In teaching students debating skills, are we preparing them to build the world we want?
All four regional conferences in Canadian university sports have announced league and championship schedules for the 2021-22 season.
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.
Two grad students discuss their unique experiences of having to switch supervisors.
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.
StFX students will now receive two degrees when they graduate: one in Latin and one in Mi’kmaw.
Moving to online delivery of programs and services forced universities to be creative. Here are some of the initiatives they’ll keep as we return to campus in person this fall.
Many of the programs being pursued that teach more applied skills are ones that universities could provide but choose not to.
Most universities say they will follow local public health guidelines and are strongly encouraging staff and students to get vaccinated.
Low rates of awareness about microcredentials by prospective students and employers remains a challenge.
‘Had the program not been offered in … northern Ontario, we would not have become midwives,’ says one Laurentian graduate.
Can an in-person job shadow program be adapted to an online environment?
Counsellors say the transition has been like ‘building a plane mid-flight.’
Give your students clear learning objectives and concrete opportunities to apply what they are learning.
There is no reason collaborative skills cannot be cultivated in SSH students as much as those associated with innovation and adaptability.
Virtual formats can’t replace face-to-face interactions, but will entrepreneurship programs use the past year to be, in true entrepreneurial fashion, innovative?
The government is preparing an action plan to improve university access and success – and it may bring additional funding to the sector.
The Centre for Career and Vocation prompts students to ask how social responsibility and ‘calling’ factor into their work lives.
After consultations and approval from its new board of governors, Western University’s ‘founding college’ will apply for autonomy to grant its own degrees.
Report shows uncertainty surrounding non-academic positions, in addition to the quite reasonable impression they do not provide massive remuneration, argues political scientist.