Professional Development Days


Assessment Institute



January 5th-6th Schedule

Monday Schedule

Tuesday Schedule







Advisement Institute


January 12th Schedule   

Monday Schedule




Plenary Speaker:

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Dr Richard Gale


Dr Richard Gale is the Provost and Vice President-Academic of Capilano University, British Columbia, and an expert on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) and Integrative Learning. From 2002 to 2007, he served as senior scholar at The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. At Carnegie, he was Director of the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Higher Education Program and also one of the principal architects of the National Integrative Learning Project (ILP). After Carnegie, Dr Gale spent five years at Calgary’s Mount Royal University, first in the capacity of visiting scholar, and then as the founding director of Mount Royal’s Institute for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and tenured full professor in the Department of General Education, before moving on to lead academic operations at Capilano. Read more>>

Teaching, Technology and  Skill Development Days

January 13th-14th Schedule

Tuesday Schedule

Wednesday Schedule

Plenary Speaker:

Copyright & Fair Use:  Myths and Misconceptions Meet Reality

Linda K. Enghagen


Linda Enghagen is an attorney and Professor in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.   An early entrant into distance education, her teaching career began in 1984 when she first taught Engineering Law & Ethics in the university’s video-based distance education program.  In 1990, she became the first woman awarded the Outstanding Instructor Award from National Technological University.  She is also the recipient of three outstanding teaching awards from the University of Massachusetts and taught intellectual property law to design engineers as part of GM’s technical education program. Read more>>