(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…

Free Science Literacy Week Activities (September 18th, 21st, and 22nd)

La Vitrine technologie-éducation (VTÉ) and its partners, have sent out an invitation to free Science Literacy Week activities taking place in the Montreal area. These activities will explore computational thinking, physical computing, coding, makers, DIY, Raspberry Pi, Arduinos, and more. Discover Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi, Python scripts and sensors at Schulich McGill Library Tuesday Sept. 19th…

Online Moodle Training

DECclic is offering Online Moodle training this term. Different workshops offered in French begin September 19th and continue through till the 30th of November. To sign up for a workshop (or many!), follow this link and follow the instructions. (more…)

So Now You’re a CEGEP Teacher….

CALLING ALL NEW AND NEWISH TEACHERS! The PSI office is hosting So Now You’re a CEGEP Teacher…., a casual get-together for teachers who are new to Vanier College or have only a few semesters at Vanier under their belts. The event will be an opportunity for you to get to know one another, ask questions…

Article on “Incorporating Art In The Science Curriculum”

Vanier chemistry teacher Jailson Lima recently published a piece on imaginED about a course he teaches that incorporates ideas from both art and science and examines their relationship to one another. Here’s an excerpt: Image from the original article. “I designed a course that compares the evolution of visual arts and…

Online Moodle Training for A’17

If you’d like to get a head start on Online Moodle training this term, DECclic is offering workshops in French the week of August 14-17. They will offer similar workshops on a weekly basis beginning the first week in September. To register, please click here. (more…)

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