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Bow Valley College Celebrates International Day for Persons with Disabilities with Discussion, Learning and Future Action

On December 3, 2014, Bow Valley College celebrated its first United Nations International Day for Persons with Disabilities. Over 45 students, staff and community members gathered to talk about barriers to education, accessibility and community inclusion for persons with disabilities. Following the animated discussion, participants checked out some of the new assistive technologies provided by … Continue reading

Bow Valley College’s Celebration of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)

Since 1992, December 3rd was declared by the United Nations as the International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) to “promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.” The Centre for Excellence in Foundational Learning, in partnership with Handi Enterprises Ltd., would like to engage Bow … Continue reading

What skills does one need to be an applied researcher?

By: Sandi Loschnig Published Oct 28, 2014 Bow Valley College’s Community of Practice for Applied Research hosted an inaugural forum on September 30, 2014 to explore the characteristics, skills and motivations of the applied researcher. This is what we learned. “Pay attention to what unsettles you, what doesn’t feel right” Dr. Phyllis Steeves[1] told the … Continue reading