My underlying message to my students was to keep their educational goals as an anchor during these unexpected times.
COVID-19 will still be very much with us at the start of the fall term, and we need to prepare.
While the University of Alberta has opted for a mandatory credit/no credit assessment this term, other universities are letting students decide whether to forgo a letter grade.
As long as faculty are consistently communicating with students, the delivery method isn’t as important as the content, says one expert.
Rather than dismissing the loneliness of online learning as inevitable, we need to work collectively across academia to continually improve student experiences for everyone.
Mathematics and statistics instructors from across Canada have come together to launch a grassroots faculty initiative to improve student learning.
For me, podcasting is a way to continue the conversation with my students and bring my research to unexpected new audiences.
It’s never been more urgent for students to learn how to harness the power of persuasion as a force for good.
Small steps can make a big difference to engaging students in their own assessment.
Once a hotly debated position in academe, the teaching-only stream is become more commonplace on campus.
There’s much to admire in Canada’s higher education system, but we can do so much better.
Professors created a graphic novel and simulations to prepare students for treating opioid overdoses.
Clusters are often described as prioritizing interdisciplinary collaboration, but that comes with its own unique set of challenges.
Seven of this year’s cohort recount impromptu situations with their students that led them to reflect deeply on what they do.
Audience members, like students, are key participants and crucial collaborators, not merely passive consumers.
“Typically in vet practice, the routine is to … check the boxes. I realized very quickly that that was not the way to go about it – it was about establishing a relationship first.”
Canadian researchers offered a sneak peek of some of the results at Congress in Vancouver.
The term is ubiquitous in university mission statements, but students seem to understand it differently than we do.
These six strategies can easily be implemented as part of a proactive approach to essay writing.
Researchers now have access to a flood of educational data on students that they hope will offer insights on how to improve the learning experience. Will it work?