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COED Fall Meeting 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015, 10:00am – 4:00pm

with a Curriculum Developers meeting on

Thursday, November 12th, 2015, 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Hosted by the Centre for Academic Excellence, Niagara College

Niagara College, Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus

 

Friday, November 13th COED Fall Meeting

The COED Fall Meeting will take place in Benchmark Restaurant in the Canadian Food and Wine Institute at Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake campus. Benchmark is a round building located in the southeast corner of campus next to the greenhouses.

When you arrive, please check in at the COED Registration Desk in the Benchmark lobby. The desk will be open from 9:30 to 10:00 am on Friday, November 13th.

 

AGENDA

  9:30 to 10:00:          Registration; Morning Refreshments

10:00 to 10:15:          Welcoming Remarks

10:15 to 11:00:           The Year in COED

11:00 to 12:00:           COED Cracker Barrel

  12:00 to 1:00:           LUNCH

    1:00 to 2:30:           Individual and Collaborative Initiatives Gallery Walk

    2:30 to 2:45:           BREAK

    2:45 to 3:45:           The Coming Year in COED

    3:45 to 4:00:          Closing Remarks

 

Thursday, November 12th  Curriculum Developers Meeting

The curriculum working group will be meeting from 12:00pm-4:00pm on November 12th in Rm W212 of the Niagara-on-the-Lake main campus building.  Elevators are located opposite the main entrance.

This working group meeting will serve to network with other colleagues involved in program evaluation and development across Ontario and to discuss current strategies and solutions to common challenges related to the nature, and progress, of this work.

Registration will occur in the lobby outside of W212. The desk will be open over the lunch hour (12:00 – 1:00 pm) on Thursday, November 12th.

 

AGENDA

10:00 to 12:00:         Optional: Informal networking opportunity and Morning Refreshments

  12:00 to 1:00:          Registration; LUNCH with Welcome & Introductions

    1:00 to 2:00:           Discussion: Engaging in curriculum development; Arguments and evidence to support our work.

    2:00 to 2:30:           Sharing of recent literature informing curriculum development

    2:45 to 3:00:           BREAK

    3:00 to 4:00:          Discussion: Ongoing curriculum development challenges and potential solutions across institutions

 

Registration Information

Click here or copy and paste this link in your browser: http://fluidsurveys.com/surveys/cae/registration-coed-general-meeting-2015/ to access the registration site for the COED Fall Meeting (Nov 13th) and the Curriculum Developers Working Group Meeting (Nov 12th).

Registration should occur on-line using the provided link. Registration closes Monday, November 9, 2015 at 5:00pm.

Due to the capacity of the venue, participation at the COED Fall meeting on November 13th has been capped at 80.  If we have reached maximal registration, you will be added to a waiting list and notified upon submission of your online registration form.

 

Registration Fees and Payments

Curriculum Developers Meetings – November 12th – $32/person

COED Fall Meeting – November 13th – $46/person

Payment (cash or cheque payable to Niagara College) will be collected on the day of each event and receipts will be issued to you at that timePlease note that we are unable to process debit or credit cards.

 

Meals

Your registration each day includes refreshment/snack breaks and lunch.

 

Parking

Daily paid parking will be available in Lot A or Lot B of the Niagara-on-the-Lake campus.  A valid daily paid parking receipt is obtained by paying a fee via a blue parking lot pay station. Leave the paid receipt visible with the printed portion facing up on your dash.

Parking meters accept $.25, $1.00, $2.00 coins and Visa and MasterCard payments. No debit. Half hour, hourly or daily parking receipts are available.

 

Accommodations

If you wish to stay overnight in Niagara, you have a range of options available to you within a 5-30 minute drive of campus.

The two hotels described below are minutes from campus:

 

White Oaks Resort & Spa (WALKING DISTANCE to Campus and the Outlet Collection at Niagara)

253 Taylor Road, Glendale Avenue, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, L0S 1J0

Call 1-800-263-5766 and ask for Niagara College Rates, note: rates are subject to change based on availability.

November 11 – Only suites available; $175.00/night

November 12 – Options ranging from $110 – $175/night

 

Hilton Garden Inn (< 3 min drive to Campus and the Outlet Collection at Niagara)

500 York Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, L0S 1J0

Call 905-984-4200 and ask for Government Rates, note: rates are subject to change based on availability.

Nov 11 & 12 – Approximately $89.10/night for a standard room

 

Directions:

Directions to the Niagara on the Lake Campus of Niagara College, located at 135 Taylor Road, Niagara on the Lake, ON, L0S 1J0 are accessible via this link: http://www.niagaracollege.ca/visit/addresses-and-directions/#

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