Osgoode and CIGI announce new partnership in fostering innovation

The International Law Research Program at CIGI will provide $100,000 to fund an administrator for IP Osgoode’s Innovation Clinic as well as stipends for two Juris Doctor student research assistants. They will assist IP Osgoode’s Founder and Director, Professor Giuseppina D’Agostino, with her critical evaluation of Osgoode’s Innovation Clinic model and other clinic models elsewhere.

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Introducing Innovatus, a new teaching and learning edition of YFile

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Innovatus, a special monthly edition of YFile that highlights York University’s focus on innovation in teaching, learning and the student experience. Each issue will explore how York University community members are expanding experiential learning, enhancing the student experience, inspiring innovation in technology-enhanced learning and embracing new directions in teaching.

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Art opens a new window on chronic illness

Faculty of Health psychology Professor Lucy Gagliese teaches a fourth-year, blended undergraduate course on the psychology of chronic illness. In 2016, she chose to incorporate arts into the online section of the course because she felt it would give her students a different perspective and more empathy towards those individuals who live with a chronic illness.

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York U’s Teaching Commons creates inaugural eLearning “Community of Practice” website

York University through its Teaching Commons has taken a leadership role in establishing a new online Community of Practice (CoP) website for educational developers and professionals specializing in eLearning. The Ontario eTeaching & eLearning CoP website is the first in province to offer a place to share best practices, observations and perspectives in eLearning and eTeaching.

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