Deciding if a master’s or PhD is the right next step for you can be a difficult one. We asked for some advice.
Universities have made great strides in accommodating a range of disabilities among students over the last decade. But once students go into the field, they often encounter more barriers than they did on campus.
Massive open online courses are shifting in new directions.
How the new credo for community-engaged research is making a difference both in communities and at universities.
The Black Hole
A little while back I wrote a blog post called "Continue reading which proposed that PhD programs finish in 4 to 5 years and that thesis committees take a mor...https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/the-black-hole/postdoctoral-mentors-and-a-regular-reality-check/
University career advisers have some advice for graduating students.
As the semester comes to an end, thousands of students will leave the world of academia behind them. To help you make the exciting – but often nerve-wracking – next step, we asked a selection of university career advisers the following question: "If you could give one piece of advice to s...https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/career-advice-article/degree-in-hand-now-what/
Drop in applications for teacher education most pronounced in Ontario.
The number of applicants to teacher education programs in Ontario is down to its lowest level in 15 years, as bleak job prospects continue to discourage new entrants to the field. The trend has some faculties of education reducing the numbers of contract faculty they employ, revamping courses and in...https://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/teacher-ed-programs-begin-to-contract/
Congress offers career development for students and faculty.
Classes are winding down, grades are being posted and campuses are transitioning into the quiet season of summer. That means many humanities and social science scholars are turning their thoughts to … Congress! The Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is an annual pilgrimage for an es...https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/career-advice-article/just-around-the-career-corner-congress-2013/
Desire2Learn, one of Canada’s technology success stories, can trace its roots directly to a university classroom.