edYOUcation: Putting Students at the Centre of your Education

September 20, 2013 at 14:51 pm

From September 23rd to 27th, edYOUcation will give students a broader look at the current state of McMaster’s experiential learning opportunities, open up dialogue on new forms of education and highlight the ways in which undergrads want to see their education evolve.

Putting students at the centre of their own education, edYOUcation will feature a variety of programming, including experiential education opportunities, hands-on application and problem based learning, as well as e-learning. EdYOUcation willencourage the sharing areas for improvement. As technology, pedagogy and the job market evolve, so too do the needs of students in the modern post-secondary education system.  

edYOUcation Sept 23rd - 27th:

Online Chat re: Online Education with McMaster President Patrick Deane and AVP (Teaching & Learning) Arshad Ahmad

September 24th from 1:30-2:30 PM (www.msumcmaster.ca/edYOUcation)

Do you think more courses should be online? Less? What’s been your experience with Avenue2Learn? Does blended learning (both online and in-person) work for you? Let our university’s top decision-makers know. Log on to msumcmaster.ca/edYOUcation   to chat and ask questions  to McMaster President Patrick Deane and Associate Vice-President (Teaching & Learning) Arshad Ahmad from 1:30 – 2:30 PM.

Experiential Education Fair
September 26th from 11am-2pm, MUSC Atrium

You need skills and experiences to boost your resume. Find out what your options are and get a head-start on your academic and career path. Browse through your faculty’s career, co-op and experiential education offices and check out future courses to give you experience in your field.

Puzzle Piece Display
Ongoing throughout the week, finale on Friday September 27th in MUSC Atrium

Have you ever thought, “Why doesn’t my faculty have this course?” or “I wish McMaster offered...” ? Share your story on a puzzle piece and grab a photo at our media wall. On Friday, we’ll assemble the puzzle pieces in the MUSC Atrium to make a giant puzzle, and finally, we will send each individual piece to government to show them that students are passionate about funding real, quality educational experiences.


For more information, please contact:

Spencer Graham
Vice President (Education)
vped@msu.mcmaster.ca
905-525-9140 ext. 24017

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