[WEB SITE] This Nifty Infographic Is a Great Introduction to Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Therapy

It’s startling to think about how we’ve got a spaceship billions of miles away rendezvousing with Pluto, yet here on Earth there are major aspects of …

Fanuc Arcmate 120i used robot in a spray painting application at EUROBOTS - Rj3iB controller

Induction Motor How it works

Water tower

A <b>water tower</b> is an elevated structure supporting a water tank constructed at a height sufficient to pressurize a water supply system for the …

CombiNorm Centrifugal Pump | Johnson Pump | Product Detail

Horizontal centrifugal pump to EN 733 (DIN 24255)<p>Suitable for<p>Low viscosity, clean or slightly contaminated liquids<p>Features<p>Standardized and modular …

Centrifugal Pump Spare Parts,Centrifugal Pump Bearings Suppliers

The <b>Centrifugal Pump Spare Parts</b>, that we offer, are widely applauded for their abrasion resistance, flawless finish, accurate dimensions and optimum …

Centrifugal Pumps Information | Engineering360

Centrifugal pumps are dynamic pumps which move fluids through a system using one or more impellers. They are the most common type of pump because of …

Sketching in Practice Symposium ~ 2018

The 2016 Festival of Learning: A journey through four days - Teaching and Learning Centre - Simon Fraser University

<i>Ivona Mladenovic (right), a senior lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences, attended B.C.’s inaugural Festival of Learning in Burnaby on</i> …

Wrap-up: 2016 Symposium on Teaching and Learning - Teaching and Learning Centre - Simon Fraser University

SFU's 15th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning was a great success in terms of attendance, content and organization. Presentations centred on …

Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer – Robert Epstein

No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies …

Singularity

Symposium on Teaching and Learning - Teaching and Learning Centre - Simon Fraser University

15th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning: Universal Design for All Learners<p>Pre-Symposium Workshop<p><b>Five Keys to Unlocking Universal Design for</b> …

What happened when a professor built a chatbot to be his teaching assistant

To help with his class this spring, a Georgia Tech professor hired Jill Watson, a teaching assistant unlike any other in the world. Throughout the semester, she answered questions online for students, relieving the professor’s overworked teaching staff.<p>But, in fact, Jill Watson was an artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

How College Students Are Sleeping ... Or Not

Sleep has a big impact on learning. And not just when you do it in class. Sleep deprivation affects memory, cognition and motivation, and the effects are compounded when it's long-term.<p>For those reasons, there's been lots of interest in the education world in studying the sleep habits of children …

College & University

Two festivals of learning in Burnaby - Teaching and Learning Centre - Simon Fraser University

The names are similar and members of the SFU community are helping to organize both events, but two festivals of learning taking place in Burnaby …

STEM vs. Liberal Education: A False Choice

This is college admissions decision season -- a time when many young people have traditionally looked forward to an educational experience quite different from what they had (sometimes just endured) in high school. The days of checking off boxes to prove their worthiness to some future gatekeepers …