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The Skills Agenda

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | JUN 12 2024

Students are not being properly prepared for future careers. This needs to change.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL & CHRISTIE SCHULTZ | JUN 06 2024

Academic leaders conduct and oversee considerable emotional labour within Canada’s universities. Care ethics approaches can inform this work.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL & CHRISTIE SCHULTZ | MAY 22 2024

Applying care ethics to our academic work.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL & CHRISTIE SCHULTZ | APR 23 2024

Emotional labour and care work are part of academia. They should be recognized as such.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | APR 02 2024

Nine active learning ideas to consider as you end the semester.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | JAN 16 2024

Effective listening is a valuable life and career skill that instructors can help students develop.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | DEC 18 2023

Understanding research independence can help identify level-appropriate strategies for skill development.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | NOV 24 2023

How some Canadian research universities approach graduate professional development.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL, MARIIA IAKOVLEVA & TANVIR AHMED | OCT 24 2023

As supervisors, PIs and department chairs, individual faculty members can help early career researchers identify and develop their skills.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | AUG 24 2023

How instructors can help teaching assistants develop as graduate students.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL & HEATHER ROSS | JUL 17 2023

These learning materials can be freely shared and usually allow for the ability to adapt them to meet student needs.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL SUSAN BENS | JUN 23 2023

Use your concerns about ChatGPT and academic misconduct to redesign your courses to build academic integrity skills.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL SUSAN BENS | JUN 16 2023

Evolving technologies present both challenges and opportunities for advancing academic integrity.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL SUSAN BENS | JUN 08 2023

Understanding the reasons for cheating provides instructors with a starting point to address the issue.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | MAY 17 2023

The Canadian Historical Association is leading by example when it comes to modernizing doctoral education.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | APR 11 2023

Our students will work in a data-driven world. How can instructors ensure they have the skills they need to work with data responsibly?

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | MAR 10 2023

Knowledge workers will require the ability to work in diverse teams and contexts.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | FEB 14 2023

ChatGPT is demonstrating the disruptive potential of AI for higher education. The challenge is to identify how to use this disruption to advance learning.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | DEC 06 2022

The Pay It Forward Assignment allows students to share their learning to help current and future students.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | NOV 25 2022

This is an opportunity to create value beyond an individual student’s learning.

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