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Manitoba Post-secondary

How to Prepare for a Meeting with an Academic Advisor

Kaitlin SchillingBlogs


Preparing for a new semester is stressful. Add the uncertainty of a global health crisis, and organizing your academic term might feel overwhelming. Meeting with an academic advisor can relieve a lot of stress.  Your advisors are a valuable resource, so you should use them! But how do you prepare for a meeting with them? Your academic advisor is your … Read More

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Adapting and OER: Part 2, 'The Why'

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We close out our OER mini-series this week by examining a few of the benefits of adapting a text to post-secondary education. Whether you’re changing a chunk, a chapter, or engaging with a full resource, incorporating new perspectives into an OER is worthy and wonderful pursuit. Adapting for New Dynamics Digital teaching and learning have become the new normal in … Read More

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Adaptation and OER: Part 1, 'The Process'

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Routines in teaching and learning require a different kind of focus this year. Adaptation has truly become a way of life. Over these past few months, Manitoba has come together as a community and confronted new work challenges, to ensure that the fall semester is a go. Every year, part of the teaching process is selecting learning materials for students. … Read More

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OER Spotlight: Pulling Together: A Guide for Indigenization of Post-Secondary Institutions

Kaitlin SchillingBlogs


Indigenizing post-secondary education is an important part of enhancing teaching and learning. The ‘Pulling Together’ professional learning series represents an important step in incorporating Indigenous voices. Since the final report and calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission were released in June 2015, there has been a push for the Indigenization of post-secondary education across Canada. Around the … Read More

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COVID-19 Response

Kaitlin SchillingBlogs


We are in a very distinct period in time — a time that feels uncertain and a little uncomfortable. For many of us around the world, including here in Manitoba, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost every part of our lives. Many of us have concerns about school, work, finances, and our ability to see our friends and family. This … Read More

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