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…

Modest Breakthroughs in the Use of Digital Technologies in the Health and Human Services Professions

Today, for students preparing to enter the job-market, the development of digital skills has become increasingly important. As a 2016 survey conducted by the Conseil interprofessionnel du Québec and CEFRIO reveals, there seems to be a modest breakthrough in the use of digital devices in care-giving professions. The survey of 3,784 members of 12 different orders in the…

Call for Projects: Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development

The Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development (CCDMD) has recently published a call for proposals to develop college-level educational materials.  As defined in their call for projects, By “educational materials,” we mean any type of print or digital resource used for learning or teaching one or more competencies in a program of study. The educational…

Q&A Session on the Program Management Policy

Vanier teachers are invited to a second Q&A session hosted by the Academic Policy Advisory Committee. Have questions about the revised Program Management Policy or the Procedures for Ongoing Program Improvement? In this upcoming Q&A session, we’ll continue answering your questions about the updated draft of the policy and related procedures. The discussion will be…

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…

Colloque international en éducation

The fourth Colloque international en éducation will take place on May 18-19, 2017, with the theme of “current and future issues in teacher training and the teaching profession.” The deadline to submit a proposal is Thursday, December 1.  More info at: http://colloque2017.crifpe.ca/fr/pages/home.

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.…

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