Education in the 21st century must be built on the premise of human-machine entanglement.
A personal essay from Kevin Kee, associate vice-president, research, at Brock University.
It is crunch time in Eastern Canada.
Brad White’s forensic wildlife lab at Trent University sees its role as a defender of justice for wild animals.
York U prof says to focus on quality, not expansion, in higher ed reform.
Canada Excellence Research Chairs add to a university’s reputation, but choosing the right person can be difficult.
Digging through and understanding vast amounts of data is rapidly becoming the new currency for research, government and commerce.
How two course designers launched their university’s first-ever interdisciplinary undergraduate course – and gave students the intellectual ride of their lives.
George Siemens, Canada’s MOOC pioneer, opens up about where the movement is headed.
A Laurentian University lab has made a chance discovery that may lead to better breast cancer therapy.
Switching disciplines in academia is not an easy choice, but those who’ve done it say the move can broaden your outlook and enrich your life.
Canadian researchers lead the way in understanding the neurological, psychological and cognitive basis of music.
Erick James creates giant metal replicas of tiny weird microbes.
These online repositories of student learning have found their place at many universities.
Annual contests, some international in scope, also expose students to experiential, hands-on learning.
As the forestry industry evolves, professors are feeling hopeful again.
A smart question and one that several writers, philosophers, librarians and literary critics were asked to ponder for a slim new collection of essays, The Edge of the Precipice. The question also serves as the subtitle of this book, whose writers contemplate the state of literature in the 21st century. The following excerpt comes from an essay by Mark Kingwell, professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto, author of 15 books, contributing editor of Harper’s Magazine and frequent columnist in popular Canadian media.
How falling flat on your face may be a terrific way to learn.
“A very beautiful … experiment” in education.
International students help Sweden broaden the relatively narrow scope of its academic research as well as bringing in revenue.