Presentations

Klegeris, A. Instructing introductory pharmacology in large undergraduate classes by using clinical problem-based learning (PBL) cases improves the generic problem-solving skills of students. 18th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, Kyoto, Japan, July 2018.

Wenzel, T.J., Gustaffson, E., Hurren, H., Klegeris, A. Generic problem-solving skills are distinct from the academic ability of students and could be developed through experiential learning. UBC Okanagan 14th Annual Learning Conference “Creating Space for Learning”, Kelowna, BC, Canada, May 2018.

Klegeris, A. Developing and assessing the generic problem-solving skills of undergraduate students. International Conference on Education and New Developments (END 2017), Lisbon, Portugal, June 2017

Klegeris, A. Problem-based learning in undergraduate education. Departmental Curriculum Days, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health & Social Development, UBC Okanagan, June 2017

Wenzel, T.J., Hurren, H., Klegeris, A. Tutor-less problem-based learning: Effects on problem-solving skills in large science undergraduate classes. UBC Okanagan 13th Annual Learning Conference “Engaging Every Learner”, Kelowna, BC, May 2017 Poster presentation

Klegeris, A. Student assessments in higher education. Riga Stradins University, Latvia, May 2017

Klegeris, A. Developing and assessing the problem-solving skills of students. Okanagan Zone Teacher Conference, George Elliot Secondary School, Winfield, BC, Canada, February 2017

Klegeris, A. Hurren, H. Methods for developing and assessing the generic problem-solving skills of students. International Conference on Learning, Teaching, and Student Success (ICLTSS), Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA, November 2016

Klegeris, A. Developing and assessing problem-solving skills of undergraduate students. Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative, UBC, Vancouver, BC, November 2016

Klegeris, A. Problem-solving skills and academic ability as distinct skill sets. Science Centre for Learning and Teaching (SCLT), Faculty of Science, UBC, Vancouver, BC, November 2016

Klegeris, A., Hurren, H. Complementing “flipped classroom” delivery of course materials with problem-based learning exercises. International Academic Conference on Teaching, Learning and E-learning (IAC-TLE) Budapest, Hungary, July 2016

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar at the University College London (UCL) Centre for Advancing Learning and Teaching, London, UK on “Generic problem-solving skills of undergraduate students: Strategies for their development and monitoring”, June 2016

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar at Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Westminster, London, UK on “Problem-based learning in a large classroom setting: method and outcomes”, June 2016

Klegeris, A. Lecture and workshop on “Use of “flipped classroom” strategies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus”, Riga Stradins University, Latvia, May 2016

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar/workshop at Riga Technical University, Latvia on “Problem-based learning techniques in undergraduate student education”, May 2016

Klegeris, A., McKeown, S., Hurren, H., Spielman, L.J., Stuart, M. Dynamics of undergraduate student generic problem-solving skills captured by a campus-wide study UBC Okanagan Campus, 12th Annual Learning Conference; Engaging and Learning in Authentic Environments, Kelowna, BC, May 2016

Klegeris, A.. Problem-based learning in higher education, Department of E-Studies and Social Sciences, Riga Technical University, Latvia, May 2016

Klegeris, A. Student generic problem-solving skills: Effects of problem-based learning. University of Victoria Learning & Teaching Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 2016

Hurren, H., Klegeris, A., Barclay McKeown, S. A tool for measuring generic problem-solving skills of undergraduate students. BC Campus (open.bccampus.ca) Symposium on Scholarly Inquiry into Teaching and Learning Practice. November 2015.

Klegeris, A., Barclay McKeown, S. Hurren, H., Stuart, M.J. Spielman, L.J. Introducing neuroscience-based clinical cases to large science undergraduate classes by using tutor-less problem-based learning method: effects on generic problem-solving skills. Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, October 17-21, 2015.

