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  • 2018 Student Conduct Institute

    CACUSS Institutes

    November 13, 2018 to November 16, 2018

    By attending the Student Conduct Institute, participants will engage in an intensive four-day program focused on developing skills and enhancing knowledge. An emphasis will be placed on applying fundamental skills related to student conduct investigations and adjudication, while gaining a deeper understanding of contextual factors related to the practice of student conduct, including due process, complex cases, and various pathways to resolutions. Throughout the institute, there will also be opportunities for conduct professionals to share experiences, explore current issues in the field, and learn about the impact of their work on post-secondary campuses.

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  • Webinar: Accommodate or Redesign?

    Webinars

    November 21, 2018

    Fundamentally, UDL is good pedagogical practice. Inclusive design evokes empathy for every learner and demands responsiveness. If you identify or learn about a barrier, you can explore options to reduce or even remove that barrier to make your learning experience more inclusive. This workshop will guide participants in the use of student personas to adopt a student’s frame of reference, identify potential accessibility barriers, and discuss ways to address these barriers through the fundamentals of UDL. This facilitated activity is designed around realistic scenarios and student personas. These student personas encourage empathy for student experiences and emphasize the barriers experienced by students with a variety of needs. This session will contrast when barriers may be approached through accommodations or redesigns. With each scenario, the questions for participants are asked: “Could the required materials present barriers to your Persona? Could those barriers be addressed through a “redesign”? What barriers remain and could they be addressed through accommodations?”

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  • Canadian Conference on Student Leadership 2018: PUSHING BOUNDARIES

    Canadian Conference on Student Leadership

    November 22, 2018 to November 24, 2018

    Each year,  CCSL brings together student leaders from a variety of cultures and backgrounds, from across Canada, to share experiences, ideas, and skills. Our goals are the same – to learn, grow, lead, mentor, and inspire positive change. It is our thoughts, dreams, skills, talents, lived experiences, and our paths that are unique. It is an opportunity for leaders of the next generation to network, brainstorm, and best of all, have fun while doing it!

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  • Webinar: Understanding Cannabis Use on Campus

    Webinars

    November 23, 2018

    Join Dr. Ian Mitchell and the Student Health and Wellness Community of Practice in this webinar discussing cannabis legalization, potential impacts on campus, harm reduction strategies, and realities about cannabis use.

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  • Webinar: Supporting Students with Disabiities

    Webinars

    November 30, 2018

    This webinar will discuss how Student Affairs professionals can support students with disabilities, how to provide an inclusive and accessible environment for students, and how to strengthen your relationship and communication with the campus accessibility services office.  

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  • Webinar: Engaging Students Through an App-Based Online Orientation

    Webinars

    December 4, 2018

    In the winter of 2018, Douglas College partnered with Ready Education (formerly OOHLALA) to create an app-based Online Orientation program. Webinar guests will see a demo of this technology on their own devices, hear about various aspects of the program’s design and delivery, and have the opportunity to ask questions and share suggestions.

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  • Webinar Series on Accessibility

    Webinars

    October 17, 2018 to December 12, 2018

    Join us as we hear from professionals who work in Accessibility and Inclusion from institutions across the country! This five-webinar series will explore topics including Universal Design for Learning, designing accessible events and resources, supporting students with disabilities, and designing learning experiences to remove barriers. This series is open to everyone who wants to learn more about supporting students with disabilities, working with Accessibility Services on your campus, and bringing more accessibility into the work you do with students.

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  • Webinar: Creating Accessible Documents

    Webinars

    December 12, 2018

    Ever wonder what makes a document accessible? We often use Word, PowerPoint, Excel and PDF in our daily work to communicate, educate and collaborate. Are we creating documents that are not easily read or usable by everyone? Chances are, yes.  Accessibility benefits everyone but how do you do it? Accessibility is not just for web designers and programmers. Each and every day, every document, every way you can easily create accessible documents. Every day techniques will help improve accessibility of documents and course content. Of course we will briefly touch on rules and trends. You'll be equipped with resources to take back to your institution leaders and IT departments. This workshop is meant for everyone. 

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  • Webinar: CEL Conference Re-Cap

    Webinars

    December 14, 2018

    Since CACUSS your CEL Co-Chairs have attended 5 conferences to explore CEL topics across the country and internationally! During this webinar we hope to share the information learned along the way, some of our conference presentations and invite others to share information from conferences they have attended too! During this session we hope to also begin discussing ideas for CACUSS 2019 to encourage individuals to develop a presenting for next year’s Spring Conference in Calgary!

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  • Webinar: Developing and Implementing a Grad CEL Course

    Webinars

    January 11, 2019

    During this session, I will share information about the Collaborate for Community Impact graduate level Community Engaged Learning course. Specifically, I will discuss the syllabus, components of the evaluation, and challenges and key learnings from its implementation. By the end of the session, participants will be able to describe the course and its components and identify the value a similar course might have for students on their respective campus.

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  • 2019 Student Affairs Assessment Institute

    July 10, 2019 to July 12, 2019

    CACUSS is excited to partner with ACPA to deliver the 2019 Student Affairs Assessment Institute in July 2019 in Toronto, Ontario. The Institute provides a guided, curricular experience where participants can develop essential assessment knowledge and skills for their professional toolkit. The Student Affairs Assessment Institute provides a balance of instruction and hands-on experience designed to ensure attendees leave with the assessment skills and knowledge necessary to develop and execute quality assessment plans on their campuses.

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