Talk on False Information on the Web

We’re all too familiar these days with false news stories and the negative impact they can have. How do we best teach our students to evaluate what they read online? In part, we must be well informed ourselves. This month, la Toile des Communicateurs, in collaboration with TELUQ and other partners, is hosting a conference…

New resource on academic motivation from the CDC

The Centre de Documentation Collégiale (CDC)’s most recent College Documentation Bulletin addresses the subject of academic motivation. The bulletin takes the form of an annotated bibliography, providing a useful access point to college-specific research on the subject. For teachers considering applying for Development & Support Opportunities related to academic motivation, this bulletin could be a…

Applications Now Open: 2017-2018 Development and Support Opportunities

The application process for the 2017-2018 Development and Support Opportunities is now open. Support through this program comes in the form of release time for teachers with a daytime load who want to engage in one of four types of projects: Research Projects aimed at preparing applications and proposals for external grants Pedagogical Innovation Projects aimed…

Registrations Now Open For January PED Day

Building up on the C3 theme introduced in August, we will focus on how collaboration can foster student success. Fruitful collaboration can occur between individual teachers, between departments, between different disciplines within a program, between teachers and professionals, etc. How powerful can collaboration be? In the first part of the morning, we will hear collaboration…

Invitation to a Discussion on The Development of Student Judgement in Authentic Learning Situations

Teachers are invited to a discussion about research focused on the development of student judgement in authentic learning situations. The research, conducted by Marie-France Deschênes et al, focuses on the development of student judgement in Nursing courses that employ high-fidelity simulators/mannequins to support experiential learning. Teachers of all faculties should find it stimulating, especially those…

New Issue of Pédagogie collégiale

The 2016 fall issue of Pédagogie collégiale is now available. If you are an AQPC member, you should have already received your copy. If you are not a member, copies are available in each of the three Faculty Deans’ offices and in PSI’s common area (B228). This issue contains some excellent articles. “Le développement du jugement…

AQPC Call for Papers/Communications

This year Vanier and Cégep St. Laurent will be hosting the 37th annual AQPC Colloque June 6th-8th. Among others, 2017 is the 5oth anniversary of the founding of the CEGEP system. The theme for this year’s conference is thus appropriately entitled “Our Legacy.” The AQPC has just released its call for Papers/Communications on this theme.…

New English Resources from CCDMD

The CCDMD has released new English resources for CEGEP students and teachers.   CITE IT! Anna Woodrow from John Abbott College had put together an interactive tutorial to help students learn to cite sources correctly. The tool is useful for all disciplines, and features four documentation style guides: MLA, APA, CSE and Chicago). Check it…

The Latest from AQPC

The AQPC’s fall bulletin, VOLUME 31, issue 1, is now available online in French and can be downloaded by clicking here. Here are some highlights from the issue: AQPC Conferences Past and Future: Over 1500 participants attended the 36th annual AQPC Conference this past spring. The conference was a great success and many of those…

Special issue of Pédagogie collégiale

The AQPC has just issued a special edition of its journal, presenting a selection of recently published flagship papers, both original English submissions as well as articles translated from French. This special issue is in print format, and we’ve received enough to distribute to all teachers. Should you have been omitted, please come by the…

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