CSEC Recordings

CSEC Conversation #2

Hosted by Denise Gardner, Humber College

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Denise Gardner is a professor in the School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism at Humber College in Toronto. She is presently seconded to the Centre for Teaching & Learning as a Faculty Resource for Internationalizing Curriculum. Please join Denise in a conversation of the attributes of an internationally inclusive educator and strategies to better assist International students in our classrooms.


CSEC Conversation #3
Instructor-Researcher: Renewing, reviewing and reconceptualizing the role of college teachers

Hosted by Elizabeth Charles, Dawson College
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This talk will focus on how Elizabeth Charles became a college level researcher and how it changed her thinking. In particular, she elaborates on her area of research that looks at the design and implementation of pedagogical innovations and techno-pedagogical tools and their implications on learning.  She also discusses the benefits of developing a researcher team and carrying out a program of research at the college level.


Elizabeth S. Charles has been a professor at Dawson College for over 25 years. She obtained a Ph.D in Educational Technology from Concordia University in 2003, worked as a post doctoral fellow in the Learning Sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology and visiting researcher with the Virtual Math Team project at Drexel University. She has been conducting her own research in the area of pedagogical implementations since 2006 and has been the Principal Investigator on five research projects funded by Programme d’aide à la recherche sur l’enseignement et l’apprentissage (PAREA). Her current research is entitled: “Using Collective Conceptual Networks for Learning: Linking school science to the real world with the aid of new IT tools.”