Learning and Applied Research

 Learning and Applied Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 

Upcoming Events​                             

Professional Development Workshops

January - April 2020
Upcoming dates:

 

  • Feb 27: Faculty and Instructor Roundtable
  • Feb 28: Microsoft Sway, Forms, and Teams
  • Mar 3: Making Learning Visible
  • Mar 17: Diversity Dialogues
  • Mar 18: Pecha Kucha Evening
  • Mar 27: Teaching in Trades: Flipping the Script
  • Mar 27: Podcasts and Screen Capture

Register for workshops 
using our form:

okanagan.bc.ca/tlt

View our workshop 
descriptions 
here

 

Research Innovation Partnerships Expo

May 12, 2020

 


 

okanagan.bc.ca/ripe

 

Learning Week

May 11 - 15, 2020

 

 
 Schedule coming soon...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Announcements

  • On February 18, 2020, builders and educators came together for a workshop that highlighted collaboration opportunities in green construction titled Building net Zero: Constructing Affordable STEP Code Buildings in the Okanagan.
  • On November 1 & 2, 2019, the Let Them Eat Dirt Outdoor Play Conference explored the benefits of nature-based play for children. The event featured keynote speaker Dr. Brett Finlay, author of "Let Them Eat Dirt".
  •  On June 13, 2019, NSERC announced funding for 17 new technology access centres across Canada, including $1.75 M for the BC Beverage Technology Access Centre (BCBTAC) headquartered at Okanagan College's Penticton campus. 

Read more about the The Centre and how it support British Columbia's beer, wine, cider and spirits industries here.
Click here to read the Okanagan College media release.

Applied Research

Upcoming NSERC Funding Opportunities

  • Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants
    Value: $15,000 - 350,000 (depending on phase and maturity of pre-competitive development)
  • The I2I grant is designed to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology transfer opportunities between the college or university sector and a new or established Canadian company.
  • Expressions of interest due in Learning & Applied Research:
    • April 22, 2020 (June 2020 competition)
 

Ongoing NSERC Funding Opportunities

  • Engage Grants for colleges
    Value: up to $25,000
  • Applications deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
  • Notification of decision: 4 to 6 weeks from application date

Please contact Learning & Applied Research with your project idea to indicate your interest in applying for either of these funding opportunities. Support is available to assist you in preparing your funding application.

Learning & Teaching

 



Contact Us

Dr. Beverlie Dietze
Director, Learning and Applied Research
Tel: 250-762-5445 ext. 4528
Email: bdietze@okanagan.bc.ca

Colette Martin
Assistant to Director, Learning and Applied Research
Tel: 250-762-5445 ext. 4736
Email: cmartin@okanagan.bc.ca

Kristen Wiebe
Research Project Coordinator
Tel: 250-762-5445 ext. 4630
Email: kwiebe@okanagan.bc.ca

 

 

 

Visit Our Office
Learning and Applied Research
Research Ethics Board

Office B120 (Business Building)
Kelowna Campus
1000 K.L.O Road
Kelowna, B.C.  V1Y 4X8

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Design Thinking

Tabea Berg
Royal Roads University

Friday, December 6, 2019
1:00 – 4:00pm

Okanagan College
Kelowna Campus

Register by email: 
Learning and Applied Research


Ongoing NSERC Funding Opportunities

Please contact Learning & Applied Research with your project idea to indicate your interest in applying for this funding opportunity. Support is available to assist you in preparing your funding application.