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INNOVATUS

Welcome to the November 2021 issue of 'Innovatus'

Welcome to the November 2021 edition of "Innovatus," a special issue of YFile devoted to teaching and learning innovation at York University. "Innovatus" offers compelling and accessible feature-length stories about York University’s commitment to excellence in teaching, learning, internationalization and the student experience.
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Dean's message: Faculty of Health focused on rewarding educational experience

As this issue of “Innovatus” illustrates, we live in a world where rapid and continuous change is the norm. The ability to learn and acclimate are essential. Given this, the pandemic inspired the Faculty of Health to adapt and advance its teaching and learning objectives in new ways.
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Virtual escape rooms enliven nursing classes

Remote course delivery didn’t prevent one Faculty of Health nursing professor from finding creative ways for her York University nursing students to improve their clinical decision-making skills.
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Course offers helping of global health promotion with side of video skills

Students taking the Promoting Global Health course received an unexpected serving of video skills, thanks to a challenging and innovative course assignment delivered by their instructor.
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THE SCOOP

A new article by York University Professor Emeritus Paul Axelrod in the Canadian Journal of Higher Education takes a deep look at academic freedom in the Canadian university sector.

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Role-play exercises add experiential education component to leadership course

Undaunted by the pandemic, after reshaping her course to include role-playing exercises, an intrepid Faculty of Health professor took up the challenge offered by remote learning and took students into a virtual role-playing learning experience with stellar results.
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Helping psychology students visualize and apply statistics

In her third-year course on statistics, a Faculty of Health psychology professor and her teaching assistant help students overcome their fear about statistics by empowering them to understand the power and potential of data.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

November 19, 2021

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 23, 2021

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Treaty relations, Planning and Indigenous consultation at the City of Toronto

YORK IN THE MEDIA

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