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Over at the Faculty Hub

November 20th, 2023

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. This event includes asynchronous and synchronous components:

  • Welcome from the Deans and Directors of Dawson
  • Competency based education and the program approach
  • Academic integrity at Dawson
  • Faculty deadlines
  • Faculty roles and responsibilities
  • Classroom scenarios and discussion
  • Professional development opportunities

This event is open to all new Day and Continuing Education faculty with a Winter 2024 workload.

  • Register Here for New Faculty Orientation
  • Check out opportunities for faculty professional development HERE!

Performa non-credit courses for teachers

November 20th, 2023

Performa (University of Sherbrooke) will offer non-credit training free in the winter 2024 term. Entering College Teaching is for early career teachers. Deadline to register is Jan. 12, 2024. For more information: Non-Credit Training (

To register: contact Azra Khan, pedagogical counsellor,

Read more about: Ped Day keynote was about building resilience in emerging adulthood

Ped Day keynote was about building resilience in emerging adulthood

November 9th, 2023

Erin Barker’s talk at Ped Day on Oct. 13 helped the audience understand the psychological stage that most of our students are in: emerging adulthood, which is from 18 years old to the late 20s. At this age, young adults are “not fully independent, but they are less dependent. It is an age of feeling…

Dawson teacher on Parliament Hill for Medical Radiation Technology Week

November 8th, 2023

To celebrate #mrtweek2023, members from the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) were in Ottawa this week to speak with MPs, senators and their staff about the MRT profession and the need for federal investments and leadership to help address the MRT workforce challenges throughout Canada at CAMRT's Hill Day.

Dawson's Kathleen Mailly (Faculty, Diagnostic Imaging) was part of the delegation.

Read more about: An Open Call to the Dawson Community from the W/GS Certificate

An Open Call to the Dawson Community from the W/GS Certificate

November 8th, 2023

Call for Guest Teachers In Winter 2024, the Women’s/Gender Studies Certificate will once again be offering its foundational Learning Communities course GENDER MATTERS (see description and course competency below). Kim Simard from Cinema-Communications will be leading a group of faculty volunteers from across different disciplines. The goal is to offer a Learning Communities experience to…

Read more about: Faculty are invited to sign up for Sustainable Happiness course

Faculty are invited to sign up for Sustainable Happiness course

November 6th, 2023

“Happiness that contributes to individual, community or global well-being and does not exploit other people, the environment, or future generations,” is how Dr. Catherine O’Brien defines the concept of Sustainable Happiness. The Office of Sustainability is pleased to announce that a 20-hour Sustainable Happiness certificate will be offered to faculty during the winter 2024 semester. Many employees…

Over at the Faculty Hub

November 6th, 2023

Enrich your teaching practice by participating in a workshop developed for Dawson faculty!

Coming up:

  • Competency-based Programs: The Essentials - November 10
  • Constructive Feedback - November 29

Register Here or visit the Faculty Hub!

Over at the Faculty Hub

October 25th, 2023

Upcoming Pedagogical Workshops

  • Intro to Chat GPT
  • Evaluation of Student Learning
  • Competency-based Programs: The Essentials
  • Constructive Feedback

Descriptions, dates and registration… HERE!

Save the date for Intercollegiate Ped Days

October 25th, 2023

Intercollegiate Ped Days will be online January 9-10, 2024.

The theme is Shifting Landscapes: Shared Practices in a Changing CEGEP System.

The introduction of Bill 96 (Law 14), undertaking multiple large program revisions, and witnessing a tectonic shift in teaching and learning due to a surge in generative AI - This year's theme crosses disciplinary boundaries to explore what it means to embrace and enact meaningful transformation in the English-language CEGEP system.

Keynote presenter Ollivier Dyens is full professor in the Département des littératures de langue française, de traduction et de création at McGill. He examines the impact of technology on humanity and has authored 14 books. He was previously Deputy Provost, Student Life and Learning at McGill.

Registration open.

Ped Day resources available

October 25th, 2023

Resources that have been made available by presenters at Ped Day on Oct. 13 are available on a SharePoint site:

Ped Days - Home (

To access the files, you must sign in to Office 365.

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