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MI Picks Issue 2: Care and Connection in Online Teaching and Learning

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MI Picks is a pilot initiative to engage the McMaster community with recently published teaching and learning scholarship and its applications to practice. In light of recommendations emerging from McMaster’s Fall 2020 Experience Survey, five articles were chosen on the important theme of fostering connections in online learning environments. Together, these articles describe: Conceptual frameworks […]

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Change to Ethics Requirements for Course Assignments

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If your course includes an assignment where students learn about conducting research through interaction with human participants, please read the updated Guide for Instructors on Course-Based Research Activities and Ethics Review. The Tri-Agencies have recently revised the TCPS2 guidance on when a course-based research activity requires ethics review, and some assignments that previously did not […]

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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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Participate in our Student Partners Program Equity Stream Pilot

Researchers at McMaster have received funds from SSHRC to pilot and assess an Equity Stream of the MacPherson Institute’s Student Partners Program. This pilot seeks to align with McMaster’s commitment “to build an inclusive community with a shared purpose” (McMaster University, 2002, p. 5), and to contribute to McMaster’s emerging Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Strategy […]

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