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Do ‘WE’ have a problem? The future of charity and Canada’s aid sector

How will the WE scandal impact the charity and aid sector? Join us for a panel discussion with a group of renowned Canadian development experts.   Nicolas Moyer President & CEO Cooperation Canada   Simran Singh Director, Global Programs CARE Canada   Rebecca Tiessen Professor

Impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian Development Sector: A presentation of research findings

Join a University of Guelph/CAIDP webinar about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Canadian humanitarian organisations. Researchers surveyed 154 Canadian organisations about the challenges and impacts of the pandemic on their operations as well as collected information about these organisations' response strategies. Panelists will discuss the findings and their implications for the future of the Canadian foreign aid sector. Speakers: Andrea Paras, Associate Professor, University of Guelph Jean Lowry, President, CAIDP

Wrongful Conviction Day 2020

Join us for a webinar in support of exonerees and to bring attention to the injustices faced by the wrongfully convicted. Guest Speaker: Robert Baltovich, exoneree

Webinar: Teaching and Learning in a Virtual Classroom Setting

With the start of the fall semester just around the corner, we know instructors have been busy preparing and planning how to deliver their courses. There are several virtual teaching tools and strategies available, and we want to provide you with an opportunity to dive deeper into how you may consider establishing a virtual learning community this fall. This session will explore topics and tools related to teaching and learning in a virtual classroom, including:

Webinar: Tools for Providing Meaningful (and quick!) Feedback to Students

Educational research demonstrates providing meaningful feedback to students has a positive impact on their learning and development (Ambrose et al., 2010). From an instructor’s perspective, providing students with feedback can often be time consuming, feel repetitive, and often times may feel as if students do not make use of the feedback. As a result, it is challenging to strike a balance between workload and supporting students, particularly in remote learning environments.

Webinar: Strategies for Community Engaged Teaching and Learning in Remote Learning Environments

Community Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL) meaningfully integrates and aligns community-identified priorities and course learning outcomes. Many mutually beneficial partnerships exist between faculty, students, and community, but what does meaningful CETL look like as we transition to remote learning environments? How do we make the most of remote learning to support collaborative partnerships in CETL with attention to student learning and engagement as well as ethical and sustainable community connections? By the end of this session, participants will:

India's Migrant Crisis: The Elusive Search for a Better Life

This webinar will focus on the failures of the central and state governments in India in protecting the migrants during the COVID-19 lockdown and beyond. It will also review the economic package announced by the Government of India and its impact on return migrants.   https://uoguel.ph/circlewebinar3     Presented by:

Webinar: Graduate Student Support: An Open Forum for Discussion

This session is an open forum for faculty and lecturers to share their experiences and challenges with supervising graduate students and supporting virtual graduate classes and programs during COVID-19. This session will host three breakout rooms. We invite you to share your experiences, challenges, and best practices with:

Webinar: Designing Assessments: A Learner-Centred Approach

This webinar is part of a collaborative teaching and learning series from the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS) Hub for Teaching and Learning Excellence (“The Hub”) and the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics (LANG) Learning and Teaching Advisory Board.

Can the COVID-19 crisis guide India towards an equitable, robust health system?

The coronavirus pandemic and the extended lockdown have hit India hard. The country has struggled to scale-up testing and deliver care in both public and private sectors. In this webinar, the speakers will discuss India’s lack of investment in health and how that made the country vulnerable to the pandemic and its impact, and outline potential strategies for rebuilding the fragmented health system.   Speakers: Rupa Subramanya

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