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Phones as teaching tools in the classroom

October 7th, 2020

Just before this semester began, the Adaptech Research Network completed a one-year ECQ-funded project entitled “Smart Phones: a Neglected Pedagogical Tool.”

Click on Read More for the homepage news story and a link to the videos produced by Adaptech.

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Posture and fitness are related: Joanna Farmer’s research

June 16th, 2020

During her career as a teacher of Physical Education, Dawson’s Joanna Farmer has developed expertise in teaching posture.

Click Read More to read a homepage news story about Joanna's posture research and for a link to her research article.

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Adaptech “Zooming” ahead in research

May 26th, 2020

The Adaptech Research Network is housed at Dawson College. We have been active in conducting research on students with disabilities since 1996. With a team of international collaborators, we have received both federally and provincially funded grants and published our findings in peer reviewed journals. Friday Adaptech meetings continue  However, no one has been…


Board game and e-book advancing sustainable campuses

April 7th, 2020

Gisela Frias (Coordinator of North-South Studies) was in Mexico last month to promote a board game and an e-book produced as part of the Sustainable Campuses Initiative.

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Making the world more inclusive

March 3rd, 2020

Improving the lives of people living in a disabling situation has been the work of CRISPESH for almost 10 years. CRISPESH is Dawson's unique College Centre for the Transfer of Technologies (CCTT). The project is in partnership with Cégep du Vieux Montréal. Currently, there are about half a dozen teachers from CVM working on CRISPESH research. Dawson teachers are invited to contact CRISPESH to find out about research opportunities. Click Read More to access the news piece.


Anna-Liisa Aunio & team are finalists for $5 M grant

March 3rd, 2020

Implementing Smart Cities: Interventions to Build Healthy Cities is the name of a training platform and research project that is in the running for a $5 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Anna-Liisa Aunio (Sociology) is a co-applicant in the multi-disciplinary project led by David Ma of the University of Guelph,…


DawsonAI projects selected by PIA

March 3rd, 2020

Two projects that count DawsonAI as a partner have been selected by PIA to go forward. The organizaiton made the announcement Feb. 26. Here are the two DawsonAI projects:  How virtual assistants and applications powered by artificial intelligence can help promote student academic success. Comprising members from Dawson College, Concordia University and McGill University, the team…

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