Welcome to the September 2021 issue of 'Innovatus'

Welcome to the September 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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Welcome back to campus!

Professor Will Gage, associate vice-president teaching and learning, offers a warm welcome back to campus and introduces some new initiatives his office is pursuing.
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York University’s groundbreaking Academic Innovation Fund turns 10

York University’s Academic Innovation Fund celebrates an important anniversary this year. The program has promoted exceptional innovation in teaching, learning and the student experience and it continues to grow and thrive.
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Hyflex pilot tests seamless remote participation in courses

As Canada begins to look beyond the pandemic, educators have been pondering what shape education will take at universities. One option is a hyflex model of course delivery, which combines in-class and online instruction, delivered concurrently.
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Osgoode Professor Aaron Dhir’s work on boardroom diversity spurs Globe and Mail investigation of corporate explanations for male-dominated boards

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Team tasked with reimagining course delivery

A small, multidisciplinary team has been hard at work exploring new ways to enhance online courses and the experiences of instructors, students and administrative staff. 
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York University’s Teaching Commons is always evolving

Courses offered by the Teaching Commons are generally asynchronous and allow busy faculty, course directors and teaching assistants to use the eClass environment to work at their own pace.
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