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These lecturers can’t get no respect

By Derek Baker, October 2 2014 — Now that September has come to an end, classes are in full swing. We’re now in the regular rhythm of lectures, a sequence of cramming students into the theatre, feverishly taking notes and filing everyone back out. Theoretically, even if a large lecture isn’t enjoyable, it should  at…

Admin to bring new tech to classes

By Manal Sheikh, September 18 2014 — This summer, the U of C published a report called the Framework for Learning Technologies. The strategy outlines 14 priorities to help administration bring more technology into the classroom. Students’ Union vice-president academic Hana Kadri said the committee hasn’t decided what technologies will be used. However, already existing…

Give us this day our daily breadth

By Emilie Medland, September 4, 2014 — There’s a problem with engineers who have no knowledge of Canadian history. A lawyer shouldn’t be speaking in court without a basic grasp on the scientific method. But we’ve become so obsessed with specialization that we only see value in educating students on topics specific to their degree…

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