Office 365 Training on January 18, 2018

A second training session will be offered in Office 365, January 18th from 1:-3pm in the Amphitheatre. During the last session, Alex Le Marquand presented the features of OneDrive, Mail, the Calendar, and briefly touched on Word. This time she’ll explore some of the collaborative features of Word, discuss how you can use Forms and…

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…

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…

Off the Shelf: Telling Stories about English-speaking Quebec

The Quebec English-speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN) and the Eastern Townships Resource Centre are pleased to announce an upcoming public event taking place at Concordia University, Montreal on Thursday, 30 November 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This event will explore themes surrounding literature and identity within Quebec’s English-speaking communities. Professor Jason Camlot, who teaches in the English literature department at Concordia, will look at…

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…

2018 LCEEQ Conference

Each year, the LCEEQ (Leadership Committee for English Education in Quebec) holds an annual conference. The year, the conference, whose theme is the thinking classroom, will take place on February 12 & 13, 2018 at the Sheraton Laval Hotel and Convention Centre. Regardless of age, students learn to think in thoughtful classrooms rich in opportunities to…

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…

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