04 novembre 2016

UNB brings toll of war to the streets with Victoria Cross banners

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Natalie Samson. On Remembrance Day this year, portraits of Canada’s most highly decorated military personnel will line the streets of capital cities across the country. More...

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The university sector cheers reinstatement of the UCASS survey

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Natalie Samson. The lack of a national survey of academic staff has been “a huge data gap” in Canada, says one researcher. More...

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More universities seeking coordinated response to sexual violence on campus

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Natalie Samson. At least five Canadian universities have hired sexual violence prevention coordinators in the last two years, with more to come. More...

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#DistractinglyHonest exhibit highlights women’s work in STEM

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Ashleigh Vanhouten. Eden Hennessey focuses on the positive in her latest interactive artwork at Laurier. More...

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Undergraduate education in the social sciences could use a rethink

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Rod Missaghian. The social science traditions in Canada are strong, but it might be time to consider new interdisciplinary approaches. More...

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New, critical scholarship is needed to improve digital learning

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By George Veletsianos. The ways that digital education is organized, enacted and designed is undergoing significant change. More...

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We need to challenge the primacy of “productivity” as an educational metric

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Andrew Moore. A recent study out of the University of Ottawa affirms the economic viability of liberal arts degrees. According to the data, eight years after graduation, the average social science graduate earns a little over $60,000 and the average humanities graduate a little under $60,000. More...

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Why universities need to reinforce their recognition of prior learning

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Patrick Donahoe. Savvy students understand that learning happens in multiple venues beyond the classroom. In a recent discussion about the intended uses of The Manual on Quality Assurance for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in Canada, published last year by the Canadian Association for Prior Learning Assessment, a colleague asked if I thought the manual would lead to more RPL activity at Canadian universities. More...

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Academic mobbing, or how to become campus tormentors

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Eve Seguin. If you’re a university professor, chances are fairly good that you have initiated or participated in mobbing. Why? First, because mobbers are not sadists or sociopaths, but ordinary people; second, because universities are a type of organization that encourages mobbing; and third, as a result, mobbing is endemic at universities. More...

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A call to end single use, throw-away assignments

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Joanna Ashworth. The gold standard for assignments would engage the student in learning while also contributing to the social good. More...

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