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2022 Conference Information

This page includes general information about our 2022 conference.


Friday May 27th

9:00 - 10:30:  Keynote #1: Andratesha Fritzgerald (author of Antiracism and Universal Design for Learning): "Power and Empowerment: Honoring by Decision and Design" (Session Description and Presenter Bio)

10:30 - 10:45:  Conference Orientation / Navigating Virtual CALL


11:00 - 12:00:  Concurrent Sessions #1 

Maria Guadagnoli and Nancy La Monica (Seneca): "Inclusivity Inside the Classroom: Implementing Universal Design Techniques for Teaching & Learning" (Presentation Description)  


Taunya Tremblay and Jamie Zeppa (Seneca): "Investigating Communications and Transfer-Based Teaching in the Ontario College Context" (Presentation Description)

Erna Kucanin and Ryan Morrison (George Brown): "Web 3.0 EdTech Tools and EDI: Affordances and Challenges in Language and Literacy Programs" (Presentation Description)

12:30 - 1:30:  Concurrent Sessions #2 

Joanne Pineda, Madelaine Khan, Sarah Sandy (Georgian): "Mnaaji'idiwn: Insights on Respect in Curriculum Creation" (Presentation Description)

Brett Reynolds (Humber): "AI Generated Voices for Diversity in ESL Materials" (Presentation Description)

Matthew Harris (Humber): "'Do the Research'": Conspiracy Theories, Justice, and the Teaching of Critical Thinking" (Presentation Description)

Howard Doughty (Seneca): "Diagnosing Discrimination: A Tool to Disclose Hidden Prejudice and Assess Sensitivity Training" (Presentation Description)

1:45 - 2:45:  Concurrent Sessions #3  

Elyse Redquest, Jamie Goodfellow, Danielle Palombi (Sheridan): "Equitable, Student Focused Academic Supports in the College Classroom" (Presentation Description)

Katarina Ohlsson and Ana Vintan (Seneca): "Investigating an Accelerated Model of English Remediation Using Transfer-Based Teaching in the Ontario College Context" (Presentation Description)

Erna Kucanin and Bhupinder Gill (George Brown): "Fostering a Community of Practice Through an Antiracism and UDL Book Club" (Presentation Description)

3:00 - 4:30:  Virtual Trivia (Cross-College Competition!) with Big Dumb Face Trivia


Saturday May 28th

9:30 - 10:45:  Keynote #2: Ekta Singh (@Msektateacher) - "Belonging as an Outcome: Affirming Student Identity Through Culturally Responsive Pedagogy" (Session Description and Speaker Bio)


10:45 - 11:30:  CALL Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Elections


11:30 - 12:30:  Concurrent Sessions #4

Truc Le (Humber): "Promoting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion by Empowering Students to Embrace Their Diverse Identities" (Presentation Description)


Asma Khan (Algonquin): "Non-Native English Speaker Teacher Identity in English and Communication Classrooms" (Presentation Description)  


Erik Schomann (Seneca): "Humanizing Online Engagement" (Presentation Description)

1:00 - 2:00:  Concurrent Sessions #5

Prasad Bidaye (Humber): "Decolonizing the Classroom with the UnEssay" (Presentation Description)


Jessica Freitag (Humber): "Forging a Path Towards More Equitable and Inclusive Assessment" (Presentation Description)  

PandeMIC: An Open-Mic Conversation on Accessibility and Inclusion


Join us in conversation as we share what we have learned (and unlearned) about accessibility and inclusion.


This session is an informal opportunity for us all to share our strategies and experiences to create positive learning environments. Bring your successes, your failures and your strategies as we learn with and from each other.



2:15 - 3:15:  Concurrent Sessions #6

Ann Gagné (George Brown): "Accessibility Literacy: Considerations for Inclusive Teaching and Facilitation" (Presentation Description)   


Andreia Arai-Rissman (George Brown): "Want to Make Your Classes More Accessible to All? Come See What UDL Can Do For You!" (Presentation Description)  


Amanda Stubley (Fanshawe): "'What's in a Name?' Developing Skills to Pronounce Student Names in the Classroom" (Presentation Description)

Book on Table

2022 Virtual CALL Conference

A CALL for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

May 27th and 28th, 2022

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