UWinnipeg EL Events


UWinnipeg’s Department of Geography invites everyone to the next public lecture based on the experiential learning of two students abroad. Refreshments will be provided.

When: Wednesday, October 9; 12:30 – 1:20 pm

Where: Room 4CM42


“Monitoring Mangrove Alliances in Fiji Using Historical Data” by Brent Murray
Brent will talk about his research and experience in Australia attempting to map forest biomass in a rainforest.

“Redefining Tourism Through A Rights-Based Approach” by Henok Alemneh
Based on a three-month field placement in New Zealand, and a review of related literature, Henokargues that there is a pressing need to recognize and practically addresses Indigenous human right issues in tourism.


Past Events

Experiential Learning Committee and Affiliates

ELC FALL Meetings schedule: 2018

1) Planning meeting: Friday, October 19, 12:30-1:30 3C12 (with coffee)

2) Conference and showcase afternoon: Friday, November 16, 1-3 3C12 (coffee and light refreshments)

Recipients of Experiential Learning Funding (2018-19) presented their projects and progress, so that colleagues could appreciate the details of particular projects and also gain a sense of the range of projects that fall under the rubric of experiential learning.

The meetings were to bring together any and all interested in experiential learning from across our university, from various disciplines and faculties.

Folks who received notice of meetings have been affiliated in these ways:

  • serving as an active member of the experiential learning committee in past years;
  • serving on the experiential learning award selection committee;
  • applying for experiential learning awards;
  • inquiring about experiential learning developments.

Notice of meetings will be circulated to advise of times and dates to build the community of participants

Engaging Students in a 21st Century Classroom - Webinar, June 14, 2017 

“Wake them up! Engaging Students in a 21st Century Classroom" 
This 60-minute faculty-oriented workshop explored how student-centered active learning approaches can enhance student engagement, success, and retention.

Annual Broad Strokes: Learning Outside the Lines Event - February 17, 2017

This interactive event showcased some of the projects funded through the Experiential Learning fund, as well as included the new call for proposals for the next round of Experiential Learning funding.

ELN presents: Teaching Matters - 2015

Faculty from different disciplines showcased their field school projects and discussed successes and challenges. 

February 27: International Field Schools with Ying Kong and Lenore Szekely (Shanghai Field School) and Gabriel Nemoga (Colombia Field School)
March 11: In-Province Field Schools with Christopher Storie (Churchill Field School) and Judith Harris (Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program)
March 20: Setting up an International Field School 101 with Dean Peachey (Global College)

Download PDF poster here.

Second Annual Broad Strokes: Learning Outside the Lines Event - November 21st, 2014

Once again we celebrated the projects that were funded through this year's Experiential Learning Fund. A video by filmmaker Jonathan Ventura highlighted the various projects as well as the 'aha' moments experienced by faculty, staff, and students as they engaged in these experiential opportunities.View the 2013-2014 EL Fund Final Report[pdf]

 Invitiation to Teach In on Global Citizenship

ELN Presents: A series of teach-ins on Global Citizenship - 2014

Intended as a free, professional development opportunity for high school, university, and non-traditional educators to discuss conversations surrounding the complex and oftentimes contested notion of global citizenship.

Wednesday February 12: Questions on Global Citizenship with panelists Omar Siddiqui, Leslie Spillet, Peter Ives, and Claire Reid  

Second Annual Broad Strokes Event






Wednesday, March 12:

Pedagogies of Global Citizenship with panelists Leah Gazan, Linda Mlodzinski, Yekaterina Shinkaryova, and Ira Udow

Wednesday, April 9: Experience of Global Citizenship with panelists Lloyd Kornelsen, Nina Singh, Dawn Sutherland, and Ruth Taronno

Download the invitation for the March 12th event here [pdf] and the April 9th event here [pdf]


Broad Strokes: Learning Outside the Lines - October 9th, 2013

Broad Strokes was a celebration of the projects that were funded through the inaugural Experiential Learning Fund.  The event was an opportunity to showcase these projects as well as to gather ideas about ways to strengthen experiential learning at The University of Winnipeg.  A video was created to showcase the projects, and feedback collected during the event is being integrated into ELIN's work moving forward.

Click here to download the 2012-2013 EL Fund Final Report[pdf]