SSH News: October 15, 2015

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Weekly digest of the most recent news from the humanities, social sciences and higher education. Un bulletin hebdomadaire des actualités les plus récentes des sciences humaines et sociales et de l’enseignement supérieur.

Humanities and Social Sciences | Les sciences humaines et sociales

The perceived disconnect between the classroom and the ‘real world’
October 14, 2015 | University Affairs

Campagne électorale : Au nom de la science
13 octobre 2015 | Le Devoir

«Science» dénonce Harper
9 octobre 2015 | Le Devoir

Open letter regarding Conservative Party campaign tactics
In Due Course

Higher Education | L’enseignement supérieur

Study finds a lack of structure and cohesion in how writing is taught at university
October 14, 2015 | University Affairs

Des cégeps au Sénégal
14 octobre 2015 | Le Devoir

Youth in Canada getting raw deal, time for federal leadership to step up (subscription required)
October 12, 2015 | The Hill Times

Canada has long way to go on international education, say experts (subscription required)
October 12, 2015 | The Hill Times

Online learning contributes to post-secondary education in Canada? (subscription required)
October 12, 2015 | The Hill Times

Higher education is ‘key component’ for growth, says Princeton economist
October 8, 2015 | Times Higher Education

Investment in Post-Secondary Education Is Needed for a Strong Economy
October 8, 2015 | Huffington Post

New funding for low-income students is a must, but our politicians shouldn’t stop there
October 8, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Equity and Diversity | L’équité et la diversité

Funding, partnership needs to come before any new First Nations education bill: Bellegarde (subscription required)
October 12, 2015 | The Hill Times

Ottawa must fix broken relationship with First Nations: Editorial
October 11, 2015 | Toronto Star

Are non-native voters considering aboriginal issues in this election?
October 7, 2015 | CBC News

NDP promises $4.8B over eight years for aboriginal education
October 7, 2015 | CTV News

Open Access and Publishing | Le libre accès et l’édition

Students to Benefit from Access to 13,000 Online Courses with Launch of eCampus Ontario
October 8, 2015 | COU


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