Topic: Teaching and learning

5 ways to keep human connections when moving learning online due to coronavirus

Human connections and meaningful interactions are an essential part of the learning process, especially online. (Shutterstock) Universities across Canada and the world […]

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Coronavirus pushes universities to switch to online classes — but are they ready?

Universities and colleges cancelling in-person classes will need more than technology to have the capacity to offer flexible education. (Shutterstock) In light […]

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Lecture recordings mean fewer students are turning up – does it matter?

Shutterstock In 2017, a business lecturer posted a photo on LinkedIn showing a completely empty university classroom, 15 minutes after the class […]

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Teaching truth and reconciliation in Canada: The perfect place to begin is right where a teacher stands

Despite challenges, teacher education offers a path to begin righting inequities and injustice. Here, people stand on a map from the Indigenous […]

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The ‘slow professor’ could bring back creativity to our universities

Creative, social and family life should not be banished from the knowledge economy. (Shutterstock) Last summer, a friend gave me a copy […]

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Le « slow professor » ou comment retrouver la créativité dans nos universités

Il est temps de pratiquer une certaine dissidence au sein même de l’université. shutterstock L’été dernier, une amie m’a remis le livre […]

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Shifting priorities in the new university

By Thomas Klassen, York University

The image of universities composed of mostly full-time tenured professors is long out-of-date. Half of all undergraduate students in Canada, as in […]

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Editorial Matters: A time for action

By Ben Lewis

Ontario’s universities are built on models of scholarship developed in the United Kingdom and western Europe. Founded by and for European settlers, […]

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The role of faculty associations following the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

By Lori Campbell, Shannon Dea, and Laura McDonald

As universities take on the work of Indigenization, what role do faculty and faculty associations have in advancing the recommendations of the […]

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