Spotlight on Teaching and Learning Conference

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Welland Campus

Join NC faculty, staff and leading educators from across Ontario to explore strategies that foster creative, collaborative, and applied teaching and learning. From our morning keynote through our interactive workshops, this event promises to inspire new ideas and provoke conversations about the spectrum of educational experiences at Niagara College.

To accommodate teaching schedules, participants may register for single workshops or attend a portion of the Spotlight conference. These preferences can be indicated at the time of registration.

Keynote Speaker in AH 141

Invited Speakers

Ian Tao

Ian Tao (with Avi Hollo and Keith Ellis)
(Co-Founder, CEO of Sesame HQ)
Open Sesame: A tool to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of feedback in labs

NC Speakers

(NC Speaker Biographies)

Alex MacGregor and Giacomo Folinazzo
Second Language Students: 25 Strategies for Busy Teachers


9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Welcoming Remarks
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Keynote Address
Dr. Julia Christensen Hughes
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Concurrent Sessions: NC Speakers
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Applied Workshops

3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Conference Closing


For more information, please contact Sharon Everett by email at

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