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Intercultural Awareness

Participants will be introduced to basic concepts of intercultural learning, with an emphasis on gaining knowledge of one’s own cultural self and how we respond to difference as a means to understanding and appreciating the culture of others.

Date: Monday, November 19th
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Room A341
This event is open to all students.

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Fall Convocation and Reception 2018

Please plan to attend our fall convocation Thursday, November 15th, 2:30 pm in Grant Hall. This is our largest convocation of the year and many students will be looking to see you there marking this milestone event in their lives. Your presence acknowledges the importance of the event and the priority we give to our students.

The Office of the Dean, Faculty of Education, cordially invites all Fall 2018 graduates, your families and friends to a reception Thursday November 15th, from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm in Duncan McArthur Hall Student Street. Light refreshments will be served.

Student at Fall Convocation 2017

MEd Dual Degree Program Information Session

All our current Master of Education Students are invited to join our Associate Dean of Graduate Studies & Research and International and Marketing Manager to learn about our Master of Education Dual Degree. (2 MEd degrees from 2 countries within 3 years). All first year MEd students are eligible to apply for this Dual Degree as a continuation of their MEd program.

Date: Thursday, November 15th
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Vernon Ready Room (A115), Duncan McArthur Hall (west campus)
This event is open to all current our MEd Students

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Graduate students at Duncan McArthur Hall doing Research outside

Maker Education: The Promise and Problems

In this presentation, Dr. Hughes, Canada Research Chair in Technology & Pedagogy, will provide an overview of the maker movement and its impact on elementary schools across Ontario. She will discuss the benefits for students, as well as the barriers and challenges of implementing maker pedagogies in formal educational contexts.

Date: Tuesday, November 13th
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: A241/242, Duncan McArthur Hall
This event is open to all.

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Dr. Janette Hughes

Concerning Intercultural – Toward more Competent Interactions

In this workshop, participants will examine their own cultural selves, be introduced to some of the dimensions of culture that define them (and others), as well as one theory of how we interact with cultural commonality and difference. They will apply what they have learned to some case studies, explaining the cultural elements and how those involved could interact in a more culturally competent way.

Date: Monday, November 12th
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room A341
This event is open to all.

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Student Parent Writing Circle

The School of Graduate Studies and the Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) are jointly sponsoring a series of writing days for graduate students with children. Students will have a concentrated period of writing time while their children (ages 5-12) engage in age-appropriate activities supervised by trained ASUS summer camp staff. Snacks and lunch will be provided for all.

When: Friday October 26th, 2018
Where: Education Library, Duncan McArthur Hall
What time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Teachers as Change Leaders: The Faculty of Education’s 50th Anniversary Conference

Keynote speaker Dr. Dennis Sumara (University of Calgary) and panels of alumni and faculty will discuss the topic teachers as change leaders as we reflect on our past, and look towards the future.

Date: Saturday, October 20th
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: University Club
Price: $30.00(includes lunch and light afternoon refreshments)

Panel 1: Teachers as Change Leaders: What does this mean by the decades?
Eleanor Newman- 70s
Steve Elliott – 80s
Rosalie Griffith – 90s
John Senisi – 00s
Hannah Ramsay – 10s

Panel 2: Looking to the future
Lee Airton – Gender and education
Karine Bertrand - Indigenous education
Alana Butler – At-risk youth and student success
Jane Chin – International education
Anita Jack Davies – Diversity and equity
Claire Ahn – Digitalization and technology

50th Anniversary Conference Panelists

Artist-in-Community Education (ACE) 40th Anniversary

Join us for the opening of the ACE Anniversary Retrospective Exhibit and a reading and book signing by Mark Julien ACE ’08 author and illustrator on Friday, October 19th 2018 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Drop by the 40th Exhibition in The Studio for morning coffee on Saturday, October 20th 2018 from 9:30 am – 11:00 am before the 50th Anniversary Conference!

Justin Case and the Closet Monster Book Cover