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October 2019

Edwin Janzen: Remote

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sat-alt hours, Sun-closed
Free

With their sleek lines and crisp designs, remote controllers translated a Cold War-era, militarist command-and-control ideology into an aesthetic form and infiltrated it into the world’s living rooms.  In his exhibition Remote, artist Edwin Janzen turns the spotlight onto these consumer electronic artifacts to investigate the shadow-world of humankind’s obsession with technologies of control.

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Edwin Janzen: Remote

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sat-alt hours, Sun-closed
Free

With their sleek lines and crisp designs, remote controllers translated a Cold War-era, militarist command-and-control ideology into an aesthetic form and infiltrated it into the world’s living rooms.  In his exhibition Remote, artist Edwin Janzen turns the spotlight onto these consumer electronic artifacts to investigate the shadow-world of humankind’s obsession with technologies of control.

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Edwin Janzen: Remote

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sat-alt hours, Sun-closed
Free

With their sleek lines and crisp designs, remote controllers translated a Cold War-era, militarist command-and-control ideology into an aesthetic form and infiltrated it into the world’s living rooms.  In his exhibition Remote, artist Edwin Janzen turns the spotlight onto these consumer electronic artifacts to investigate the shadow-world of humankind’s obsession with technologies of control.

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Active Learning Book Club meeting #3

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
8B

The DALC fellows invite you to join us for our book club where we will be exploring the literature on/around active learning. These meetings will be informal opportunities to discuss readings from books like HOW LEARNING WORKS (Ambrose et al., 2010) and articles from the academic literature that teachers find interesting and want to discuss. For more information, please contact Cory Legassic (clegassic@dawsoncollege.qc.ca).

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Generation Z: A New Generation of Students Emerging from a Society in Transition

October 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Presenter: Josée Garceau (Historian, author, researcher, and consultant on generational differences) Now that education professionals have made every effort to understand and adapt to Generation Y students, there is a new generation of students with expectations and behaviors different from those of their predecessors. Having grown up in a technological and hyper-connected environment, influenced by social networks and the online world, these students arrive with different world-views and values than those of the teachers who accompany them. We will compare…

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