In my opinion
We need to use research to identify and implement the most effective ways to support student writing development.
While celebrating the achievements of Black colleagues is important, we need to acknowledge that it can also be exhausting and even harmful.
The results of a recent study suggest it hasn’t worked for Newfoundland and Labrador.
Researchers in a survey said they don’t want to delay their tenure review but have the criteria for it shift.
Let’s make sure these mediated formats really are about facilitating students’ learning and procedural knowledge construction.
The work of equity asks leaders to support movement toward justice, even when we cannot always foresee or predict the path forward.
It is difficult to see performance-based funding as anything but an ideologically based attempt to redesign the fundamental mission of our universities.
Redefining how university and institutional administrations see this vulnerable population of highly skilled workers is an important first step toward countering inequity and mending the gender gap in academia.
A physicist who now works in Canada recounts being arbitrarily fired from his teaching position in Tehran.
We must shift our conceptions of leadership beyond the confines of individualist, transactional and hierarchal notions toward more complex, relational and collectivist ways that recognize Indigenous nationhood and knowledges.
The higher education community must act as a guiding light as we return to more in-person activities.
How do we manage academic freedom, which should be unhindered, unrestricted and inviolable?
On a recent tour of the European country’s universities and research institutes, we met North American academics who were drawn to much more than the apple strudel, wiener schnitzel and fine chocolate.
Instead of relying on a ‘technological fix,’ we need to ask what drives students to cheat in the first place.
How a course on the science of learning evolved into the importance of mental health in academic skills development.
A recent CACUSS panel shed light on the realities that many racialized staff face.
How McMaster University’s Black Excellence Cohort hiring initiative was formed.
While it is necessary to educate students on academic integrity and academic misconduct, these two concepts are often conflated.
COVID-19 has forced academic conferencing online. As we emerge from the pandemic, we mustn’t return to the ‘old normal.’
Many Indigenous scholars forge ahead to passionately contribute to systemic change; however, as requests mount, and there’s not enough time to go around, we are stretched incredibly thin.