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January Pedagogical Events!

January 5th, 2021

Dawson faculty is invited to participate in a variety of pedagogical development events that will take place from January 7-26! Intercollegiate Ped Days:  January 7-15 “All in This Together: Making the Most of a Remote Situation” The English-language college network is collaborating to offer over 20 events. Webinars on course design, assessment, student engagement, techno-pedagogical strategies…

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New Faculty Orientation – January 22, 2021

December 22nd, 2020

Dawson’s New Faculty Orientation Friday, January 22, 2021  9:00 am to 12:00 pm  Dawson’s New Faculty Orientation is designed to introduce new faculty to information about college services and procedures, teaching at the college-level, and tips for engaging students. The orientation includes asynchronous and synchronous components: Welcome from the Deans and Directors of Dawson Competency based education and the program approach  Academic integrity at Dawson  Faculty deadlines…

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WIRIS Quizzes – Moodle Plugin – Available Now!

December 8th, 2020

Wiris Quizzes enhances Moodle with mathematical features such as: Random variables (e.g polynomials, matrices, plots…) Automatic evaluation of the answers Graphical representations in 2D and 3D A formula editor for students to introduce their answer Syntax check of the answer for open answers Open questions, such as “Introduce a real number that is not a rational” (where…

Reconciliation Forum

National Building Reconciliation Forum – Preparatory Webinars Begin December 3

November 18th, 2020

    Preparatory Webinars First Peoples face numerous obstacles on their path to academic success, and it is important to recognize these systemic barriers. Five webinars will be held in the coming months to identify these barriers, come up with ways to overcome them, and encourage the engagement of university and government actors at the…

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North-South Alumni Raise Funds for an Indigenous Community Hit by Hurricane ETA – You can Help Too!

November 16th, 2020

After hearing that the community of Tuapi, a Miskito, Indigenous, community on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua had been badly hit by Hurricane Eta, a group of North-South Studies Profile (Social Science Program) alumni and their teacher Gisela Frias (NSS Profile Coordinator) set out to collect emergency funds for the community.  In a matter of…

Anti racism,Islamaphobia

Anti-Muslim Racism Beyond Islamophobia: Examining the Intersections of Anti-Blackness and Anti-Muslim Racism – Webinar November 12

November 10th, 2020

  Presented by: the Centre for Integrative Anti- Racism Studies (CIARS) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) Register Here Webinar Topic Anti-Muslim Racism Beyond Islamophobia: Examining the Intersections of Anti-Blackness and Anti-Muslim Racism Description Join the Centre for Integrative Anti- Racism Studies (CIARS) for the second session of our CIARS in Conversation…

AI speaker series

Dawson AI 2020 Speaker Series November 11 & 13!

November 6th, 2020

Don’t miss the DawsonAI 2020 Speaker Series where they will host five guest speakers November 11 at 1:00pm XAVIER ST-DENIS – Assistant Professor, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) Title: The use of AI in hiring: Understanding algorithmic bias, fairness, and other challenges Artificial Intelligence is increasingly used by firms for human resources functions, such…

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Dawscon – Montreal’s FREE 1-day Software Conference – January 15, 2021 (online)

November 4th, 2020

Dawson College will again be hosting its free one-day software conference in Montreal. This conference is bringing speakers from around the world to speak to students and developers on a wide range of topics concerning software development. You chose to be a programmer and one of the commitments this entails is to lifelong learning. DAWSCON…

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Two Virtual Workshops with the Intercollegiate Decolonization Network Nov. 6 and 25

October 30th, 2020

Join the Intercollegiate Decolonization Network for two virtual workshops with Kanien’kehá:ka educator Fran Beauvais, as part of the IDN’s Accountability Workshop series.  The IDN Accountability Workshops provide opportunities for Cégep faculty, staff and students to learn from First Nations, Inuit and Métis advocates and knowledge keepers about ethical engagement with Indigenous communities, respectfully teaching Indigenous…

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Info Session: CRISPESH Research Projects – Opportunities for Faculty – Nov. 4 at 2pm

October 30th, 2020

Opportunity for Dawson faculty members: Call for expression of interest in participating in the CRISPESH research projects developed as part of the Chantier de la réussite Are you interested in research and want to contribute to inclusive education and the success of students with disabilities? Do you have research experience, disciplinary knowledge related to disability,…

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