The Skills Agenda
The Canadian Historical Association is leading by example when it comes to modernizing doctoral education.
Our students will work in a data-driven world. How can instructors ensure they have the skills they need to work with data responsibly?
Knowledge workers will require the ability to work in diverse teams and contexts.
ChatGPT is demonstrating the disruptive potential of AI for higher education. The challenge is to identify how to use this disruption to advance learning.
The Pay It Forward Assignment allows students to share their learning to help current and future students.
This is an opportunity to create value beyond an individual student’s learning.
By visualizing the end goal of a project or assignment from the get-go, students can clearly identify which steps are truly necessary.
As we start a new fall semester, instructors should keep in mind that today’s students come from a vast array of backgrounds and still have pandemic-related stress.
Western University’s Own Your Future program reflects a partnership between units across the institution.
Why a small investment of time now can make future course planning much easier.
The economy needs more human skills. There is opportunity for both universities and employers to take steps to address this.
Consider UBC dept. of political science’s rich transcripts project.
Considering York University’s Envision YU initiative model.
Universities must plan how and when to use AI for training.
There is reason to believe that shorter, competency-based programs will play an important role in the university landscape in the coming years.
Use the first class of the term to show students how to use the syllabus and create a plan to direct them back to the syllabus over the semester.
In the final stages of syllabus design, don’t forget to include your course policies.
Creating a workable course schedule for you and your students.
How to design assignments that meet your learning outcomes needs while paying attention to student workloads as well as your own.
How to select course learning materials, including reading lists, that meet your learning outcomes needs while paying attention to student workloads and diversity.