Festival of Teaching and Learning

The Festival of Teaching and Learning is an annual event where all members of the University of Alberta teaching and learning community can share, demonstrate, explore, and embody the plurality of approaches to university teaching with the goal of enhancing our pedagogies as well as our teaching and learning environments across our institution.

The 2023 Hybrid Festival of Teaching and Learning (FoTL) will take place May 2⁠–⁠4. 

Registration for the Festival has now closed, but the registration for the "Closing Keynote Jointly with ACURIT: AI and Education Keynote Conversation" is still open.

FoTL Closing Keynote Jointly with ACURIT: AI and Education Keynote Conversation*
*Seperate registration link required for this session

Aimée Morrison (University of Waterloo)
Panelists: Ali Shiri (Vice Dean, FGSR & Professor, School of Library and Information Studies), Bishoi Aziz (GSA VP Academic and PhD Candidate in FoMD), and Mandy Penney (CTL Lead Educational Developer, Digital Pedagogies and Access)

This 75 minute session will involve a 20-minute keynote address, titled "Everything I Need to Know About ChatGPT, I Learned From My Students" from Dr. Aimée Morrison (University of Waterloo), followed by a 30-minute panel discussion with AI and digital pedagogical scholars from across the University of Alberta, with time for open Q+A and discussion at the end (c. 25 minutes).

Festival of Teaching and Learning Steering Committee Terms of Reference

Watch the recorded presentations from previous years archived below.

Traditions Re-Imagined Learning, Unlearning,  and Relearning Teaching  Hybrid Festival of Teaching and Learning  May 2 to 4, 2023