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Semaine de la Formation à Distance (FAD) – February 22-26

January 19th, 2021

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…

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Dec. 2 Webinar: How to Use the HyFlex Method to Teach Online and In Person at the Same Time

November 25th, 2020

Free webinar on December 2, 2020 How to Use the HyFlex Method to Teach Online and In Person at the Same Time Faculty and instructors are facing instructional challenges never faced before from having to rapidly move their courses online. They have learned a lot, but have a sense “they can do more!”. Faculty and…


Webinaire AQPC : Création de grilles de correction pour l’évaluation à distance

November 4th, 2020

Webinaire AQPC : Création de grilles de correction pour l’évaluation à distance Description Nous vous proposons un atelier interactif où vous serez invités à créer votre propre grille d’évaluation. Vous repartirez avec plus qu’une réflexion, mais aussi avec un outil que vous pourrez utiliser dans le cadre de vos activités d’évaluation. Le webinaire sera l’occasion…


Encouraging Student Engagement During Synchronous Meetings: Preventing Midterm Drop-Off

November 4th, 2020

From Faculty Focus Some students become busy, overwhelmed, or unmotivated by the middle of the semester. This phenomenon has become even more apparent with COVID-19 protocols. Which is why building a community of learners has become so important despite physical distancing, but it’s also much more challenging. Below are six scenarios with strategies and ideas…

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CBC Interview: The Pandemic Reveals the Cracks in Canada’s Post-Secondary Education

October 20th, 2020

CBC Sunday Magazine October 4, 2020 The pandemic reveals the cracks in Canada’s post-secondary education: The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and amplified many of the underlying pressures faced by colleges and universities across Canada. As classes resume, Piya Chattopadhyay speaks with Brenda Austin-Smith, president of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), about the challenges and opportunities…


UNESCO World Teachers’ Day – Week of Activities

October 5th, 2020

The World Teachers’ Day 2020 will be celebrated with a week-long series of virtual events Every year on 5 October since 1994, UNESCO celebrates the World Teachers’ Day (WTD) to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers and the 1997 Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel. These…

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Dawson MS Teams Community – Open to All

October 5th, 2020

  Join the Dawson Teams Community (on Teams) to exchange tips, techniques and practices for creating engaging learning environments for our students using MS Teams.  Administrators of this team are:  Claudio Calligaris (Photography), Kurt Holfeld (Interior Design), Vincent Maggiore (Administration), Anne-Laure Teichet (French) and Einat Idan (OAD). Login to MS365 required.


4 Tips for Assessing Online Learning and Feedback

September 24th, 2020

From ASCD InService By Monica Burns How do you assess student learning online? How is it different from checking for understanding and giving feedback in a classroom? Over the past few months, so many of our conversations have shifted to focus on the best ways to support student learning at a distance. We have platforms…


Free Webinar – Hyflex Teaching

September 21st, 2020

Hyflex live Stories about this teaching strategy Thursday September 24 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (EDT) What is the HyFlex method of teaching online and in person at the same time?  How might colleges and universities apply it this fall? We will meet with professor Brian Beatty, the inventor of HyFlex, to learn and explore.  Brian was…

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