Dalhousie implements vaccine mandate, outbreak declared at Western and U of Manitoba to resume in-person learning for winter term.
How a course on the science of learning evolved into the importance of mental health in academic skills development.
We should use what we learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to make university study and work more equitable and inclusive.
To mandate or not to mandate: the debate many universities have been wrestling with is now put to the test.
The 2021 school year is still fraught with risks, but with major risks come major opportunities.
Early career instructors should feel encouraged to extend and innovate in the virtual classroom.
Teaching may be more rewarding when students’ cameras are on, but it comes at a cost.
While most were able to seamlessly pivot to primarily online services, some also faced unique technological, licensing and human resource challenges.
Building on the research that was done may help prepare for future pandemics.
The majority of perpetrators are men, while women with disabilities and Indigenous women are the most likely to be targeted.
Do our students have the skills to succeed in a post-pandemic world?
Some academics argue it should have been part of regular funding programs, or more focused.
What happens when someone outside of the university community co-ordinates a mass email campaign demanding the firing of a faculty member? University policies need to cover this.
Several institutions say preliminary figures suggest the drop in enrollment due to the pandemic may be easing.
July 28, 2021 Brock students in residence will need to be vaccinated this fall Brock University is now requiring students to be fully vaccinated if they want to live in residence. Students must have at least one dose before moving in and must complete the two-shot series within 14 days of moving in. According to […]
Getting students back to pre-COVID-19 standards will be a delicate act.
The pandemic has made the important work of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and of aggressively fighting resurgent racism at an institutional level, all the more urgent.
There’s no need to create a teaching schedule for the fall. Students have been telling us how to create a learning environment that makes sense. We should listen to them.
June 30, 2021 Important updates for incoming, returning international students and faculty International students will be exempt from quarantine, the requirement to stay at a government-authorized accommodation and COVID-19 testing on their eighth day in the country if they meet a list of requirements, the government of Canada announced. It’s part of the government’s easing […]
Universities are mostly resuming face-to-face teaching this fall. This will not be a return to normal; the success of online education has fostered a historic disconnect.