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Congratulations ECQ Grant Recipients!

August 31st, 2022

In July, the Minister of Higher Education announced a total of $214,988 in Entente Canada-Quebec (ECQ) grants for Dawson from the 2022-23 call for projects launched last March. Here is a list of the new projects funded, including brief summaries:   Experiential Learning and Community-Based Fieldwork in the Local and Global Context Gisela Frias (Geography)…

New Faculty Orientation – August 16, 2022

June 9th, 2022

  The Fall New Faculty Orientation will be held in person on August 16th from 9:00-am to 12:30pm.    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…

Thank You!

June 3rd, 2022

A special thank you to the faculty collaborators and all who have contributed to the events and website content this year. Over 30 Hub events October Ped Day of keynote and 9 presentations Intercollegiate Ped Day with over 50 presentations and 700 participants 2 New Faculty Orientation sessions We wish everyone in the Dawson community…

Webinar: Nursing program internships – the challenges for students with learning disabilities and their teachers

April 29th, 2022

The number of college students with learning disabilities (e.g., dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia) is increasing. Those enrolled in the nursing program may face some challenges. Indeed, the program includes many practical training periods, and teachers responsible for supervising these future professionals do not always feel fully equipped to better support them. This presentation provides a summary…

Authentic Assessment Strategies – A Faculty Focus Podcast

April 1st, 2022

How do you know that student learning is actually happening? Usually through assessment, right? But how can you assess students without just a quiz or paper? How can you empower them and motivate them to learn and want to learn, so that assessment becomes something that is both powerful for you as an instructor and…

Support for Blended Teaching & Learning is Available!

March 7th, 2022

The Blended Teaching & Learning Support Team is available to meet with teachers to discuss any aspect of blended teaching and learning.   Team members are: Catherine Braithwaite (History), Laurent Duval (French), Chantale Giguère (French), Daniel Goldsmith (Humanities), Einat Idan (Office of Academic Development), Mark Mattei (Physiotherapy Technology) and Helen Stavaris (Business Administration).   For…

Difficult Conversations in the Classroom – 2 Workshops led by Pat Romano and Kim Simard

February 25th, 2022

Please join us on March 4 and March 11 from 2:30 – 4:00   Join the conversation using this Zoom link:

CRISPESH Virtual Lunch & Learn – March 2 – Reducing Disabling Situations at Work

February 24th, 2022


SALTISE Webinar: Better Assessments with Backward Design – Feb. 25

February 18th, 2022

Better Assessments With Backward Design: Bringing critical thinking into the questioning February 25, 2022 | 2:30 – 4:00 PM   There have been several national calls in the US to increase critical thinking in college classrooms, particularly in science classrooms. Despite improving the cognitive level in instruction and classroom activities, assessments are often poorly constructed…

New Faculty Orientation – March 14th

February 18th, 2022

There will be a New Faculty Orientation on March 14th from 8:30 am -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…

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