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 […]
Alex Lussier was chosen to attend a meeting organized by the Intersectorial Student Committee of the FRQ. Two members of the committee presented a report on how to improve student involvement in research at the collegial level.
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.
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. […]
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.
Daphné Giguere-Bosse is the lucky winner of ASUS ZenPad 8.0. Her name was pulled from among those participants who completed the employment questionnaire for a study conducted by the Adaptech Research Network.
Andrea Dilibero, a student in Joelle Dayan’s class, is the lucky winner of a Samsung Galaxy Tab E. Her name was pulled from among those students who completed the ‘PowerPoint Questionnaire for Dawson Students’, part of a research study being conducted by the Adaptech Research Network.
Adaptech co-director Jennison Asuncion was interviewed for an article published in Careers and the Disabled Magazine in the special edition “Expo & Awards Issue 2017.”
Jennison Asuncion has received the 2017 National Employee of the Year Award for Outstanding Achievement from LinkedIn and CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine.