Monthly Archives: May 2011


As posted by the Council of Ontario Universities, May 2011: Digital literacy and expanding access to higher education are the fundamental benefits of an online education ONTARIO ONLINE INSTITUTE With over 10,000 courses and a research portal online, Ontario universities … Continue reading

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Globe and Mail: Class Sizes by University (9 May 2011)

An infographic published in the Globe and Mail, 9 May 2011, “based on student surveys,” suggests that among Canadian universities, Queen’s is second only to McMaster in average first-year undergraduate class size.

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CHE: Learning Today: the Lasting Value of Place (8 May 2011)

As published in the Chronicle of Higher Education, 8 May 2011: By Joseph E. Aoun At a conference last summer, Bill Gates predicted that “place-based activity in college will be five times less important than it is today.” Noting the … Continue reading

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The Nation: Faulty Towers: The Crisis in Higher Education (4 May 2011)

As published in The Nation, 4 May 2011: By William Deresiewicz A few years ago, when I was still teaching at Yale, I was approached by a student who was interested in going to graduate school. She had her eye … Continue reading

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Faculty of Arts and Science Call for Proposals for Course Re-Design (2 May 2011)

From the Faculty of Arts and Science. Emailed to Department Heads by Associate Dean (Studies) Brenda Ravenscroft on 2 May 2011. See also Associate Dean Ravenscroft’s mailings of February 2011 and of 22 February 2012 We are pleased to be able … Continue reading

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