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Teach frustration capacity to students instead of providing moral simplicity

“Unambivalent responses to uncomplicated meanings: This is a Manichaean formula for polarization, and a blueprint for misunderstanding—both oneself, and others,” writes Lyell Asher in a call for the higher ed community to resist providing students with the moral simplicity that they “crave.” Asher outlines the many places that this simplification can be tempting—from the university boardroom […]

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Genesis of a Gerontology Credential

In May, 2016, the Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre and Langara College entered into an agreement with the School of Social Work, University of Calgary, to provide a practicum placement in the area of program development. For the past six months, Harpreet Chahal, a Masters of Social Work Student in U of C’s Leadership in […]

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Infographics on International Studies, 2016.

The Canadian Bureau for International Education has produced some great infographics that showcase a number of topics including where international students come from and why international students choose Canada. Click on the links below for more information, including the statistics gathered on Canadian students studying abroad. Canadian Studies Abroad, 2016 International Studies in Canada, 2016

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Strategies for the Intercultural Classroom

Come join us during the exam period to learn more about strategies for the intercultural classroom. Click on the links below to find out more about the workshops and sign up.  Space is limited so sign up early. Plagiarism and Culture – “Whose words are these anyways?” Tuesday, Dec 13th from 10:00AM-12:30PM Exploring the Challenges of Cross-cultural Written Communication in the Classroom […]

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Indigenizing the Curriculum Workshop

The University of the Fraser Valley is running its highly acclaimed, three day workshop, Indigenizing the Curriculum, in January. Indigenizing the Curriculum is a fascinating opportunity that provides strategies and techniques which addresses the absence of Indigenous ways of knowing and history in the curriculum. For the most part, faculty members agree that being more […]

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Psychology Science Fair

The Department of Psychology invites you to their Psychology Science Fair being held November 23 & 24, 2016 in A-Building Lobby. Posters will display psychology instructors’ and students’ research in a variety of topics in the field. Q&A sessions will provide an opportunity to the public to interact with the presenters and ask questions about […]

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