Skip to McMaster Navigation Skip to Site Navigation Skip to main content
McMaster Logo McMaster logo

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

IJSAP_logo

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 […]

Read More…

New issue (4.2) of the International Journal for Students as Partners published!

Graphic illustrating a new issue of a journal

The latest issue of the The International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) is here. The International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) is a journal operating from the MacPherson Institute at McMaster University. It is focused on students as partners in learning and teaching in higher education. This may involve students working with a […]

Read More…

Call for Applications: IDEAS Grant

Student at laptop

We are proud to introduce a new teaching and learning grant: IDEAS grant (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Sustainability) McMaster University is committed to building inclusive community with shared purpose. In order to support this mission in the remote teaching context, the MacPherson Institute and the Equity and Inclusion Office are partnering to provide small […]

Read More…

Collecting Midterm Student Feedback Resources

feedback

Collecting feedback from your students in the middle of the term allows you to understand how students are responding to your pedagogical approaches, reflect on their suggestions while your experience is fresh, and subsequently implement changes to your course or teaching that can enhance student learning. We’ve recently released two guides that will help instructors […]

Read More…

We Need Your Feedback on Remote Teaching and Learning

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

The transition to remote teaching and learning through spring, summer and fall terms has created opportunities to re-think approaches to delivering and receiving post-secondary education. It also presents the opportunity to explore and evaluate areas of success and identify areas for improvement. In order to gain a better understanding of what has been working and […]

Read More…

Inspiring McMaster educators receive recognition for outstanding teaching

Composite image of multle headshots

“Forward-thinker.” “Impactful.” “Enthusiastic, inspiring and passionate.” Those are just some of the ways nominators described this year’s recipients of the President’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning. “This year’s President’s Award winners are a really exceptional group”, said President David Farrar. “The award emphasizes the value McMaster places on high quality teaching and […]

Read More…

Fall 2020 Course Registration is Open for the Teaching and Learning Certificates of Completion Program Courses

alt

The Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching offers the Teaching and Learning Certificates of Completion Program for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Students and fellows may earn one, or both, of the following certificates of completion throughout their studies: Teaching and Learning Foundations Certificate of Completion (1) EDUCATN 600: Essential […]

Read More…

Announcing the Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant Winners

OER graphic

Building inroads to accessible, high-quality online digital education materials is critical in our current shift to online learning. We congratulate the first recipients of the OER Grant Program – a three-year pilot supported jointly by the Office of the Provost, McMaster University Libraries and The MacPherson Institute. The following faculty and projects will be supported […]

Read More…

MacPherson Institute offers support and resources to instructors for transition to online fall term

Image of digital training

With the recent announcement from the President that fall term will be held online (with a few exceptions), the Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching will provide a variety of supports and services for Faculty and instructors to leverage now and through the summer to prepare for the transition to […]

Read More…