Publications and Presentations

This is a list of peer-reviewed publications and presentations by Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) staff (2014-present). Publications and presentations are each listed by year (most recent first), and then in alphabetical order by first author.

An asterisk (*) denotes collaborating authors beyond TLS.

Publications

2017

*Goudzwaard, M., Finkelstein, A., & *Peterson, R. (2017). LearningOS: The now generation digital learning environment. EDUCAUSE Review. Retrieved from http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/8/learningos-the-now-generation-digital-learning-environment

Samuel, C. (2017). Non-native speakers of the language of instruction: Self-perceptions of teaching ability. The Canadian Modern Language Review, 73(3), 393-417. Retrieved from http://www.utpjournals.press/doi/abs/10.3138/cmlr.2016-0010

*Stix, J., *Gyakum, J., Caissy, K., Steeves-Fuentes, A., Yan, W. W., Roop, F., Vungoc, P-A., Walker, C., Finkelstein, A., & Winer, L. (in press). A new MOOC on natural disasters. Eos.

Syncox, D., *DiGenova, L., *Crump, A., & Winer, L. (2017). Doctoral student success: McGill University’s holistic support model. In L. N. Wood & Y. A. Breyer (Eds.), Success in higher education: Transitions to, within and from university (pp. 343-361). Singapore: Springer Nature. Retrieved from http://mcgill.worldcat.org/oclc/961910222

Weston, C., Ferris, J., & Finkelstein, A. (2017). Leading change: An organizational development role for educational developers. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 29(2), 270-280. Retrieved from http://www.isetl.org/ijtlhe/pdf/IJTLHE2629.pdf

2016

Finkelstein, A., Ferris, J., Weston, C., & Winer, L. (2016). Research-informed principles for (re)designing teaching and learning spaces. Journal of Learning Spaces, 5(1), 26-40. Retrieved from http://libjournal.uncg.edu/jls/article/view/1213/909

Finkelstein, A., & *Goudzwaard, M. (2016). The trouble with learning management. EdSurge. Retrieved from https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-04-08-the-trouble-with-learning-management

Winer, L., *DiGenova, L., *Costopoulos, A., & Cardoso, K. (2016). Addressing common concerns about online student ratings of instruction: A research-informed approach. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 46(4), 115-131. Retrieved from  http://journals.sfu.ca/cjhe/index.php/cjhe/article/view/186112/pdf  

2015

*St-Clair, R., Winer, L., Finkelstein, A., Steeves-Fuentes, A., & *Wald, S. (2015). Big hat and no cattle? The implications of MOOCs for the adult learning landscape. The Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 27(3), 65-82. Retrieved from https://cjsae.library.dal.ca/index.php/cjsae/article/view/3866/pdf_55

Tovar, M., *Jukier, R., Ferris, J., & Cardoso, K. (2015). Overcoming pedagogical solitude: The transformative power of discipline-specific Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs). To Improve the Academy, 34(1-2), 319-344. Retrieved from http://digitool.Library.McGill.CA:80/R/-?func=dbin-jump-full&object_id=134040&silo_library=GEN01

2014

*Fovet, F., *Jarrett, T., *Mole, H., & Syncox, D. (2014). Like fire to water: Building bridging collaborations between disability service providers and course instructors to create user friendly and resource efficient UDL implementation material. Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 7(1), 68-75. Retrieved from https://celt.uwindsor.ca/ojs/leddy/index.php/CELT/article/view/3999/3263

Slapcoff, M., & *Harris, d. (2014). The Inquiry Network: A model for promoting the teaching-research nexus in higher education. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 44(2), 68-84. Retrieved from http://journals.sfu.ca/cjhe/index.php/cjhe/article/view/183763/185199

*Zawati, M., *Cohen, E., *Parry, D., *Avard, D., & Syncox, D. (2014). Ethics education for clinician-researchers in genetics: The combined approach. Applied & Translational Genomics, 4, 16-20. Retrieved from  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4745368/

Presentations

2017

Ferris, J., Finkelstein, A., & Samuel, C. (2017, May). Réinvention des espaces d’enseignement et d’apprentissage : principes issus de la recherche. Paper presented at the meeting of the 85e Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), Montreal, QC.

Ferris, J., Samuel, C., & Tovar, M. (2017, June). A multi-pronged approach to supporting faculty implementing peer assessment in their classes. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Annual Conference, Halifax, NS.

Finkelstein, A. (2017, June). Next-generation learning spaces: Supporting active learning anywhere. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Annual Conference, Halifax, NS.

Finkelstein, A., & Ferris, J. (2017, June). Redesigning teaching and learning spaces as improved gateways to learning. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Annual Conference, Halifax, NS.

Fletcher, J., & Maratta, D. (2017, July). Faculty development and Brightspace: Hosting a webinar seriesPaper presented at the meeting of Desire2Learn (D2L) Fusion Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Fletcher, J., Winer, L., *Campbell, A., & *Piggott, A. (2017, May). Addressing equity issues in course evaluations: What McGill is doing. Paper presented at the meeting of the Windsor-Oakland International Teaching and Learning Conference, Windsor, ON.

