Tag Archives: learning

Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)’s Communications and Membership Engagement Workshop

This article, written by Philip Girvan, StFXAUT Communications Officer, appears in the Summer 2018 edition of The Beacon. On May 10, 2018 two StFXAUT Communications Committee members, Susan MacKay, StFXAUT Executive Assistant and Philip Girvan, StFXAUT Communications Officer, attended the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)’s Communications and Membership Engagement Workshop. The workshop, organized by […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Remembering Dr. Ann Sherman’s Legacy in the StFX Faculty of Education

This article, written by Joanne Tompkins, Faculty of Education, appears in the Summer 2018 edition of The Beacon. Dr. Ann Sherman joined the Faculty of Education in 1997, having spent almost 20 years in teaching and leadership roles in public education. Ann’s early teaching experiences were in a small First Nations community in Northern Alberta […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Alumni Shout-out: Alexis MacDonald

This interview, conducted by StFXAUT President Mary Oxner, originally appeared in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of The Beacon. The Beacon regularly features interviews with StFX University Alumni on the topic of their relationships with StFXAUT Members who challenged, inspired, or helped in some way. This issue’s interview is with Alexis MacDonald (Psychology ’99 with First […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Getting to Know You: The StfX Music Department

This article, written by Philip Girvan, originally appeared in the Fall 2016 edition of The Beacon. The headline at the top of the “About” section of the StFX website informs visitors that “StFX is known for the quality of our teaching, small class sizes creating an intimate and collaborative learning environment, and our valuable hands-on […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Equity in the Classroom

Written by Rhonda Semple, this article originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. September is welcomed by most academics with a mixture of excitement about the promise of new courses and fresh minds, and the resignation that not all (or any) of our great new assignments will work as planned and that […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

October 19-25 is Open Access Week

Post written by Lise Brin, Scholarly Communications Librarian at Angus L. Macdonald Library. Academic institutions worldwide will be celebrating Open Access Week this week. Here is what we have planned at StFX: All week: Posters, buttons and information sheets at the Angus L. Macdonald Library and the Nicholson 8th floor lounge Monday-Friday: OA factoids via the Library’s Twitter […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

The Looming Attack on Course Enrollment

Written by Brad Long I just wrapped up a meeting with an international student who wanted to discuss potential areas of research for his honours thesis. In this chat he remarked upon his brief experience at StFX and what made it “

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed