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Spring/Summer 2019 NEXT Magazine now available

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Packed with stories of interdisciplinary collaboration, real-world projects, and even the story behind a popular Humber prof-hosted conspiracy theory podcast, the latest issue of NEXT magazine celebrates the benefits of working together in a supportive and rewarding environment at Humber College.

You can view our latest issue by clicking here.

Humber NEXT is an amalgamation of the dynamic work that staff, faculty and students are producing. This is your magazine. You define Humber, so let us produce your story. 

Share with us your exciting classroom experiences and innovative teaching techniques!

Submit your ideas to humberpress@humber.ca

New NEXTcast with Arun Dhanota & Dan Rowe

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In the latest episode of NEXTcast, Nathan sits down with professors Arun Dhanota and Dan Rowe to discuss the documentary film they created here at Humber. Chronicling lived experiences of mental illness and addiction, the film will be used in the college and greater community as a teaching and training tool.

Stay tuned! We’ve plenty more stories of innovative initiatives and projects at Humber College that we can’t wait to share with you.

As always, Listen on Soundcloud, or search for “Humber NEXTcast” on iTunes. And be sure to leave a comment or a review to let us know what you think!

 

New NEXTcast: Episode 11 with Sarah Feldbloom and Leanne Milech

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In the newest episode of NEXTcast, Nathan speaks with Leanne Milech and Sarah Feldbloom about research they’ve done into the use of multimodal texts (including Solange’s “Don’t Touch My Hair”) as teaching tools.

Stay tuned! We’ve plenty more stories of innovative initiatives and projects at Humber College that we can’t wait to share with you.

As always, Listen on Soundcloud, or search for “Humber NEXTcast” on iTunes. And be sure to leave a comment or a review to let us know what you think!

Listen to the newest episode right here:

NEXTcast episode 10 now available!

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In the newest episode of NEXTcast, NEXTcast producer Kristin Valois speaks with Geoff Lachapelle—Humber’s eSports coordinator and a lecturer in the Game Programming program—about the educational value of competitive gaming.

Stay tuned! We’ve plenty more stories of innovative initiatives and projects at Humber College that we can’t wait to share with you.

As always, Listen on Soundcloud, or search for “Humber NEXTcast” on iTunes. And be sure to leave a comment or a review to let us know what you think!

Listen to the tenth episode of the second season here:

 

 

New NEXTCAST episodes in 2019

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Happy New Year!

We kicked off 2019 with an inspiring chat with professors George Paravantes & Dennis Kappen about the groundbreaking augmented reality project they worked on with a student team last summer. Then, we focused on the great outdoors with Early Childhood Education professor Louise Zimanyi, to learn more about the Forest and Nature Program she helped create, and the research she’s done into the program’s impact.

Stay tuned! We’ve plenty more stories of innovative initiatives and projects at Humber College that we can’t wait to share with you.

As always, Listen on Soundcloud, or search for “Humber NEXTcast” on iTunes. And be sure to leave a comment or a review to let us know what you think!

(Pssst. Since you’re already here, you can also click play right below.)

 

Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education Call for Papers

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Expressions of interest are invited for a Special Issue of the Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education on the topic of “Innovation in Sustainable Solutions.”  Authors (co-authored submissions are welcome!) are invited to submit a 250-500 word expression of interest, describing a paper they would like to contribute to the Special Issue. Proposed contributions could take the form of empirical papers, review papers, brief reports, or case studies, and are expected to link to existing literature on the topic.

Potential topics for the special issue might include pedagogical approaches within, or the impact of projects or programs focused on sustainable infrastructure and construction, alternative energy, smart cities, or advanced manufacturing. Papers may include success stories, best practices, evidence of curriculum shifts to accommodate new needs, or examples of industry partnering with polytechnics to address their own operational need for talent or innovation.

Expressions of interest should be submitted by Friday, March 1, 2019. Authors of successful proposals will be notified by March 15. Complete papers will be due by August 31, 2019. Authors may be asked to act as peer reviewers for other papers in the special issue.

Questions may be directed to Heidi Marsh (heidi.marsh@humber.ca).

Submit a Proposal

Nextcast episode 5 with Ron Old is live!

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We sat down in studio with Child and Youth Care professor Ron Old to discuss the ways Humber College and Ripple Effect Children’s Services are partnering to increase the availability of mental health services for children, and provide enriching learning opportunities for Humber students.

As always, Listen on Soundcloud, or search for “Humber NEXTcast” on iTunes. And be sure to leave a comment or a review to let us know what you think!

Since you’re already here, you can also click play right below!

 

 

 

 

NEXTcast Episode 4 with Eileen DeCourcy is now available!

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In our fourth regular episode of the season, we had the pleasure of speaking with Eileen DeCourcy, Associate Vice President of Teaching & Learning.

As Eileen moves on to a new position with St. Lawrence College as Senior Vice President, Academic, she reflects on her initial vision for the CTL and the teaching and learning initiatives she championed at Humber College. Eileen will be greatly missed, and we are grateful for the opportunity to chat with her in studio.

As always, Listen on Soundcloud, or search for “Humber NEXTcast” on iTunes. And be sure to leave a comment or a review to let us know what you think! Thanks for listening!

You can also listen to our conversation right here:

 

NEXTCast Episode 3: Tayler Buchanan from the Office of Sustainability

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That’s right – it’s live! New NEXTCast is here!

We are pleased to share our conversation with Tayler Buchanan, communications and events intern from the Office of Sustainability. We chat with Tayler about the work she’s doing to promote sustainability at Humber, and how The Office of Sustainability collaborates with faculty and select programs to create learning opportunities for students.

Thanks for listening! As always, Listen on Soundcloud, or search for “Humber NEXTcast” on iTunes. And be sure to leave a comment or a review to let us know what you think!

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NEXTCast Episode 2 is here: Lichuan Wen and the Accessibility Bar

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In this episode, special guest host Kristin Valois speaks with CTL programmer Lichuan Wen about the Accessibility Bar, which makes the web more accessible for everyone, and which has getting attention and interest inside and outside of Humber College.

Thanks for listening! As always, listen on Soundcloud, or search for “Humber NEXTCast” on iTunes. And be sure to leave a comment or a review to let us know what you think!

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