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BY CATHERINE LAROCHELLE ET AL | OCT 21 2020

The global COVID-19 crisis offers universities the ideal pretext to change their practices and rethink their definition of academic work and its value.

BY STUART CHAMBERS | OCT 08 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic may presently complicate matters, but after classes return to normal, the problem must still be addressed.

BY ROSEANN O’REILLY RUNTE | OCT 06 2020

With the right investments, we can create the foundation for the current generation of researchers to remain inspired and do their best work.

BY JEAN-RENÉ ROY & RICHARD RAMSAY | OCT 01 2020

It is likely the tsunami of research triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic will generate its fair share of conflicts related to the confidentiality of research data and intellectual property.

BY NANDINI MAHARAJ | SEP 24 2020

What are you doing to connect with people of colour? Do you know your BIPOC colleagues and students? Do you know their hopes and aspirations?

BY ANDREW SANCTON | SEP 23 2020

Ed-tech companies aim to be providers of educational content, but it’s hard to believe they are as concerned about academic quality as long-established educational publishers have been.

BY KRISTI ALLAIN | SEP 15 2020

Being told your voice is too feminine, or too accented, lays bare what scholars already know: the important link between voice and power.

BY NICOLAS CARRIER, LARA KARAIAN, EVELYN MAEDER, ALEXANDER MCCLELLAND, JEFFREY MONAGHAN, MADALENA SANTOS & NATASHA STIRRETT | SEP 14 2020

The decision by the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice to end undergraduate placements with police and prison authorities is not ‘academic isolationism’ but a measured response to injustice.

BY NADIA NAFFI ET AL | SEP 08 2020

Ensuring equitable and quality education, as well as effective and efficient evaluation of student learning are among the imperatives identified for this disrupted academic year.

BY KEVIN HAGGERTY | AUG 31 2020

The decision by Carleton University criminologists to eliminate student placements with police and correctional services is ill-advised.

BY JAMES SOUTHWORTH | AUG 25 2020

The argumentative essay – the gold standard of persuasive writing – may be a better measure of good rationalization than good critical thinking.

BY KIM MYRICK, E. KEVIN KELLOWAY & KARA A. ARNOLD | AUG 20 2020

Distinguishing a unique sense of place within a common virtual space of online learning will require significant investment.

BY BILLY STREAN | AUG 17 2020

A professor who loves the classroom goes online – and finds its virtues.

BY ARIG AL SHAIBAH | AUG 11 2020

Efforts to address issues of equity, diversity and inclusion require leadership, good governance and accountability.

BY JILL EDMONDSON | AUG 10 2020

Taking matters to court is stressful, time-consuming and expensive for all parties. It’s better to avoid legal proceedings if you can.

BY KATHLEEN BORTOLIN | AUG 03 2020

Seek instructional help from colleagues, be honest with your students, be generous to yourself and others. We’re all in this together.

BY BRYN WILLIAMS-JONES | JUL 23 2020

Let’s ensure we recognize and support their extraordinary efforts during the COVID-19 crisis.

BY DOUGLAS MORRIS | JUL 17 2020

Eliminating bureaucracy is not possible, but paying attention to simple guidelines for best practice can go a long way towards reducing its expansion.

BY ALLANA LINDGREN | JUL 09 2020

Fine arts programs are vital incubators for future creative leaders.

BY PAUL JENKINS | JUL 06 2020

Good governance is about roles and responsibilities, and the accountable execution of those roles and responsibilities.