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.
As news media navigate a time of unparalleled disruption, training the next generation of journalists has never been more of a challenge.
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.
An excerpt from the latest novel by University of Calgary professor Suzette Mayr.
How about offering permanent lecturers the ability to undertake research in a leading lab in the same department?
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.
Is it best to start from scratch, or to retrofit an existing institution?
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.
As academics, we grapple with failure all the time and in a myriad of ways.
In Quebec, a new law calls for universities to adopt a code of conduct covering faculty-student relationships.
Several universities have committed to supporting oppressed academics, but few have followed through.
It would be a shame if the lesson learned is simply to remove the controversial bits from your course.
A postdoctoral teaching fellowship could be part of a multi-pronged approach to combatting increasingly challenging working conditions.
University leaders concerned about the employability of graduates should sustain academic and curricular diversity, including the liberal arts.
We need to introduce consistency and reliability into the classroom, and place the student experience at the centre of our teaching.
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.
Why don’t more students protest against this most universally distressing ritual of university life?