*Frazee, R., Finkelstein, A., & *Long, P. (2017, February). LSRS 2.0 and FLEXspace 2.0: Next generation tools for learning space planning. Paper presented at the meeting of EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, Houston, TX.

*Goudzwaard, M., Finkelstein, A., & *Peterson, R. (2017, February). Designing next gen digital learning environments. Preconference workshop presented at the meeting of EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, Houston, TX.  

Orjuela-Laverde, M., *Chen, L. R., *Mydlarski, L., & Winer, L. (2017, July). Changing teaching and learning practices in the Faculty of Engineering: A case study on the challenges and rewards of the eLATE experience. Paper presented at the meeting of the Primer Encuentro Latinoamericano de Ensenanza-Aprendizaje en Educacion Superior, Barranquilla, Colombia.

Orjuela-Laverde, M., *Yargeau, V., & *Smilovic, M. (2017, July). Engaging students in a non-technical engineering course through active learning strategies : An exploratory case study. Paper presented at the meeting of the Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES), Bogotá, Colombia.

Winer, L., & Finkelstein, A. (2017, February). Reframing the concept of innovation in higher education. Paper presented at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), Houston, TX.

2016

*Crump, A., & Syncox, D. (2016). McGill’s grad orientation re-vamp. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS), Toronto, Canada.

Finkelstein, A. (2016, October). Designing a comprehensive faculty development program to support innovative learning spaces. Poster presented at the meeting of EDUCAUSE, Anaheim, CA.

Finkelstein, A. (2016, February). Leading change with learning spaces. Paper presented at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Finkelstein, A. (2016, February). Next-generation learning spaces: Supporting active learning anywhere. Poster presented at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Finkelstein, A. (2016, February). Pop-up think tank: Blending with MOOCs. Preconference workshop presented at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Finkelstein, A., *Salisbury, A., *Goudzwaard, M., & *Marian, D. (2016, October). Blending with MOOCs: How multiple institutions are using MOOCs to improve residential education. Paper presented at the meeting of EDUCAUSE, Anaheim, CA.

Fletcher, J., & Maratta, D. (2016, July). Not just a content tool: Helping instructors engage with Brightspace. Paper presented at the meeting of Desire2Learn (D2L) Fusion Conference, Washington, D.C.

*Joosten, T., Finkelstein, A., *Brown, M., & *O’Heron, T. (2016, October). Seeking evidence of impact: Methodologies in teaching and learning. Paper presented at the meeting of EDUCAUSE, Anaheim, CA.

*Lombardi, P., Finkelstein, A., *McDermott, B., *Flowers, T., *Bruenjes, L., & *Sible, J. (2016, October). Active teaching and learning spaces: Design, technology, outcomes and support. Preconference workshop presented at the meeting of EDUCAUSE, Anaheim, CA.

Maratta, D., & *Carver, T. (2016, March). Using Brightspace to design and develop scholarly activities: Successes and challenges. Retrieved from https://www.d2l.com/resources/webinars/using-brightspace-design-develop-scholarly-activities-successes-challenges/

Orjuela-Laverde, M., *Chen, L. R., *Trottier, C., & *Dore, S. (2016, June). Using peer-feedback as a teaching and learning tool. Paper presented at the meeting of Supporting Active Learning and Technological Innovation in Studies of Education (SALTISE), Montreal, QC.

Orjuela-Laverde, M., *Shimoyama, J., & *Fuhrman, C. (2016, June). Using debates to deveop critical thinking. Paper presented at the meeting of Supporting Active Learning and Technological Innovation in Studies of Education (SALTISE), Montreal, QC.

Orjuela-Laverde, M., & Winer, L. (2016, November). Ties that matter: Enhancing STEM education by strengthening social networks. Paper presented at the meeting of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Annual Conference, Louisville, KY.

Samuel, C. (2016, June). Fostering intentional learning. [Webinar]. TESL Ontario Webinar Series.

*Sheepy, E., *Cooperstock, J., & Orjuela-Laverde, M. (2016, June). Encouraging active and collaborative learning in two engineering courses. Paper presented at the meeting of Supporting Active Learning and Technological Innovation in Studies of Education (SALTISE), Montreal, QC.

Slapcoff, M., Tovar, M., *Stockley, D., *Fostaty-Young, S., & *McDonald, J. (2016, June). Rethinking course design support for instructors: Multiple perspectives and approaches. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), London, ON.

Winer, L., & *Ellis, D. (2016, November). Course evaluations as organizational development levers: Changing the conversations. Paper presented at the meeting of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Annual Conference, Louisville, KY.

2015

Finkelstein, A. (2015, June). Leading change with learning spaces. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Finkelstein, A. (2015, June). Teaching and learning experiences in active learning classrooms. Paper presented at the meeting of EdMedia, Montreal, QC.

