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BY CHELSEA JONES | August 21 2018

If we are serious about accessible online learning, we must talk openly about disability as if it is right here, right now – because it is.

BY SORAYA ROBERTS | July 25 2018

As news media navigate a time of unparalleled disruption, training the next generation of journalists has never been more of a challenge.

BY SHEILA COTE-MEEK | June 01 2018

There are challenges of course. Inevitably negative messages quickly go viral and it can be difficult to respond.


Quebec needs more teaching graduates to respond to growing K-12 enrolment; meanwhile, the rest of Canada is also looking for French-speaking teachers.

BY SUZETTE MAYR | May 30 2018

An excerpt from the latest novel by University of Calgary professor Suzette Mayr.

BY DAVID KENT | May 28 2018

How about offering permanent lecturers the ability to undertake research in a leading lab in the same department?

BY EVE STRINGHAM | May 08 2018

Yes, the two can co-exist with a little understanding and goodwill.


A pair of online instructors revisit the assumption that web-based classes are fundamentally better at accommodating a range of students and teachers.

BY GISÈLE YASMEEN | April 24 2018

Is it best to start from scratch, or to retrofit an existing institution?

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 23 2018

Two years after the surprise success of their book The Slow Professor, the authors reflect on its impact, their attempts to live up to its ideals, and what comes next.


A look at some UCASS data from 1970 to 2016.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | February 02 2018

As academics, we grapple with failure all the time and in a myriad of ways.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | December 22 2017

In Quebec, a new law calls for universities to adopt a code of conduct covering faculty-student relationships.

BY LOUISA SIMMONS | December 19 2017

Several universities have committed to supporting oppressed academics, but few have followed through.

BY DANIEL ROBINSON | December 05 2017

It would be a shame if the lesson learned is simply to remove the controversial bits from your course.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | December 01 2017

A postdoctoral teaching fellowship could be part of a multi-pronged approach to combatting increasingly challenging working conditions.

BY PAUL AXELROD | November 01 2017

University leaders concerned about the employability of graduates should sustain academic and curricular diversity, including the liberal arts.

BY OLDRICH BUBAK | October 23 2017

We need to introduce consistency and reliability into the classroom, and place the student experience at the centre of our teaching.

BY SARAH ELAINE EATON | October 18 2017

The second annual International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating is an attempt by universities around the world to raise awareness about students who hire others to do their work.

BY MICHAEL BAUMANN | October 17 2017

Why don’t more students protest against this most universally distressing ritual of university life?