Ali Asgary, associate professor of disaster and emergency management in the School of Administrative Studies, has been running an annual emergency exercise training and is involved in field research on Vulcano Island in Italy alongside an international team organized and led by the University of Geneva.
The Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series continues Dec. 7 with a reading from Katłįà (Catherine) Lafferty’s debut novel, Land-Water-Sky/Ndè–Tı–Yat’a.
The President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards honour those who, through innovation and commitment, have significantly enhanced the quality of learning by York students. Nominations are due Jan. 28, 2022.
York University’s Go Global SDGs in Action Student Challenge is seeking expressions of interest from faculty and students for an international experiential learning initiative focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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TEACHING & LEARNING
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.
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.
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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Welcome to the November issue of “Innovatus,” a special issue of YFile devoted to teaching and learning, internationalization and the student experience.