Call for Proposals: Investigating Our Practices Conference

Exchange ideas on teaching in the classroom, curriculum and research at the 16th Annual Investigating Our Practices Conference.

Co-sponsored by the UBC Faculty of Education and the BC Teachers’ Federation, the conference takes place on May 11, 2013 at UBC’s Point Grey Campus.

Teachers, graduate and undergraduate students, and university educators from different educational contexts are invited to attend the conference to share their investigations, understandings and questions around educational practice.

Expect thought provoking discussions in an open and supportive environment. The conference places an emphasis on dialogue among participants and presenters.

Conference Details

The conference takes place on Saturday, May 11, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Neville Scarfe Building at UBC. The registration fee is $25 and $15 for students. Breakfast, refreshments and a healthy lunch are included.

Call for Proposals: Share Your Classroom Inquiries

Conference proposals are accepted in the following areas:

  • the preparation of practitioners
  • the ongoing education of practitioners
  • the focus on classroom practice
  • the context of practice (e.g., social, political and cultural analysis of practice)
  • researching practice (e.g., teacher inquiry/action research)

Proposals for presentations can be submitted online here. The submission deadline is February 26, 2013.

In recognition of the Faculty’s Year of Indigenous Education, we welcome proposals related to this theme. Please contact Tony Clarke at anthony.clarke@ubc.ca if you have questions about your proposal.

Registration Information

For more information about Investigating Our Practices or to register for the conference, visit the conference website or contact Judy Paley at judy.paley@ubc.ca.