education

Zoom Meetings

Is online learning the future of education? I hope not

My experiences with online learning have been irritating and impeded my success I was recently listening to a podcast about machine learning and education, in which Charles Isbell, a professor…

UVic-led graphic novel project aims to inform new generation about Holocaust

Over 70 years on from the Holocaust and with antisemitism rising across the globe, a UVic-led project aims to inform a new generation in order to prevent a repeat of…

Tweetcap of Dec 6 Senate Meeting

At the last UVic Senate meeting of the decade, senators talked divestment and made amendments to the Faculty of Education policy.

LETTER | Re: “Blood and Bruises”

"In 'Blood and Bruises,' Natasha Simpson writes about traumatized children acting violently, arguing the UVic Teacher Education program fails to prepare teachers for these situations. This seriously misrepresents the valuable…

Students take initiative for LGBTQ2+ training in the education program

Faculty currently doesn’t offer specific courses for inclusion, sexual orientation, or gender identity UVic’s campus is usually empty on a Saturday afternoon, which made the sound of Hayley Kiyoko’s “Curious”…

U.K. school visits UVic in search of teaching talent

Canadian teachers were put to the test at UVic on Jan. 17 for recruitment to teach at a ground-breaking school in England. Bohunt Education Trust (BET) is an innovative academy…

Undergraduate degrees: society’s crazy ex

It’s 1:04 in the morning. I start work at my dead end job at 8:30 a.m. I have been lying in bed, sweating in my dad’s Kokanee t-shirt that he…

Open-source textbooks

This is the second instalment about the practicality of open source texts. Last week Veronica Roberts addressed the irony of offering winners of a sustainability contest a UVic Bookstore gift…

Major decisions

Nowadays, it’s easy to put off declaration until just before graduation. The students who planned their timetables got to graduate. Those who forgot a course had to stay behind. It…