In my opinion
While the pandemic has caused massive upheavals, it has also forced universities to use technology to bring in much-needed change and innovations.
We need to re-establish ourselves as the place where leaders are prepared for whatever possibilities the future presents. Here’s how.
As things return to normal, university leaders would be remiss if we just put online learning back to where it was in the pre-COVID era.
Our students like having rubrics for their assignments, but we couldn’t find a good example. So we created one.
In its new strategic plan, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research prepares for the next health-care crisis.
As women academics, we need to tout our accomplishments and applaud other women for doing so.
To work in a setting in which all of the power, opportunities, leadership and administration is primarily white is a powerful reality check.
It’s crucial that we restructure our PhD programs from beginning to end to reflect the actual – as opposed to imagined – career outcomes of our students.
I know you’re stressed, but so am I. We all need to show a little understanding, patience and co-operation.
It can’t be stressed enough: fundamental research provides an essential base of knowledge on which applied research depends.
This model can be employed at any institution and can be used by instructors in their response to student requests for informal course accommodations.
An analysis of written communications related to COVID-19 at colleges and universities in China, Canada, and the United States during the first six months of the pandemic.
The decisions that professors make around evaluation and review – as well as in teaching and scholarly inquiry – are a product of their own interpretation of “excellence.”
Here are three ways Canadian universities can do more to help.
How do we make sense of what has happened, and how do we move forward towards a post-COVID world?
Fostering intergenerational education enriches us all, providing us with unique and diverse perspectives.
Diversity is easy to define and measure, and thus manage, but equity and inclusion are not and require much greater effort.
There is a critical gap between what is required to respond to the pandemic on the ground and what we’re being taught in grad school.
Maybe – but the key question for colleges and universities is not the balance between online and face-to-face teaching, but survival.
Once students get a fever for writing, sometimes you have to just let it run its course – and, in certain cases, it never goes away.