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The Festival of Learning 2016 has ended, it took place June 6–9, 2016. This post-secondary education event hosted more than 400 delegates, offering a variety of session formats, learning experiences, unique spaces, as well as social and networking events. Don’t miss the next Festival of Learning 2018 happening May 28-30, 2018.

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Wednesday, June 8 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Part 1: Creativity, Brain Science and You! Culturing Creativity in your Practice (no matter what your practice is!) (1:00 - 1:45) LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Open Session Limited to 60 Participants (First-Come, First-In)
What does it take to be creative? Why is creativity considered one of the most important skills for the 21st century? How can you foster creativity in your practice as an educator (& in your life-writ-large)? Join us for a lively introduction to the brain science behind creativity, a discussion of the many faces of creativity in educators' practice, some surprising research about creativity, & collegial sharing of creativity practices & tools.

Presenters
Leva Lee, Manager, Professional Learning and Open Education Resources, BCcampus
Gina Bennett, Chair, Academic Innovation and Applied Research, College of the Rockies

Speakers
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Gina Bennett

Academic Innovation, College of the Rockies
Talk to me about academic innovation in all its guises. About Open: Open Texts, Open Data, Open Science, Open source code, Open pedagogy (even though I'm still not quite sure what that is). About developing curriculum & learning experiences for unique groups of people in strange places... Read More →
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Leva Lee

Manager, BCcampus
Talk to me about BCcampus Learning + Teaching and our new Scholarly Teaching Fellows Program; also an online resource we are creating that will bring together information on professional development learning opportunities for B. C. post secondary faculty, instructors and staff... Read More →


Wednesday June 8, 2016 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Grand Villa 2 Ballroom (Second Floor)

Attendees (37)