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A Year of Remote Teaching: the Good, the Bad, and the Next Steps

March 19th, 2021

A Year of Remote Teaching: the Good, the Bad, and the Next Steps How can academe make best use of the faculty’s vast new capacity to teach with technology? By Michelle D. Miller March 17, 2021 from The Chronicle of Higher Education A year ago this month, the realization began to settle in: All the…

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After COVID-19: What’s Next for Online Learning? – Webinar on March 22

March 10th, 2021

Join in this webinar from Contact North Description What’s Next for Online Learning, Contact North | Contact Nord’s signature webinar series on the future of online learning, is proud to welcome as its inaugural speaker John Baker, the president and CEO of D2L. With his unique perspective and insights on post-secondary education and corporate learning,…

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WirisQuizzes 4 for Moodle – Available Now!

February 19th, 2021

Your favorite STEM add-on is now available with a load of new features! Contact Rafael Scapin or Cameron Campbell in IST for more information.  

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Teaching Quantitative Skills Online – A New MS Stream Channel at Dawson

February 1st, 2021

Two faculty members from Dawson have started an MS Stream channel dedicated to helping their fellow teachers. This channel shares videos produced by Martin Namour, and Charles-Albert Ramsay who have created them “in an effort to help colleagues share best practices for online teaching of quantitative-type courses”. Sign in to MS 365 Required

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

January 19th, 2021
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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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