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BY DIANE PETERS | October 19 2021

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is inspiring other universities to prioritize social accountability, advocate for health-policy change, and serve communities in need.

BY CATHERINE COUTURIER | October 15 2021

An international partnership has been established to better understand plagiarism among graduate students.

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | October 13 2021

Particularly in the initial phase of the public health emergency, these unsung university staff did most of the heavy lifting to rework face-to-face courses.

BY MAXIME BILODEAU | October 01 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic created a new way of learning in higher education: outdoor classes.

BY JIM DAVIES | September 28 2021

A cognitive science professor finds little difference between using “the Netflix model” versus “the Disney+ model.”

BY ALEXANDRE BEAUPRÉ-LAVALLÉE | September 14 2021

The 2021 school year is still fraught with risks, but with major risks come major opportunities.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | August 27 2021

Use the first class of the term to show students how to use the syllabus and create a plan to direct them back to the syllabus over the semester.

BY ARLINDA RUCO & EMMANUELLE ARPIN | August 27 2021

Early career instructors should feel encouraged to extend and innovate in the virtual classroom.

BY MARYAM AZIMZADEHIRANI | August 23 2021

Teaching may be more rewarding when students’ cameras are on, but it comes at a cost.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | July 30 2021

In the final stages of syllabus design, don’t forget to include your course policies.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | July 29 2021

Creating a workable course schedule for you and your students.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | July 28 2021

How to design assignments that meet your learning outcomes needs while paying attention to student workloads as well as your own.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | July 27 2021

How to select course learning materials, including reading lists, that meet your learning outcomes needs while paying attention to student workloads and diversity.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | July 26 2021

Day 1 walks you through creating the template and establishing your learning outcomes.

BY ANDIE BURAZIN | July 19 2021

Getting students back to pre-COVID-19 standards will be a delicate act.

BY GLEN FARRELLY | July 07 2021

Using careful planning and refinement, artificial intelligence can be a valuable teaching aid for both profs and students.

BY ALEXANDRE BEAUPRÉ-LAVALLÉE | June 28 2021

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.

BY DANIELLE TASCHEREAU MAMERS | June 24 2021

Instructors need to acknowledge that introducing students to a broader range of expertise requires care, preparation and active facilitation.

BY IAN COUTTS | June 16 2021

Enrollment in philosophy programs and courses are on the rise recently. The discipline is being seen by young people as a tool to understand their world and help change it.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | June 09 2021

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.