Currently, Dawson’s Study Break typically occurs near the chronological midpoint of the winter semester (March 12 – 16 in 2018). This week serves various pedagogical and administrative functions. Some members of the community have noted that its scheduling might have an impact on work-family balance, despite the fact that teachers must be available to the College throughout the week.
This survey, carried out at the request of the DTU Executive Council, is intended to field specific feedback about the scheduling of Study Break. The results of the survey, as well as the issue itself, will be discussed at the General Assembly on November 7th, 2017. (The assembly begins at 11:30 a.m.; the agenda is forthcoming.)