Presentation at the Active Learning and Technology Meeting

Anick Legault, Laura King, Mary Jorgensen and Alice Havel presented at the Active Learning and Technology Meeting. Anick presented videos of students using smartphones in class. Mary and Alice presented findings from recent research about the use of smartphones in class. Finally, Laura led a discussion period were we asked the audience about how they […]

Adaptech Hosts Belgian Guests

In June 2019 Adaptech hosted Belgian guests Pierre Muraille from CRETH (http://www.creth.be) and Vincent Leone from Fondation I see (https://www.fondationisee.be). Topics discussed included accessibility of software, hardware and mobile technology apps in Belgium and Canada.

Adaptech’s recent publications!

1) Fichten, C. S., Jorgensen, M., Havel, A., King, L., Harvison, M., Lussier, A., & Libman, E. (2019). More than meets the eye: A Canadian comparative study on PowerPoint use among post-secondary students with and without disabilities. International Research in Higher Education, 4(2), 25-36. doi:10.5430/irhe.v4n2p25 2) Fichten, C., Havel, A., Jorgensen, M., King, L., & Harvison, […]

Adaptech’s recent presentations!

1) Fichten, C., King, L., Jorgensen, M., & Havel, A. (2019, June). The potential of mobile technology. Presentation at the 5th Ed-ICT International Network Symposium, Newport Pagnell, England. 2) King, L., Havel, A., Jorgensen, M., & Fichten, C. (2019, June). More than meets the eye: Engaging stakeholders. Presentation at the 5th Ed-ICT International Network Symposium, Newport Pagnell, England. 3)King, L., Fichten, C., Jorgensen, […]

Steven Pinker at Dawson College – February 2019

Eminent Harvard University professor, author and Dawson grad Steven Pinker (Class of 1973) gave a Social Science Week lecture yesterday as his gift for Dawson College’s 50th Anniversary. The reception hall was filled with students and Prof. Pinker was so happy that his former teachers Ken Milkman, Lillian Fox and Catherine Fichten could also attend. […]

2019 – Collaboration with the Mental Health Commission of Canada

Laura King and Alex Lussier hosted student focus groups in collaboration with the Mental Health Commission of Canada. The goal of the focus group was to inform policy, support the academic success of students, and decrease stigma regarding mental illness and other mental health problems.