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MacPherson Institute launches new strategic plan and website

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The Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching has announced the launch of its new strategic plan. After a detailed external review on teaching and learning that began in April 2018, the strategic plan will act as a roadmap that will guide the delivery of enhanced teaching and learning supports for […]

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Opportunity to Submit Project Proposals for the Student Partners Program


The Student Partners Program (SPP) aims to establish meaningful partnerships between students and staff/faculty working on teaching and learning projects at McMaster. Since the program was established (in collaboration with the Arts & Science Program) in 2013-14, nearly 400 students from across campus have taken part, working in partnership with faculty and staff to design and develop courses and […]

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MacPherson Institute Strategic Plan Launch

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After a thorough external review of teaching and learning at McMaster in 2018, and in response to recommendations provided by external reviewers and the campus community, the MacPherson Institute spent the past year refining its mission and mandate. are excited to share our finalized Strategic Plan with members of the teaching and learning community and […]

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Teaching & Learning Grants Kickoff Celebration at University Club

On Tuesday June 28th, the MacPherson Institute officially welcomed the 2019 cohort of Leadership in Teaching & Learning Fellows and PALAT Grant Recipients.  The MacPherson two-year Leadership in Teaching & Learning Fellowship program engages faculty members from across the University in scholarly exploration, innovation, evaluation and dissemination of high impact teaching and learning practices. The […]

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