2016 Mini-grant Project

Production of a Debate-Induced Active Learning (DIAL) kit to support students’ skills and knowledge of concepts related to debating in their discipline.

Project Proposal

Participants and Institutional Affiliations

Team Leader

Jean-Michel Sotiron, Political Science, John Abbott College

  • Knowledge and Skills: I have run multiple debates and simulations. My colleagues have extensive teaching experience and are looking forward to testing out the kit and moving its development forward.


  • Sami Massoud, Sciences politiques, Collège Ahuntsic
  • Elizabeth Plaxton, Arts, Lettres et Communications, Cégep André-Laurendeau
  • Derek Maisonville, Humanities, John Abbott College
  • Tanya Rowell-Katzemba, History, John Abbott College
  • Clea Notar. Creative Arts (Film Studies), John Abbott College