The Skills Agenda
Effective listening is a valuable life and career skill that instructors can help students develop.
Understanding research independence can help identify level-appropriate strategies for skill development.
How some Canadian research universities approach graduate professional development.
As supervisors, PIs and department chairs, individual faculty members can help early career researchers identify and develop their skills.
How instructors can help teaching assistants develop as graduate students.
These learning materials can be freely shared and usually allow for the ability to adapt them to meet student needs.
Use your concerns about ChatGPT and academic misconduct to redesign your courses to build academic integrity skills.
Evolving technologies present both challenges and opportunities for advancing academic integrity.
Understanding the reasons for cheating provides instructors with a starting point to address the issue.
The Canadian Historical Association is leading by example when it comes to modernizing doctoral education.
Our students will work in a data-driven world. How can instructors ensure they have the skills they need to work with data responsibly?
Knowledge workers will require the ability to work in diverse teams and contexts.
ChatGPT is demonstrating the disruptive potential of AI for higher education. The challenge is to identify how to use this disruption to advance learning.
The Pay It Forward Assignment allows students to share their learning to help current and future students.
This is an opportunity to create value beyond an individual student’s learning.
By visualizing the end goal of a project or assignment from the get-go, students can clearly identify which steps are truly necessary.
As we start a new fall semester, instructors should keep in mind that today’s students come from a vast array of backgrounds and still have pandemic-related stress.
Western University’s Own Your Future program reflects a partnership between units across the institution.
Why a small investment of time now can make future course planning much easier.
The economy needs more human skills. There is opportunity for both universities and employers to take steps to address this.