Welcome to the January 2021 issue of 'Innovatus'

Welcome to the January 2021 edition of ‘Innovatus,’ a special issue of YFile devoted to teaching and learning innovation at York University. It 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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Glendon's community-based initiatives improve language skills while breaking isolation

To lessen the social isolation caused by the pandemic, faculty and staff at the Glendon Campus have sought ways to build connections among students and the community. Three programs have decreased social isolation, fostered a strong sense of community, while giving students a chance to practise their non-dominant official language (English or French) in unique experiential education settings.

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Exploring the European Union through a Dutch Lens

The Netherlands and Europeanization course offered by Glendon Professor Willem Maas gives students a good understanding of the Netherlands and the European Union (EU). Maas, who is a Jean Monnet Chair, pivoted the course to an online format that offered students an opportunity to interact with an impressive list of speakers with real world experience in the EU.

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Glendon students turn their backyards into labs

Biology students need to learn fieldwork techniques, pandemic, or no pandemic, so Laura McKinnon, an associate professor in Glendon’s bilingual biology program decided to send them out into their backyards to practise and the results of this unique experiential education initiative were outstanding.

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