Summer Session Innovation Fund

Learn from a Leading Light this Summer

Take advantage of these rare academic opportunities. The Visiting Scholars Program brings you prominent national and international scholars. Not only does the program enhance the range and quality of courses and programs offered in Summer Session, it also gives you the opportunity to learn from a leader in a specific academic field of study.

Stay tuned for this summer’s leading lights.

Innovation Fund 2016

Successful Applicant: Emerging Mathematics Instructor Workshop
Led by Darja Kalajdzievska, Department of Mathematics

This workshop was offered to graduate students from across the Prairie provinces who are interested in issues of teaching and learning, and who plan to move into post-secondary teaching positions. The workshop included reading, research, reflection, and writing about issues of undergraduate mathematics education. The students were exposed to a variety of literature from various publications relating to mathematics education, as well as guest speakers who have expertise in the field. The learning environment was interactive, focused on open discussion and group work, and included the opportunity for practice of classroom techniques in front of an audience of peers. Students left the workshop with a deeper knowledge base of theoretical and practical issues of pedagogy and student learning.