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BY VESELIN JUNGIC | April 21 2020

My underlying message to my students was to keep their educational goals as an anchor during these unexpected times.

BY LISA YOUNG | April 10 2020

COVID-19 will still be very much with us at the start of the fall term, and we need to prepare.

BY NATHAN FUNG | April 01 2020

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.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | March 23 2020

As long as faculty are consistently communicating with students, the delivery method isn’t as important as the content, says one expert.

BY ROBERT FURTADO | March 18 2020

Rather than dismissing the loneliness of online learning as inevitable, we need to work collectively across academia to continually improve student experiences for everyone.

BY ANDIE BURAZIN, VESELIN JUNGIĆ & MIROSLAV LOVRIĆ | February 12 2020

Mathematics and statistics instructors from across Canada have come together to launch a grassroots faculty initiative to improve student learning.

BY ROBERT DANISCH | January 13 2020

For me, podcasting is a way to continue the conversation with my students and bring my research to unexpected new audiences.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | January 07 2020

It’s never been more urgent for students to learn how to harness the power of persuasion as a force for good.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | November 28 2019

Small steps can make a big difference to engaging students in their own assessment.

BY SHAWN XIONG | November 01 2019

Once a hotly debated position in academe, the teaching-only stream is become more commonplace on campus.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | October 30 2019

There’s much to admire in Canada’s higher education system, but we can do so much better.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 28 2019

Professors created a graphic novel and simulations to prepare students for treating opioid overdoses.

BY CRESO SÁ | October 21 2019

Clusters are often described as prioritizing interdisciplinary collaboration, but that comes with its own unique set of challenges.

BY ANQI SHEN | August 28 2019

Seven of this year’s cohort recount impromptu situations with their students that led them to reflect deeply on what they do.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | August 23 2019

Audience members, like students, are key participants and crucial collaborators, not merely passive consumers.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | August 12 2019

“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.”

BY KERRY BANKS | July 30 2019

Canadian researchers offered a sneak peek of some of the results at Congress in Vancouver.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | May 10 2019

The term is ubiquitous in university mission statements, but students seem to understand it differently than we do.

BY STUART CHAMBERS | April 26 2019

These six strategies can easily be implemented as part of a proactive approach to essay writing.

BY NAVNEET ALANG | April 23 2019

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?