Thursday, March 22, 2012

Canadian Learning Commons Conference at the U of C

The University of Calgary is pleased to host the Canadian Learning Commons Conference: New Media, New Fluencies and Life Skills Development: Preparing Learners for the 21st Century on May 7-9, 2012.

The pre-conference workshop on May 7, 1:00-430PM is, Assessing the Impact of the Commons on Learning Outcomes, a workshop led by Melinda Scott, George Brown College.

The main conference kicks off on May 8 with two plenary speakers:
Re-Learning the Commons: From Conceptual Overview to Case Study, co-written by Donald Beagle and Barbara Tierney and presented by Barbara Tierney, University of North Caroline, Charlotte.
Common Ground, Divergent Ecosystems: Mediating New Learning in the 21st Century, presented by Margaret Mackey, University of Alberta.

Speakers from Canada, United States and Australia are coming together to present a broad and varied program of interest to librarians, student learning services specialists and anyone who is working in a Learning Commons environment.

For more information on the program please see the master schedule.

Pre-Conference workshop fee is $75.(Canadian funds)
Conference fee is $275.00 (Canadian Funds)
Conference fee includes Conference reception, two continental breakfasts, conference dinner, and two lunches.

For more information and to register