Finkelstein, A. (2015, February). Evaluating educational initiatives. Paper presented at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Finkelstein, A. (2015, February). Faculty development and learning spaces. Paper presented at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Finkelstein, A. (2015, February). How do you flip a course with 600 students? Paper presented at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Finkelstein, A. (2015, February). Learning spaces: Tackling the burning questions. Paper presented at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Finkelstein, A., *Kim, J., & *Collier, A. (2015, October). What is the campus-based higher education experience of tomorrow? Paper presented at the meeting of EDUCAUSE, Indianapolis, IN.

Finkelstein, A., Walker, C., & Roop, F. (2015, June). Transforming face-to-face on-campus courses into MOOCs: Challenges and opportunities. Paper presented at EdMedia, Montreal, QC.

Finkelstein, A., & Winer, L. (2015, October). Bigger can be better: Designing large classrooms to support active learning. Preconference workshop presented at the meeting of EDUCAUSE, Indianapolis, IN.

Orjuela-Laverde, M., & Winer, L. (2015, November). Reflective change: STEM professors’ instructional evolution in action. Paper presented at the meeting of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Samuel, C. (2015, May). Routes of Writing: Capitalizing on faculty members’ writing experiences to motivate student writing. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Writing Centres Association (CWCA) Annual Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Samuel, C. (2015, March). L2 faculty give voice to their teacher sense of efficacy. [Round table.] Paper presented at the meeting of the TESOL Annual Convention, Toronto, ON.

Slapcoff, M. (2015, February). Students thinking like researchers: A framework for educational developers. Paper presented at the meeting of the Educational Developers Caucus (EDC), Windsor, ON.

*Verret, J., Orjuela-Laverde, M., & *Kietzig, A. M. (2015, June). I flipped my tutorials : A case study of implementing a variety of active learning strategies in an engineering course. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA), Hamilton, ON.

*Verret, J., Orjuela-Laverde, M., & *Kietzig, A. M. (2015, June). The flipped tutorial. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Winer, L., & Orjuela-Laverde, M. (2015, February). Home-grown university-wide STEM initiatives – adapting to local context and culture. Paper presented at the meeting of the Educational Developers Caucus (EDC), Winnipeg, MB.

2014

Ferris, J. (April 2014). Dewey and the Law: The continued relevance of Dewey’s Experience and Education to legal education. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.

Finkelstein, A. (2014, October). Building a community to redesign learning spaces across campus and make them a strategic priority. Paper presented at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Online Fall Focus Session.

Finkelstein, A. (2014, September). Evaluating learning spaces: Pairing the Learning Space Rating System with post occupancy evaluations. Paper presented at the meeting of EDUCAUSE, Orlando, FL.

Finkelstein, A., & Ferris, J. (2014, June). From the classroom to the university learning commons: Principles for learning space design. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Learning Commons Conference (CLCC), Sherbrooke, QC.

Finkelstein, A., Ferris, J., & Winer, L. (2014, June). But what about the campus? The place of physical learning spaces in an increasingly virtual world. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Kingston, ON.

Finkelstein, A., & Winer, L. (2014, September). Active learning anywhere: Designing all spaces to support active learning across campus. Preconference workshop presented at the meeting of EDUCAUSE, Orlando, FL.

*Holeton, R., Finkelstein, A., *Stringer, J., & *Yohe, R. (2014, February). Rating the Learning Space Rating System. Paper presented at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

*Kietzig, A. M., & Orjuela-Laverde, M. (2014, June). Increasing student engagement in class using an open-ended student response system. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA), Canmore, AB.

 Orjuela-Laverde, M., & *Chen, L. R. (2014, June). Peer review as an active learning strategy in a large first year course. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA), Canmore, AB.

Samuel, C. (2014, May). Challenges recruiting junior second language faculty: Potential solutions and possible implications for study results. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, St. Catharines, ON.

Slapcoff, M., *Laver, S., Dobler, E., Tovar, M., *Amsel, R., *Chromik, R., *Cossette, I., *Harris, d., *Hébert, T., *Turner, S., & *Western, T. (2014, October). Engaging undergraduates with research as part of coursework: A cross-disciplinary framework for instructors. Paper presented at the pre-conference of the meeting of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL), Quebec City, QC.

Slapcoff, M., Winer, L., & Dobler, E. (2014, February). Staying the course: Sustaining educational projects in changing times. Paper presented at the meeting of the Educational Developers Caucus (EDC), Calgary, AB.

Tovar, M., Ferris, J., *Jukier, R., & Emmett, K. (2014, June). Overcoming pedagogical solitude: The transformative power of Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs). Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Kingston, ON.

Tovar, M., & Samuel, C. (2014, October). Addressing the challenges of providing meaningful assessment in large classes: A collaborative inquiry at a research intensive university. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL), Quebec City, QC.

Winer, L., *Chen, L. R., & Orjuela-Laverde, M. (2014, October). Enhancing student-centered and evidence-based teaching practices in the Faculties of Engineering and Science at McGill University. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association of American Universities (AAU) STEM Network Conference, Washington, D.C.

Winer, L., Slapcoff, M., & Dobler, E. (2014, November). Leveraging organizational development theory: Faculty developers as change agents. Paper presented at the meeting of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.

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