Writing in the Disciplines Roundtable

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 4:30pm to Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join us for lunch and conversation

Tell us about your experiences including writing in your course and share strategies and resources with your colleagues.

Wednesday, September 30: Including Writing in Your Course: A Toolkit for Faculty

Thursday, October 29: Strategies for supporting English Language Learners (ELLs)

Wednesday, November 25:Writing in the Sketchbook: A Case Study in First-Year Art

The Roundtables are open to all faculty and staff.

Lunch is provided!

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University  113 McCaul St. Room 510a
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/academics/writing-across-the-curriculum/faculty-resources.htm
Email: 
wlc@ocadu.ca

A11yTO Accessibility Camp

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 4:00am

Focusing on users with different disabilities, sessions cover digital accessibility topics from the web (technical to tactical), desktop software, mobile apps, eLearning, online gaming, open source innovations, wearables and everything in between.

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University, 100 McCaul St, Room 190 (Auditorium)
Email: 
a11ycampto@gmail.com
Cost: 
$5 suggested donation at the door.

Faculty, staff present at COU Learning Outcomes Symposium

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 4:00am

On October 16 and 17, OCAD University’s Vice-President, Academic Christine Bovis-Cnossen led a delegation at the 2014 Learning Outcomes Symposium, presented by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU).

The two-day symposium focused on how learning outcomes can be used as tools at various levels across an institution. Topics included course and program assessment techniques, curriculum development and mapping, metrics and data collection, graduate and undergraduate assessments, faculty engagement, student success, and credit transfer.

Bovis-Cnossen chaired a workshop led by Faculty of Design Professors Job Rutgers and Paul Epp titled “Learning Outcomes of Design in Action.” The Writing & Learning Centre (WLC) also presented “A Learning Outcomes Based Approach to Writing Across the Curriculum” with Writing and Curriculum Specialist Cary DiPietro, Graphic Design Chair Roderick Grant and WLC Director Susan Ferguson.