AQPC Call for Proposals for the 2018 AQPC Colloque

The theme of this year’s AQPC Colloque is Learning Together in a Changing World.  A detailed Call for Papers, general information about submitting proposals, along with their selection criteria, can be found in English or French on the AQPC site. The Colloque will be held at the Centre des congrès de Saint-Hyacinthe, June 6-8, 2018. The deadline to submit…

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…

PERFORMA MTP Winter 2018 Course Schedule

The following Master Teacher Program (MTP) courses will be offered by PERFORMA this winter. Dates run between January 12th and April 27th 2018 and vary depending on the course. Courses will be offered at the following colleges: 1. College Teaching and Course Design – Vanier College 2. Assessment as Learning – Dawson College 3. Reading & Thinking in…

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…

CCDMD Call for Projects (2018)

The CCDMC (Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development) has put out a call for projects: Those wishing to submit a proposal for a learning resource (educational material) may do so during the Call for Projects held each year from November to March. Consult the Call for Projects Guide and complete the Project Presentation Form. The term “educational material” refers…

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…

Call for Submissions

The Pédagogie Collégiale editorial team has put a call out for its spring issue, whose theme will be on motivation in learning. Here is a translated blurb about the call for papers taken from AQPC’s site: Motivation in learning is well researched, especially in the context of primary and secondary schooling. But what about at the…

(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…

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…

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