Catherine presented at the 2014 Le Français langue seconde au collégial (FLS) Symposium “Comment passer d’allophone à francophile?” hosted by Dawson College on June 6th. This was based on her work integrating Universal Design for Learning (UDL) into her French as a Second Language courses to help accommodate individual learning differences. She along with Effie Konstantinopoulos & Laure Galipaeu, and were awarded a three-year PAREA grant to study the « Impact des applications de la conception universelle de l’apprentissage sur le français écrit en FLS »
Research focused on the acquisition of French as a second language by students with learning disabilities.
Contributions to Dawson’s Community:
Catherine, along with two other colleagues from Dawson College, presented a panel discussion at the FLS Symposium hosted at Dawson College entitled “La conception universelle en action!”. She has also presented workshop sessions at Dawson’s faculty PED Day.
Laure Galipeau, Catherine Soleil & Effie Konstantinopolous. “Changing Attitudes Changes Everything”. ProfWeb-Real Life Stories, February 10th, 2014.
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