J-Schools Canada, a network for journalism educators and program administrators, will have its first meeting at the Canadian Communication Association conference at Congress in June.
Faculties of education have a role to play in ensuring that teachers can identify and respond to students’ mental health challenges.
Research suggests that student evaluations of teaching are often badly designed and used inappropriately. But change is underway.
The once-ubiquitous MBA degree is being replaced by shorter, more targeted master’s programs.
Perpetuating such a myth downplays the value of discipline, energy and effort.
The mounting teacher shortages in parts of Canada have several sources, including working conditions, cuts to teacher education programs and a lack of specialty instructors.
Educators are using gaming elements, combined with the interactive and immersive aspects of virtual reality, to enhance learning.
As time goes by, I’m having more and more misgivings about using social media.
Why does the scholarship of teaching and learning remain a hard sell to faculty?
A professor’s donation goes towards an open-air classroom meant to encourage dialogue without distraction.
Part-time and summer jobs can be valuable sources of experiential learning and critical thinking for students.
In all the strategizing, expanding and refining of services on offer to students who struggle with anxiety, depression or any number of other serious mental illnesses, faculty are asking, where do we fit?
An array of new programs gives students an opportunity to tackle issues of importance to their local communities.
Or, to quote Gord Downie, “I’m not going to do the dancing bear!”
We need to refocus and intensify our efforts on math education if Canada is to compete internationally.
Disruption does not occur without dissonance. The more disruptive the idea, the higher the likelihood of significant disturbance.
We asked our readers: what is the one teaching tip, tool or technique you can’t live without?
Students need to reach out for help, and our systems must work to provide solutions.
Such evaluations can’t be used for tenure and promotion decisions, arbitrator rules in case involving Ryerson University.
The university is a pioneer of problem-based learning and was one of the first Canadian institutions to open a teaching and learning centre.