LSAC Eastern Regional Conference-New Pathways to Supporting Students: Transforming Academic Learning Support for Changing Times

  • 07 Dec 2018
  • 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
  • Humber College Residence, North Campus – Room T132, 203 Humber College Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario M9W 6V3

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Eastern Regional Conference

“New Pathways to Supporting Students: Transforming Academic Learning Support for Changing Times”

Friday, December 7, 2018

Humber College Residence, North Campus, Room T132.


This theme asks us to consider how new approaches within academic learning support can remain ahead of changing contexts. What are institutions doing, and what methods are being used in academic learning support in relation to: Accessibility, peer mentorship, reducing barriers, and promoting inclusion and equitable education. 

This conference will highlight innovative approaches to supporting learning and academic success for future generations of students and educators.

Conference Details:

8:15-9:15: Registration and Breakfast

9:15-10:15:  Welcome and Keynote

10:15- 3:00: Sessions and breaks

3:00-3:15: Closing remarks

Proposal submissions have closed.  Thank you to those who submitted!  Conference session details coming soon.

About Humber College Campus: 

Humber North Campus is located in the Northwest part of Toronto, within 10minutes of Pearson International Airport. This location is also home to University of Guelph-Humber. Humber College is connected to miles of walking paths through the nature gardens of the Humber Arboretum and cycling paths along the Humber River.  

Conference Location: 

203 Humber College Boulevard,Toronto, M9W 6V3.  Humber Residence, North Campus – Room T132, (labelled T on the Campus Map).  

Driving to Humber College:  

Take Highway 27 or Queens Plate North until you hit Humber College Boulevard. Turn left onto Humber College Blvd. Then, turn left onto Arboretum Blvd. 

On campus Parking

Time Period

Location

Price

North Campus (Pay on Exit)

2 hours or less 

Lots 5, 6, 8, 10 & Garage

$4.00

2-4 hours or less

Lots 5, 6, 8, 10 & Garage

$6.00

More than 4 hours Daily Maximum Thru Midnight

Lots 5, 6, 8, 10 & Garage

$10.00

*Lot6 is the closest visitor's parking lot to the conference location*

Public Transportation

TTC Bus#927 or TTCBus#37 from hotel; TTCBus#927 from Kipling Subway Station

From Union Station: 

Take Line 1 (Yonge-University) towards Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station; change trains at St. George station, (6 stops from Union Station). Take Line 2 (Bloor-Danforth) to Kipling Station (final stop on Line 2). Use the escalators, stairs or elevators on the lower level up to the bus level. Take the 927A, 927B, 927C or 927D Highway 27 Express bus via Humber College. Stop is Humber College Blvd. at Hwy 27. Cross the pedestrian walkway and walk down Humber College Blvd. (approximately 9 mins.) towards Humber College North Campus Residence.

Cab: 

City Taxi: 416.241.1400; Beck Taxi: 416.751.5555

Accommodation:  Woodbine Hotel and Suites 

30 Vice Regent boulevard, Toronto OntarioM9W 7A4; 416-743-9997.  

The Woodbine Hotel and Suites is located at the intersection of Hwy 27 and Vice Regent Boulevard. The hotel is a 5 minute drive from Humber North Campus and a 25 minute trip on TTC Bus#927 Highway Express from Kipling Station, at Hwy 27 and Queens Plate Dr.  

A group rate has been secured for the Woodbine Hotel and Suites.  Applicable Dates: December 6th-8th, 2018.  

Group Code: HUM18 (group code will be available until November 17th, 2018. Please call Woodbine hotel and suites directly prior to November 17th to state the group and select rooms under the group code).  

Room Type & Rates

1.)  Two standard double beds accommodates up to four guest; $95 plus tax.

2.)  Single king room accommodates up to two guest; $90 plus tax.

3.)  Single queen room accommodates up to two guest; $90 plus tax.

Hot Continental Breakfast included: Eggs, Bacon, Toast (white and brown), hash brown, fresh fruit, Muffins, cereal and four different types of juices. 

For More Information on Accommodation & Campus Directions:  

Contact-Nakita Sunar, Learning Support Coordinator; nakita.sunar@humber.ca416.675.6622 ext. 3357 or Stephen Aboagye, Peer Tutoring Coordinator; stephen.aboagye@humber.ca416-675-6622, ext. 3424.

Humber College, On Campus Dining Locations: 

*registration fee includes morning refreshments, lunch and snacks*  

  • Tim Hortons (Full Service)
  • Java Jazz (Coffee Shop)
  • GH Cafe (Coffee Shop)
  • LinX Pub (Smoke's Poutinerie)
  • Food Emporium (Includes Tim Horton's Express, Subway, Pizza Pizza, Teriyaki Experience, Mucho Burrito & many more!)
  • Hawk's Nest (Pizza Pizza, Booster Juice & On The Go)

Off Campus Dining

  • Spotlight Caribbean Kitchen (130 Queens Plate Drive)
  • Bourbon St. Grill (500 Rexdale Boulevard)
  • City South Pizza (106 Humber College Blvd #11)
  • Chop Steakhouse & Bar (801 Dixon Road)
  • Moxie’s Grill & Bar (55 Reading Ct)
  • Sushi House (500 Rexdale Boulevard)

Nearby Attractions

Registration is now open, and can be accessed by clicking the register tab to your left, at a cost of:

  • Members $60
  • Students $30
  • Non-Members $90

Conference Contact

Mona Frial-Brown, Learning Skills Specialist, York University; LSAC Eastern Regional Director; mfrial@yorku.ca; 416-736-2100ext.21048.


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