Concordia’s Winterfest 2018, January 26–February 16, 2018

Concordia’s Centre for Teaching & Learning presents its 6th annual Winterfest. This year’s theme is Promoting Deep Learning in Larger Classes. Here is a description of the event from its flyer: Join us for WinterFest 2018, where we’ll take on the problematic of introductory/foundational courses. Foundational courses are intended to initiate the uninitiated into our…

Invitation to la Semaine de la formation à distance

Formation à distance interordres (FADIO) is hosting a week of training, workshops, and round-tables dedicated to distance learning from Monday February 19 to Friday February 23. A variety of activities will be run by FADIO members in the lower Saint-Lawrence and the Gaspé–Îles-de-la-Madeleine. During the week of activities, FADIO hopes to prioritize times for exchange and sharing…

Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2018 Conference & Call for Papers

The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) is holding its annual conference June 19th to 22nd in Sherbrooke. This year’s theme is “Pedagogical Innovation: Adapting Practice to Evolving Cultures.” The call for papers for the conference has been extended to January 22nd. Click here for more details about the conference and the call for papers.…

APOP Online Kiosk: Slacking off: Team Tools in the Classroom

Slacking off: Team Tools in the Classroom Time: Tuesday, December 5th 12:00-1:00pm Presenter: by Erin Macleod, English Department Vanier’s Erin Macleod will be presenting an online Kiosk on the use of Slack in the classroom. Slack is a digital workspace where people can collaborate together. It includes teams, channels, messages, search, and notifications. Below is…

Off the Shelf: Telling Stories about English-speaking Quebec

The Quebec English-speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN) and the Eastern Townships Resource Centre are pleased to announce an upcoming public event taking place at Concordia University, Montreal on Thursday, 30 November 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This event will explore themes surrounding literature and identity within Quebec’s English-speaking communities. Professor Jason Camlot, who teaches in the English literature department at Concordia, will look at…

Elana Cooperberg to Present at the 2018 LCEEQ Conference

Vanier’s own Elana Cooperberg  (Commerce) will be presenting a workshop at the upcoming annual LCEEQ (Leadership Committee for English Education in Quebec) conference. The conference theme this year is “The Thinking Classroom.” Elana’s workshop will offer a more focused look at creative thinking. Creative Thinking in the Classroom. This workshop focuses on developing creative thinking skills…

Webinar: Integrating Distance Collaborative Learning and Teaching

On Wednesday, November 15 (12:00 to 1:30pm) Gabriel Flacks, a humanities teacher from Champlain College will present a webinar on cross-campus, online collaboration. Below is a description of from APOP’s newsletter: This webinar will help teachers understand the benefits of integrating cross-campus online collaboration into CEGEP courses. We will explore the practical and pedagogical impacts of…

An Invitation to a Presentation on, and Discussion of, Research on Active Learning (Nov. 21st)

The ARC, CDC and AQPC are presenting the 16th edition of the series Avec un grand R : l’apprentissage actif hors de la classe (With a Big R: Active Learning Outside of the Classroom). The session, which will take place online, Tuesday November 21st (1:00 to 2:30 pm)  will present the results of a project undertaken by Elizabeth S. Charles (Dawson), Nathaniel Lasry (John Abbott), Chris…

(Dis)Comfort Zones Conference Proceedings

  The (Dis)Comfort Zones conference, which was held at Vanier in May 2017, brought together students, college educators, and experts on different forms of diversity and pedagogy. Proceedings from the conference are now available in PDF here. The document includes recommendations that arose from the conference, as well as papers contributed by most of the…

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