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Call for Chapter Reviewers: 50th Anniversary Anthology

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Are you interested in getting involved in the McMaster community? Are you looking for a way to leave your mark on a lasting project, explore your interest in learning, teaching, editing, or the publication process, or gain peer reviewing experience to note on your CV?  We are seeking the help of students, staff, and faculty from the […]

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Hypothesis and PeerScholar Pilot Project

The MacPherson Institute, in partnership with eCampus Ontario sandbox initiative, is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from instructors and staff to pilot the use of two educational technologies in their courses: Hypothesis and PeerScholar. Background The MacPherson Institute collaborates to explore, enhance, support, and recognize teaching and learning experiences at McMaster. In order to encourage […]

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Applications invited for McMaster Open Educational Resources Grant Program

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A grant program that makes it easier for McMaster University instructors to create and integrate free, high-quality online textbooks and other digital educational materials into their teaching is back for a second year, with an increased amount of total funding available. The Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant Program is a three-year pilot project jointly supported […]

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Open Education Week 2021


Started in 2012, Open Education Week is an annual event that aims to raise awareness and highlight open education efforts worldwide. OE Week provides instructors, practitioners and students with an opportunity to gain an understanding of open educational practices (OEP) and be inspired by the wealth of open educational resources (OER) being developed by the global […]

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Call for Zine Submissions: Disability, Accessibility & Teaching and Learning @Mac

Current and former McMaster students with lived experiences of disability, disablement, inaccessibility, and/or ableism are invited to contribute to a zine on Disability, Accessibility & Teaching and Learning at McMaster University. We understand ‘disability’ as a broad umbrella term for diverse experiences of difference, including people who may identify as living with a physical, learning, […]

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Call for Submissions: Reflections on Teaching and Learning at McMaster: 50 Years of Stories 

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Call for Submissions to Edited Collection  Reflections on Teaching and Learning at McMaster: 50 Years of Stories  The Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching will mark its 50th anniversary in 2022, one of the first teaching centres in Canada to reach this milestone. Initially established in 1972 as the Shell Canada Centre for Science […]

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IJSaP call for contributions to a new section on ‘Voices from the Field’


After the release of our most recent issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP)  we are sharing a call for participation for a new section of the journal. IJSaP is piloting a new section of the journal called “Voices from the Field.” The goal of this section is to create a venue […]

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Strategic planning process to shape the future of teaching and learning at McMaster

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Faculty, instructors, students and staff are invited to take part in a strategic planning process that will help shape the future of teaching and learning at McMaster. The process, now underway, will inform the development of the university’s Teaching and Learning Strategic Plan which will include a renewed vision and clear directions for teaching and […]

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Invitation: User Testing for Echo360 Sandpit

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Echo360 is an institutionally-supported online video platform, which has evolved into a new generation active learning environment, offering a range of possibilities to increase student engagement, inclusion, and participation. MacPherson is collaborating with a group of instructors, students, Campus Classroom Technologies, The Equity and Inclusion Office, and Echo360 support managers to learn how to increase student participation with the effective use of […]

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Call for Student Advisory Committee Participation

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Are you a student or do you know a student passionate about supporting student mental health and well-being at McMaster? Dr. Catharine Munn and her team are currently looking for students to serve on the Student Advisory Committee for Phase II of the McMaster Student Mental Health and Well-being Strategy. If this seems like something you or […]

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