IT REP Conference April 26-28

The April IT REP conference will take place in two weeks at LaSalle College, April 26, 27, and 28. This year, teachers are welcome to attend a few of the activities online: 5 will be offered in French and 4 in English. (N.B. these sessions will be webcast, but not recorded.) REGISTRATION To register, see the schedule and…

Moodle Day May 26: A Call for Contributions

Moodle Day 2017 will take place Friday May 26, 2017 at Dawson College. This year’s theme is Moodle and its Role in Higher Education Organizers are putting out a call for presentation proposals. They are welcoming submissions from those who would like to share their experiences or challenges while working with Moodle activities and resources while applying…

PERFORMA Summer Schedule is out

Please find attached summer PERFORMA schedule for the Master Teacher Program (MTP) courses. Dates run in between May 15 and June 22, 2017, and vary depending of the courses. Courses will take place either at John Abbott College or at Champlain College as mentioned below:   College Teaching and Course Design – John Abbott College Instructional…

AQPC 2017 Colloque: Program and Registration

The program for the 2017 AQPC conference, hosted this year by Vanier and College St. Laurent, is available and registration is now open. Presenting at the conference? Vanier presenters are asked to communicate with Isabelle Delisle to obtain a registration code. Not presenting but interested in attending? Send your name to Isabelle Delisle at delislei@vanier.college before Wednesday April 12, 5:00pm to enter a draw for…

AQPC News

AQPC Winter Bulletin Overview The AQPC Winter Bulletin is now online. Here are the highlights: A call for new members of the francophone editorial board (for details, see below) A reminder that, this June, Vanier and College St. Laurent will be hosting the next AQPC conference. The conference, whose theme is Our Legacy, promises to…

Online Moodle Training

DECclic is once again offering online Moodle workshops (in French). The sessions run each week starting at the end of February through to May. Each session is offered twice in a week to help teachers find a workshop that fits their schedules. To register, please click here. (more…)

Workshop on Using Social Media in Education

An online workshop on using social media in distance education will be offered during UB on Februrary 22nd. The workshop, offered in French, will be animated by Nelson Jean of Université de Rimouski. Although the context of the discussion will be distance education, topics relevant to incorporating social media into one’s courses will be covered.…

Invitation to an IPESA Revision Brainstorming Session

Vanier teachers are invited to a townhall brainstorming session on the Institutional Policy on the Evaluation of Student Achievement (IPESA). The purpose of this meeting is to bring out key issues that will set guidelines for the revision of the IPESA. Come help us highlight strengths and areas for improvement in the current IPESA! Brainstorming Session…

App Speed Dating: Virtual Workshop on VIA Feb 3, 2017

A virtual workshop will be held to explore which apps and platforms can best be used by students for digital scrap-booking: an original, digital collage of research on, and curation of, information students find in the library and/or the internet. Six apps that are useful for digital scrap-booking will be discussed: Endnote – presented by…

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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