Centre for Teaching Excellence

2024 Teaching and Learning Symposium

Capilano University Teaching & Learning Symposium 2024

Nurturing Learning: What Is, What Was, and What Could Be 

Online: April 24, 2024
In person: April 25 & 26, 2024

Call for proposals – deadline to submit: Feb 28, 2024. 


Our theme this year invites us to collectively learn from the wisdom of the past and contemplate the present, to guide us into the future and Illuminating 2030’s three core themes of community, imagination and distinct university experience.

We call on faculty to come together and celebrate, share, and learn from Elders, keynote speakers, and each other as we consider ways to nurture learning for current and future students at Capilano. 

We invite all faculty to submit a proposal sharing how you nurture learning. Deadline to submit: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 

Read more and submit your proposal here

We welcome proposals from individuals, teams, faculty-student partnerships, panels, and community partnerships (faculty, students, and organizations). 

Session Formats: 

  • 5 min Seeding Session 
  • 15 min Table Conversation: Hosting a Table in a World Café Session 
  • 45 min Interactive Workshop 
  • Other?  

We collaborate to address the pressing issues of our time and to imagine new futures through established and emerging bodies of knowledge.” (Illuminating 2030) 

Support for your proposal 

The planning committee’s intention is to create a space for sharing that is accessible to all faculty members and participants. If you are wondering how the theme of the symposium might fit with a teaching and learning activity or idea that you would like to share, an Educational Developer in the CTE would be happy to chat with you. Please book us via this link: http://tinyurl.com/y5cx7492 or email us at cte@capilanou.ca 



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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the unceded sovereign Indigenous Nations of Lil’wat, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm(Musqueam), Shíshálh (Sechelt), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh(Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh).


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