Helping Students Develop Their Inner Scientific VoiceJean-Francois Briere and Nadim Bhoukira (Physics) aim to replace a formulaic “cookbook” approach to lab work in Mechanics with an authentic inquiry-driven process. Find out about their W2017 WID project.
Writing and Studio Practice: OACDU Workshop Visual RecapLed by OCADU teachers Nicole Brown, Saskia van Kampen and Catherine Black, Dawson faculty work on a talking-writing-sketching challenge.
Recent Teaching PortfoliosBrowse recent additions to the WID teaching portfolios by Dipti Gupta (Cin-Comm), Jennifer Smith (ANthropology), Jean Dulcos Alegue Fuego (Economics) and Marie-Pierre Gosselin (Psychology).
Creativity and Assignment Design in EnglishThe English WID Creativity Project held two stimulating and well attended workshops in the Fall 2016 semester, jumpstarting discussion of how members of the English department can bake more creativity into the assignments and courses that we design.
Led by OCADU teachers Nicole Brown, Saskia van Kampen and Catherine Black, Dawson faculty work on a talking-writing-sketching challenge: One person talking to describe an object, one person transcribing the description, and a third person sketching the object with only the narrative description to go on. The goal: To see how important verbal accuracy is to visualization, and understand how accuracy in writing can help designers and artists communicate their concepts more effectively. Read more…