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    Winners of the SALTISE 2015 Mini-Grant Initiative

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    We are pleased to announce that a total of 10 projects were awarded funding through the SALTISE 2015 Mini-Grant Initiative, spanning seven institutions (including universities and colleges – public & private) and eight disciplines. The mini grants winners are:

    Cégep André-Laurendeau
    Caroline Cormier and Véronique Turcotte (Chemistry)
    Project title:    Enrichment of a Web-based Educational Video Bank in Chemistry

    Champlain College
    Greg De Luca  (Special Care Counselling)
    Project title: Using a Virtual Environment in Special Care Counselling

    Collège de Bois-de-Boulogne
    Sonia Gounar (Sciences informatiques et mathématiques )
    Project title: Activité de robotique du collège de Bois-de-Boulogne

    Dawson College
    Yann Brouillette  (Chemistry)…

  2. nmardis

    SALTISE Community NewsletterVol. 1, No. 5, May 2013

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    Member’s photo: Tulips in Dawson’s Peace Garden, Dawson College, Montreal, Quebec. ________________________________________ We can hardly believe it’s already the middle of May. While the days have been getting longer, the month has seemed shorter, which is probably due to the fact that our Conference Committee has been hard at work planning for our June 10th & 11th events. We’re very excited about the conference and hope to see you there. The line-up of speakers and presentations has surpassed...
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    SALTISE Community Newsletter March 2013: Vol. 1, Issue 3

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    Member’s photo: First signs of spring, Dogwoods, Atlanta, Georgia. Hard to believe it’s already mid-semester and winter is making a graceful exit. This month’s newsletter hopes to capture some of the excitement that comes with spring by reporting on the many events SALTISE has in store for the weeks and months ahead. Additionally, we are beginning a new segment that features stories about inspiring and innovative efforts related to active learning. This month’s theme is “Communities of Practice” and...
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    SALTISE Community Newsletter
    February 2013: Vol. 1, Issue 2

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    We hope you’ve had a great start to 2013! We are pleased to be sending you our 2nd SALTISE newsletter, which we’ve organized to send out on a regular monthly basis. We’re busy preparing and thinking ahead to all of the exciting Spring 2013 events just around the corner, including our event with guest speaker Richard Moog and our many conferences taking place. Please read on below and remember to pencil in all of these upcoming events! Thanks for being part of our community, The SALTISE team SALTISE Events for 2013 April...
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    mini grant winners 2013

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    2013 SALTISE Mini-Grant Winners Name Project Title Institution Discipline Justine Bell Team-Based Learning approach to learn about important figures in the history of science Champlain College- Saint Lambert Biology Isabelle Menard Joan Kearvell Priscila Castillo-Ruiz Active Learning in Microbiology for Nurses at the College Level Champlain Regional College, Lennoxville Campus Champlain Regional College, St-Lambert Campus NursingBiology Elizabeth Janik Designing & producing chemistry videos to support the flipped classroom Champlain College- Saint Lambert Campus Chemistry Yann BrouilletteChristian Viel ...
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    Keynote Speaker – SALTISE Annual Conference, June 2013

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    Manu Kapur SALTISE is honored to welcome Professor Manu Kapur as the keynote speaker for our SALTISE Annual Conference (June 11, 2013). Professor Kapur is Head of Learning Sciences Lab (LSL) at the National Institute of Education (NIE) of Singapore and an Associate Professor in the Curriculum, Teaching and Learning (CTL) Academic Group. Professor Kapur will talk about his research, which focuses on three critical areas of pedagogical change: (1) working to understand student understanding, (2) developing representational practice for making knowledge and processes visible for reflection, and (3) engaging...
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    Members’ News

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    Peer Learning Facilitators Project: SALTISE is supporting active learning through the use of Peer Learning Facilitators (PLFs) in two introductory courses at McGill’s Macdonald campus. The PLFs work in Physics labs and Pre-calculus tutorials where they assist first year students in their problem solving. This year the PLFs and TAs received training and mentorship from Dr. Seiler through a series of workshops. Engaged in research on the effectiveness of PLFs in promoting student learning and of this professional development model for changing instructional practices, the researchers’ preliminary findings...