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SALTISE Webinar – March 26 – The Teamwork Challenge: Research to Practice

March 23rd, 2021

The Teamwork Challenge Webinar PART 2: Research to Practice March 26 @ 14:30 – 16:00 As teachers, we make countless big and small decisions when using group work in our courses – some successful, others less so. When we look to the literature on this topic the messages are mixed. So, how should we interpret…

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SALTISE Webinar – The Teamwork Challenge: Platforms and Practice – February 26

February 22nd, 2021

SALTISE virtual events series The Teamwork Challenge Webinar PART 1: Platforms & Practice Join us Friday, February 26th @ 2:30 PM EST Teachers want to use group work but no matter how much we believe it is a great way to learn, even the best of us struggle to get it just right. Is it…

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Yann Brouillette and Carmen Leung in ProfWeb Podcast!

April 29th, 2020

From Profweb, April 27, 2020 A number of technologies have facilitated the transition to alternative methods of teaching. In recent years, these tools have become more user-friendly and accessible to teachers, who are using them to support a blended or fully on-line approach within their teaching practice. Yann Brouillette and Carmen Leung are 2 such teachers from Dawson…

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A Reflection on the Sudden Transition: Ideas to Make Your Synchronous Online Classes More Fun

April 29th, 2020

From:  Faculty Focus April 29, 2020 Article by:  Siva priya Santhanam, Ph.D. The transition to online teaching has been partially, if not completely, challenging for faculty teaching in colleges and universities. I am writing this article while reflecting on my own experiences since March 16, 2020, when our university made the decision to move to online teaching….

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Free Webinar: How to flip your class online when the world is flipping out

April 14th, 2020

        Free Webinar from Eric Mazur, Harvard Professor and Co-founder, Perusall:     Like many of us, I have had to transition fast to teaching online because of the coronavirus pandemic. This sudden move to online teaching has been a good opportunity for me to rethink my approach to teaching. As you may know,…

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Active Learning in College Science : The Case for Evidence-Based Practice

March 13th, 2020

Now available through the Dawson library Authors: Mintzes, Joel J. and Walter, Emily M. This book explores evidence-based practice in college science teaching. It is grounded in disciplinary education research by practicing scientists who have chosen to take Wieman’s (2014) challenge seriously, and to investigate claims about the efficacy of alternative strategies in college science teaching….

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The Illusion of Good Class Discussions and What to Do About It

February 26th, 2020

      By David Adams, PhD, and Enoch Hale, PhD   Providing a high-quality education where students have the opportunity to take part in active learning is one of the most important things we can do for our students. Doing so, however, is much more involved than we may think. All of our instructional…

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Dawson Active Learning Community Featured in MEES Webinar

February 24th, 2020

              Dawson College teachers Selma Hamdani and Yann Brouillette share their experience with the innovative pedagogy of active learning and the peer support of the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) in a new video requested by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur. The video was produced as a knowledge…

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SALTISE – Call for Proposals for June 2020 Conference

November 26th, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS  DEADLINE: February 10, 2020     SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL PRESENTATION TYPES: Please click here for details on the available formats you may choose from for your proposal. The topics can include the reporting of: Best practices and advice on using new pedagogies (i.e., using active learning approaches, flipped-classroom, blended learning, e-learning, etc.) Implementation of technological innovations  (i.e., online…

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