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar at the Centre for Student Engagement and Learning Innovation of Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada on “Generic problem-solving skills of undergraduate students: strategies for their development and monitoring”, October, 2015

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar given at the Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada on “Generic problem-solving skills of undergraduate students: strategies for their development and monitoring”, September, 2015

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar given at the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia on “Generic problem-solving skills of undergraduate students: strategies for their development and monitoring”, August, 2015

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar given at the Learning and Teaching Centre, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia on “Generic problem-solving skills of undergraduate students: strategies for their development and monitoring”, August, 2015

Klegeris, A. Invited by the Learning and Teaching Centre, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Vancouver, BC, Canada, to present a seminar. Problem-based learning in a large undergraduate classroom setting: method and outcomes, February, 2015

Klegeris, A., Hurren H., Bahniwal, M. Using problem-based learning activities in large science undergraduate classrooms to model post-university workplace environments. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning International Conference, Quebec City, Canada, October 2014.

Klegeris, A. Invited by the Teaching and Learning Centre, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, to present a seminar. Problem-based learning in a large undergraduate classroom setting: method and outcomes, March, 2014

Klegeris, A., Hurren, H., McKeown, S., Spielman, L.J., Stuart, M. The dynamics of problem-solving skills of undergraduate students at UBC Okanagan campus. UBC Centre for Health Education Scholarship Conference, Vancouver, Canada, October 2014.

Spielman, L.J., Hurren, H., Bahniwal, M., Klegeris, A. Using problem-based learning activities in large science undergraduate classrooms to improve student experiences. The 39th International Conference on Improving University Teaching (IUT), Vancouver, BC, July 2014.

Klegeris, A., Bahniwal, M., Hurren, H. Tutor-less problem-based learning in a large classroom setting significantly enhances generic problem-solving skills of undergraduate students. 6th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. Seville, Spain, November 2013.

Klegeris, A. Invited by the Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Latvia to demonstrate problem-based learning techniques during a three week period (3 classes) in a 3rd year pharmacy class, September, 2013

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Latvia on “Innovation in teaching”, September, 2013

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar at the UBC Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative on methodologies used to assess effectiveness of team-based teaching strategies: “Assessing student problem-solving skills”, May, 2013

Klegeris, A., Hurren, H., Bahniwal, M. Problem-based teaching in large classrooms: assessing student learning outcomes. UBC Okanagan Campus, 9th Annual Learning Conference; Enhancing Student Learning, Kelowna, BC, May 2013

Klegeris, A., Bahniwal, M., Hurren H. Lack of correlation between distinct university student skill sets identified by using a panel of assessments: a two year study. The International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, June 2012. Abstract of oral presentation.

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia. “Use of problem-based learning in large science undergraduate classes”, May, 2012

Bahniwal, M., Klegeris, A., Hurren, H. Use of diverse instructional and assessment techniques reveals distinct student skill sets. UBC Okanagan Campus, 8th Annual Learning Conference; Scholarly Approaches: Evidence-Informed Teaching and Learning, Kelowna, BC, May 2012

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar at the University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Centre: “Tutorless Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in a Large Classroom Setting: Assessing Student Progress”, November, 2011

Klegeris, A. Invited seminar at the UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology in Vancouver, BC, Canada on “Tutorless Problem-Based Courses: Assessing Student Progress”, September, 2011

Klegeris, A., Hurren, H. Problem-based learning in a large classroom setting: Methodology, student perception and problem-solving skills. EDULEARN11 Conference, Barcelona, Spain, August 2011

Klegeris, A. Problem-based learning in a large classroom setting: assessing student learning and perception. UBC Okanagan Learning Conference “Innovations in Learning: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning”, Kelowna, BC, May 2011

Klegeris, A. Developing undergraduate student research skills in a large class setting through problem-based learning exercises. 35th International Conference on Improving University Teaching; Washington, DC, USA, July 2010

Klegeris, A. Developing undergraduate research skills through problem based learning. UBC Okanagan Learning Conference “Learning through Research”, Kelowna, BC, May 2010

Boon, J., Klegeris, A. Problem-oriented learning put into practice in biochemistry courses at UBC Okanagan. UBC Okanagan Learning Conference “Looking for Success in Learning”, Kelowna, BC, May 2009

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