May 20, 2022

Jasons pédagogie numérique” — Trying to Understand Learning — SALTISE

In this episode of “Jasons pédagogie numérique”, exceptionally recorded in English, Florence Sedaminou Muratet meets with Liz Charles, from Dawson College.

Liz is the co-director of SALTISE (Supporting Active Learning & Technological Innovation in Studies of Education), a community of practice focused on active learning that brings together English- and French-speaking teachers and researchers.

Florence and Liz discuss the creation of SALTISE and what brought Liz to be interested in active learning.


Additional resources

Each year, SALTISE organizes a stimulating conference that is free to attend. In 2022, the conference will take place on June 2 and 3. It is an in-person event (at Dawson College, in Montreal), but some activities are offered online. Register now!

Liz Charles’s page on the SALTISE website contains links to many of her research papers and publications.

CourseFlow, the pedagogical planning tool developed by SALTISE

About the authors

Florence Sedaminou Muratet

Inspired by the conviction that education is the most powerful tool for changing the world, Florence Sedaminou Muratet has forged a solid academic career in anthropology and education. Cumulating over 20 years’ experience, she has not only taught French as a second language and Humanities, but also integrated interculturality and digital pedagogy into her courses at an early stage. Her major contributions include the redesign of educational programs, which led her to skillfully integrate multidisciplinary approaches and digital technologies, thus significantly enhancing the learning experience.

As a digital pedagogy consultant with Collecto, Florence stands out for her pioneering work in implementing emerging technologies in education. She is particularly committed to exploring the applications and implications of artificial intelligence in society, actively helping to shape the future of digital education.

Elizabeth Charles

Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Charles is a faculty-researcher at Dawson College and co-Director of SALTISE, the community of practice that supports instructors using active learning. She has a PhD in Educational Technology, Concordia University and a post-doctorate in Learning Sciences from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. Liz Charles’ experiences include visiting researcher with Virtual Math Teams project, Drexel University, Philadelphia and invited researcher at Université de Montréal. Her research has been funded by Quebec’s Ministry of Education and Social Science & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). She received the College Sector Educator Award (2012), from the STLHE; and, the Annual Research Recognition Award (2019), from Dawson College. Areas of research include:

  • active learning instruction
  • future learning spaces
  • communities of practice
  • Research Practice Partnerships
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