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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!

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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!

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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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