The “Grad School Thing” as a First-Generation Student

Ok, first thing first, this should be blog 8/52, and this is… indeed… 2/52. In my own defence, I have actually been writing just nothing that I deemed "publishable." This is a learning curve, folks. We're going to use the opportunity of Open Education Week to catch up, so tune in next week for lots … Continue reading The “Grad School Thing” as a First-Generation Student

Doubling down on a “student-centred” university in COVID-19.

St. Francis Xavier University is one of only two schools in Nova Scotia offering in-person, on-campus delivery of classes in fall 2020. While there were mixed reactions to the re-opening, the student response was overall positive. That feeling of positivity has waned with the latest, July 10th released from the university: Release of Liability Waiver sent … Continue reading Doubling down on a “student-centred” university in COVID-19.