Storytelling Workshops

The Vanier Storytelling Project, in partnership with Concordia’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, is offering three workshops on storytelling, performance, writing, and ethics. Vanier students, staff, and faculty are all welcome to attend. Below you will find descriptions of each workshop, biographies of each presenter, and a registration form to sign up for…

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…

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…

Profweb Newsletter: A’17 Highlights and Articles

Profweb, an organization financed by MEES (Ministère de l’Éducation et de Enseignement Supérieur), supports CEGEP teachers through promoting educational digital resources and sharing pedagogical strategies. In their A’17 newsletter, Profweb shares information about recent projects. One is the creation of resources devoted to planning, producing, and distributing one’s own educational videos and developed by Vanier’s own…

Article on “Incorporating Art In The Science Curriculum”

Vanier chemistry teacher Jailson Lima recently published a piece on imaginED about a course he teaches that incorporates ideas from both art and science and examines their relationship to one another. Here’s an excerpt: Image from the original article. “I designed a course that compares the evolution of visual arts and…

APOP Call for Proposals for Autumn 2017

Have you considered integrating new learning strategies using technology in your classroom? Or developing a distance teaching and training course? If so, and if you are working full-time as a teacher in an Anglophone college, APOP can provide a helping hand to support your project, from the needs analysis to the project’s implementation. More information…

Moodle Day 2017 at Dawson College

Moodle Day is scheduled for Friday May 26, 2017 at Dawson College. The theme of this year’s Moodle Day is “Moodle and its Role in Higher Education.” Presentations will be in the format of Talks (15-20 minute), and Round table discussions Topics include  Best practices and advice on using Moodle for pedagogical strategies (e.g. flipped-classroom, blended learning, etc.)…

New Workshop: Personal Storytelling as a Teaching Tool

Everyone has a story to tell – and research points to clear benefits of integrating storytelling skills into the classroom. On May 5, English teachers Stephen Dinsmore and Matt Goldberg will present lively examples of personal-story forms in different media; distribute pedagogical materials adaptable to a wide variety of courses, interests, and levels; and lead interactive…

Upcoming workshops on preparing projects and proposals for Development and Support Opportunities

Pedagogical Support and Innovation will be offering two workshops for teachers interested in Vanier’s Development and Support Opportunities: Planning a Research or Pedagogical Innovation Project (January 25) and Preparing a Research or Pedagogical Innovation Project Proposal (February 1). Workshop descriptions are as follows: Planning a Research or Pedagogical Innovation Project Wednesday, January 25, D221, 12:00-1:30…

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