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Each month, Innovatus, a special issue of YFile, explores how York University community members are expanding experiential learning, enhancing the student experience, inspiring innovation in technology-enhanced learning and embracing educational development. Click on the title to read a summary of what is covered in this issue.


York University and IBM develop and launch AI-powered student support pilot

York University and IBM have launched an innovative student support solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to provide students with support services designed to improve their university experiences by delivering both academic and personal guidance covering a wide range of topics in real time.

Glendon students introduced to Pathways to Life-Long Learning

The three-credit course developed through the Academic Innovation Fund employs experiential seminars to teach students fundamental and advanced skills for learning, both in the university setting and in their later lives.

Students inaugurate bilingual biology field research course

Glendon biology students Cassandra Carey and Emma Joo travelled to a remote region of Quebec to conduct field research with Laura McKinnon, an assistant professor specializing in avian ecology and climate change.


French is fun! BEd student’s experiential education placement benefits Brampton

York student Esha Bhardwaj is the co-founder of the Brampton East chapter of Canadian Parents for French. During her placement, she spent nine months working with primary students and showing them that learning French is fun.

Calling all TAs and graduate students: Register for the sixth annual STAY Symposium

This free, day-long conference will provide an excellent opportunity for teaching assistants (TAs) and graduate students to connect with one another, network and build community. The conference takes place May 3. Register early to avoid disappointment.




Community conversation

Click here to RSVP for the March 22 Community Conversation event at the Glendon Campus

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