CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Winter 2022 Writing Fellows Fellows

September 21st, 2021

  Are you interested in becoming a more efficient and effective instructor? In motivating and inspiring your students through innovative assignment and course design? In offering more impactful and useful feedback in a way that might also save you time? In having time to research and discuss contemporary literature on writing instruction, critical thinking, and active…

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A New Beginning for WID in F21

September 16th, 2021

Fall 2021 marks the beginning of a new chapter of WID at Dawson. Jeff Gandell has taken on the duties of Project Lead from Ian Mackenzie, and there are a bunch of new events happening this semester that will mark the first chapter of a re-imagined Writing in the Disciplines institution at Dawson. Check out…

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Call for Proposals – Fall 2021 WID Department and Program Projects

March 1st, 2021

Writing in the Disciplines at Dawson invites faculty members to submit proposals for department and program-based projects focused on writing, critical thinking and active learning in the disciplines.  Building on the college-wide presence of WID Writing Fellows and Spring Institute participants, these projects provide WID support for innovations in instructional and curricular design.  In a…

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Call for Participants F2020 Faculty Writing Fellows

February 24th, 2020

Are you interested in exploring the contemporary literature on writing instruction, critical thinking in disciplinary contexts, and active learning?  In developing new strategies and materials in the supportive environment of a faculty learning community of teachers from across the college? The Call for Participants for the F2020 Faculty Writing Fellows is now open.    The deadline…

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Call for Proposals: W2020 Department & Program WID Projects

September 23rd, 2019

Writing in the Disciplines at Dawson invites faculty members to submit proposals for department and program-based projects focused on writing, critical thinking and active learning in the disciplines.  Building on the college-wide presence of WID Writing Fellows and Spring Institute participants, these projects provide WID support for innovations in instructional and curricular design.  One or…

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Writing in Student-centered Alternative Education

May 22nd, 2019

College Writing and Authentic Student Voices: In the Words of New School Students New School at Dawson is an alternative school within the College. Founded in 1973, New School is the Quebec CEGEP system’s longest running alternative school, and we follow a critical humanistic education approach in English and Humanities courses, open to all Dawson…

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Spring Update on Psychology WID Project: Development of Experiential Laboratory Components in General Psychology

May 14th, 2019

An update from project leads Selma Hamdani, Maire-Pierre Gosselin (absent from picture), and Madeleine Côté (Psychology). The purpose of our project, as we detailed in our preliminary report, is to develop a series of laboratories that would be used in the General Psychology course.   These labs would be composed of several elements, many of which…

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WID Spring Institute 2019 – Connect & Collaborate: Dawson Faculty Initiatives

May 13th, 2019

May 21, 1.30-3.30pm – CoLab 3F.43 This year’s WID Spring Institute will be devoted to an afternoon of brainstorming and planning with WID’s sister Dawson initiatives DALC, SALTISE, UDL and E-Learning.  2019-20 will mark WID’s tenth year of activities, and this year’s Institute offers an opportunity to pause, reflect and innovate:  Collectively, what progress have…

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Jeff Gandell – Writing Fellows Facilitator Fall 2019

March 3rd, 2019

Jeffrey Gandell will take over facilitation of the Faculty Writing Fellows from Ian MacKenzie for Fall 2019.  Jeff is a WID Writing Fellow (2012), has co-directed a WID department project (2016), and has facilitated at WID Spring Institutes and workshops on several occasions over the years.  Along with his work as a DALC and UDL…

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Call for Participants: F2019-W2020 Faculty Writing Fellows

February 24th, 2019

Are you interested in exploring the contemporary literature on writing instruction, critical thinking in disciplinary contexts, and active learning?  In developing new strategies and materials in the supportive environment of a faculty learning community of teachers from across the college? The Call for Participants for the F2019-W2020 Faculty Writing Fellows is now open.    The deadline…

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