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The header logo for the December 2017 issue of the Academic Newsletter

Articles in the December 2017 Academic Newsletter:

  • From Laurel’s Desk – December 2017

    Laurel Schollen, Vice-President Academic, introduces the December 2017 issue of the Academic Newsletter.
  • Academic College Council Update

    As the new chair of Academic College Council, I know we have a lot of work to do this year, primarily in the area of academic policy and procedures.
  • The 12 Apps of Christmas

    Are you interested in technologies? Do you want to explore mobile apps, but aren’t sure where to start?
  • From the Registrar

    With the turnover so close between the next terms, we are trying to streamline the promotion process to assist everyone in getting through what needs to be done as effectively as possible.
  • My.Seneca Quick Tips – Did You Know…?

    Here are a few tips to help you get more out of My.Seneca Grade Center.
  • Introducing Dominic Beaudry

    Dominic Beaudry joined our team at the School of English and Liberal Studies this fall and we are pleased to welcome him to Seneca.
  • Innovations in Experiential Learning: Introducing Riipen

    Riipen makes it possible to embed real-world industry projects directly into course curriculum, so students are exposed to hands-on learning throughout their education.
  • The Memory Aid – If it is not a cheat sheet or a formula sheet, what is it?

    What is a memory aid and who is able to use one? What does a memory aid look like? How is a memory aid created and approved?
  • Congratulations!

    Congratulations to Jennifer Peters, Seneca Libraries’ eLearning and Digital Literacies Librarian! She has been awarded the Ontario College and University Library Association’s Special Achievement Award for her work as project manager on The Learning Portal.
  • Academic Integrity at Seneca

    Seneca is in the process of developing a holistic, integrated Academic Integrity program model that is grounded in a teaching and learning approach. The purpose of the program is to raise the current standard and maintain a high standard of academic integrity across the institution.
  • Spotlight on: Academic Integrity

    In the December 2017 issue of the Academic Newsletter, we examine two forms of fraudulent activity: contract cheating and predatory publishing.
  • Open Educational Resources at Seneca

    In the past year, there has been a boom in Open Educational Resources (OERs) in Ontario. But what are OERs?
  • From the Previous Issue… Quantitative Literacy Puzzle Solution

    Congratulations to everyone who solved the Quantitative Literacy Puzzle…
  • Teaching & Learning Days

    Our next Teaching & Learning Day, “Be Open: Share, Reflect, Include,” is Monday, February 26 at Newnham Campus. Highlights include two keynote speakers and sessions on open education topics.
  • International Education Committee

    The International Education Committee will provide regular reports to and receive feedback from Academic College Council on matters pertaining to internationalization, a strategic objective that is being embraced college-wide.
  • Intercultural Knowledge and Global Perspective Puzzle

    Here is an Intercultural Knowledge and Global Perspective Puzzle…
  • Educational Technology Advisory Committee Update

    The Educational Technology Advisory Committee (ETAC) is going strong. We’ve had some great discussions: Active Learning Classroom layouts; Open Educational Resource options; new learning tools available in My.Seneca, in the Cloud, and in the classroom; and so much more.

Our Next Issue

The next issue of the Academic Newsletter will be published in February 2018; submissions are due by Friday, February 9, 2018.

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