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Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Conferences - Learning Opportunities

Every spring, CETL offers Walls Optional, a one-day conference for faculty and staff focused on teaching, learning, and technology. In addition to Walls Optional, there are many external teaching and learning related conferences.

Due to Covid-19, Walls Optional is cancelled this year. There are several external teaching and learning related conferences being offered online.


May 27, 2020
2020 Online Faculty Conference

NISOD’s annual conference is the “must-attend” event for community and technical college educators!

NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence is the definitive gathering of community and technical college educators passionate about teaching and learning. For 35 years, NISOD’s annual conference has provided faculty, administrators, and staff with the resources, ideas, and solutions that drive excellence in all areas of community and technical college campuses. Come and be inspired by thought-provoking sessions and pre-conference seminars designed specifically for community and technical college educators committed to improving student achievement. With more than 300 sessions in a variety of focus areas and formats presented by your colleagues from across the nation and internationally, you’ll walk away with dozens of ideas you can implement immediately!

As a member college, Camosun employees can register at reduced rates.

Lilly Conference on Designing Effective Teaching

May 28 - 30
Conference website

Synchronous and asynchronous programming includes five plenary presentations, a virtual poster gallery, moderated discussion boards, coffee talk, social hours, and vendor exhibits. Access to content is available through August 31.

Teaching Professor

May 29-31, 2020
2020 conference website

Teachers with a passion for excellence have been flocking to The Teaching Professor Conference since 2003. There’s simply no better place to explore and celebrate the art and science of teaching.

Join roughly 1,000 of your colleagues from around the country for three days of learning, debate, and collaboration. Together, you’ll explore:

  • Recent pedagogical research
  • Innovative classroom techniques
  • The latest technology tools
  • Emerging challenges of a global classroom
  • Proven best practices in teaching

West Coast Great Teachers Seminar

May 4-7, 2021
Honeymoon Bay, BC
2021 seminar website

Learn about and reflect on the teaching challenges faced by educators in post-secondary institutions in this four-day, intensive seminar.

Hosted by Camosun College, this event usually occurs in May, every second year, at the Honeymoon Bay Lodge & Retreat Centre which is located near Lake Cowichan, BC.

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Camosun College Lansdowne
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Victoria BC V8P 5J2
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Victoria BC V9E 2C1
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