Free Webinar: Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

January 10th, 2020

  Free Webinar from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE): The United Nations has established a new decade, beginning in 2020, focused on the power of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). “ESD for 2030” calls for educators to help advance new skills, empower youth, increase public awareness, and build community partnerships to achieve the…

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A Pedagogy for Reflective Practice: Art and Design Thinking Made Visible Using an Online Learning Portfolio

January 7th, 2020

              While it is commonly accepted that being a reflective practitioner is important, teaching students how to do this is less often addressed. As part of larger curricular revisions, Parsons School of Design made the decision to embed the use of an online learning portfolio (LP) at the core…

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Dawson Chemistry and Illustration & Design Departments Published a Periodic Table Coloring Book

December 20th, 2019

To promote active learning in the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), the Chemistry Department and the Illustration & Design Department at Dawson College, Westmount, QC, Canada, initiated a collaborative project to create a palpable introduction to the building blocks of matter for kindergarten children. Together, they created a Periodic Table Coloring Book illustrating the known elements of…

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Finland Launches a Free Artificial Intelligence Crash Course

December 19th, 2019

Last year, Finland launched a free online crash course in artificial intelligence with the aim of educating its citizens about the new technology. Now, as a Christmas present to the world, the European nation is making the six week program available for anyone to take. Strictly speaking, it’s a present for the European Union. Finland is…

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AQPC Call for Proposals for June 2020 Conference – Deadline is January 20th

December 10th, 2019

The AQPC invites all interested parties to submit proposals for papers for its 40th Annual Symposium by completing the online form through its website. The AQPC Symposium seeks to foster the sharing of research findings on education and proven, documented teaching practices with a view to their transfer to other disciplines and colleges. Presentations are…

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CCDMD – Call for Project Proposals

November 27th, 2019

      Those wishing to submit a proposal for the creation, adaptation and translation of digital or print educational resource that is suitable to the context in Québec may do so during the Call for Projects held each year from November to March. Consult the Call for Projects Guide and complete the Project Presentation Form in the Documentation section. The term “digital or…

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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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Five Dawson Teachers Receive Teaching Excellence Awards

November 26th, 2019

  Sarah Beer, Sociology “Teaching is learning” for Sarah Beer, chairperson of Sociology and Political Science. “Great teaching is only possible with great students.” Sarah moved to Montreal in 2008 to complete doctoral research for their PhD in Sociology from the University of Windsor. Two years later, Sarah joined the Sociology department at Dawson College….

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The Increasing Importance of Learning How to Learn

November 7th, 2019

Free Downloads from the book titled: Integrating Cognitive Science with Innovative Teaching in STEM Disciplines https://openscholarship.wustl.edu/circle_book/10/

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LCEEQ Conference February 10-11, 2020

November 4th, 2019

      The Leadership Committee for English Education in Québec (LCEEQ) Annual Conference is February 10-11, 2020 in Laval. https://conference.lceeq.ca/      

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