IN MY OPINION
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Hate speech is on the rise. In Canada alone, it increased by a staggering 600 per cent between 2015 and 2016 as part of what some have called “the Trump effect.” Academia is not immune to this trend. According to a recent study, […]
International PhD candidates are flocking to Canada because the country is seen as still valuing the humanities.
Strategies should include making these learning experiences for-credit and offering a simple recognition program to acknowledge participation.
Online education in Canada provides learners with a flexible, inclusive and quality educational experience.
Treating a woman scholar’s experience of harassment as insignificant is the first step to normalizing it.
If anyone has the footing, power and safety to push back, it’s tenured faculty. What are you going to do?
Women shouldn’t feel obligated to take up administrative roles to mitigate past gender biases – we are doing so already, in whatever academic positions we already hold.
Whatever we call it, investment in research will lead the way to important short- and long-term discoveries.
A dearth of women’s washrooms in our outdated engineering buildings leaves female students scrambling.
Yes, the two can co-exist with a little understanding and goodwill.
Research shows that the concept and practice of “other-mothering” can help Black students navigate the complex and often secretive world of academia.
A pair of online instructors revisit the assumption that web-based classes are fundamentally better at accommodating a range of students and teachers.
Is it best to start from scratch, or to retrofit an existing institution?
Open dialogue and mutual respect will go a long way to solving disputes between student groups and university administrators.
Nearly every Indigenous family in Canada has been affected and the effects on communities are still with us today.
There is good evidence that exposure to some forms of stress leads to an individual sense of mastery and adaptability in the face of adversity.
We have the tools and the opportunities to gather knowledge and teach the ideas that lead to solutions.
Male professors are paid more than female professors even when they get the same grant funding.
A response to the opinion article, “The rise of the experience industry on campus”.
While we want to instil discipline and responsibility in our students, there is also pedagogical value in compassion.