Starting Conversations that Matter

  • Sandra P Hirst RN, PhD, GNC(C) Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary
  • Cheryl Jeffs University of Calgary
  • Brit Paris University of Calgary

Abstract

Introduction to the second volume of Papers on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching, Proceedings of the University of Calgary Conference on Learning and Teaching.

Author Biographies

Sandra P Hirst, RN, PhD, GNC(C) Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary
Associate Professor and Director (Brenda Strafford Centre of Excellence in Gerontological Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary. Guest Editor for the second volume of Papers on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching.
Cheryl Jeffs, University of Calgary
Cheryl Jeffs, EdD is an educational development consultant and faculty member at the University of Calgary’s Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, and editor of Papers on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching. Cheryl is committed to excellence in teaching and learning through a range of research-informed programs and initiatives, workshops, consultations, and collaborative projects. With a diverse background in professional development and adult education, Cheryl’s research interests include formative feedback for teaching development, and graduate student teaching development. 
Brit Paris, University of Calgary
Brit Paris, MA is a Taylor Institute research assistant, a PhD graduate student in Learning Sciences at the Werklund School of Education, and the managing editor of Papers on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching. Brit holds a BA in German, a BA (Honours) in Linguistics, both from the University of Calgary, a BEd in Secondary Education from the University of Alberta, and an MA in Educational Research. Her research interests lie in the intersect between language learning, classroom assessment, and student experience.
Published
2017-11-14
Section
Introduction