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Dreams of reconciliation

Dreams of reconciliation

For one group of students, their semester-long dive into Indigenous culture is nearing an end – while another class gets set to begin its journey this summer.

Heather Macfarlane, Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Department of English, has just recently completed the first offering of ENGL218: Introduction to Indigenous Literature in Canada. The course examined Indigenous novels, traditional stories, poetry, short stories and plays from various time periods, written by Métis, Inuit and First Nations authors.

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OUSA's 2018 Teaching Excellence Award Recipients

OUSA's 2018 Teaching Excellence Award Recipients

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance Teaching Excellence Award recognizes educators who excel at unlocking the potential of Ontario’s young people. Successfully engaging individuals in the learning experience depends on an instructor's ability to spark students' curiosity and desire to learn. It is our pleasure to give these remarkable professionals the recognition they deserve.

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Exploring Open textbooks for open education

Exploring Open textbooks for open education

David Porter, the CEO of eCampusOntario, will be speaking on the open movement in education during a special event at Robert Sutherland Hall on Wednesday, June 28.

Dr. Porter, a former  teacher, teacher-librarian, senior administrator, and first executive director of BCcampus, will also explore new developments such as the Open Textbook Initiative recently launched by eCampusOntario.

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Faculty, staff invited to learn more about experiential learning

Faculty, staff invited to learn more about experiential learning

Queen’s faculty and staff members are invited to an event celebrating the launch of the Experiential Learning (EL) Hub, a central website that provides information and best practices about experiential learning opportunities at Queen’s to faculty, administrators, and community partners.

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Blazing a trail in Aboriginal studies

Blazing a trail in Aboriginal studies

When it comes to courses in Aboriginal studies at Queen’s University, many of the paths, both past and present, lead to Bob Lovelace (Global Development Studies).

The originator of on-campus, blended and online courses, as well as playing an advisory role in the creation of the new Indigenous Studies Minor, Mr. Lovelace is the founding manager for the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre and, with others, an initiator of the Annual Aboriginal Studies Symposium at Queen’s.

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Congratulations to Richard Ascough!

Congratulations to Richard Ascough!

The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), in partnership with D2L, are proud to present five outstanding post-secondary educators with the 2017 D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning. Selected from applicants around the world, the award recognizes educators that are redefining the learning experience through innovative practices.

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