Informing policy, practice, and public debate on higher education

CIHE Speaker Series

2017-2018 Academic Year

Upcoming Events:

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Past 2017 Events:

September 7, 2017: Dr. Kim Anh Dang discusses the challenges and strategies of academics from non-native English-speaking backgrounds in teaching delivery CIHE Speaker SERIES 09.07

September 27, 2017: Watch presentation

Dr. Carol A. Mullen to present on Creativity in Post-secondary Science: A Global Partnership with China in the High-Stakes Testing Era CIHE Speaker SERIES – 9.27

October 24, 2017: Watch presentation

Dr. Cherie Woolmer to present on faculty-student partnerships in higher education, informed by critical pedagogy and socio-cultural approaches to change and measuring impact. CIHE Speaker Series 10.24 

November 23, 2017: Dr. James Turk to discuss the controversy over freedom of expression and academic freedom in universities. Freedom of expression and academic freedom have always been controversial. Now they are being portrayed as contrary to equity and inclusiveness. Is that necessarily the case? Join us in discussion of the BIG question: Can universities preserve freedom of speech while promoting equity?  CIHE 11.23 

Light lunch will be served. Register

November 29, 2017: Dr. Silvia Annen to present on how immigrants to Canada can use their foreign qualifications and skills in their actual occupation. Her research aims to identify approaches and methods which employers and other stakeholders use to make decisions regarding foreign qualification recognition. CiHE Speaker SERIES 11.29

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2016-2017 Past Events:

October 5, 2016: Dr. Patrick Clancy discussed the impact of transnational actors in Ireland’s Higher Education Policy cihe-speaker-series-10-05

October 19, 2016: Dr. Thomas Deissinger discussed Vocation Education and Training in Germany cihe-speaker-series-10-19

October 24, 2016: Donna Heslin spoke about regional innovation partnerships and the City of Mississauga cihe-speaker-series-10-24

November 2, 2016: Dr. Roger Pizarro Milian shared insight on the Canadian For-Profit College Sector cihe-speaker-series-11-02

November 15, 2016: Olivier Bégin-Caouette discussed Scientific Capital Accumulation in Nordic Higher Education Systems cihe-speaker-series-11-15

November 22, 2016: Eric Lavigne spoke about his Study of Canadian Universities’ Appointment Announcements cihe-speaker-series-11-22

November 30, 2016: Dr. Greg Moran and Lauren Hudak led a Panel Discussion on HEQCO’s Essential Adult Skills Initiative: Postsecondary Education Learning Outcomes Assessment cihe-speaker-series-11-30

January 19, 2017: Ted Sargent spoke about his global vision for U of T cite cihe-speaker-series-1-19

January 25, 2017: Dr. Gavin Moodie discussed Universities, Disruptive Technologies, and Continuity in Higher Education: The Impact of Information Revolutions cihe-speaker-series-1-25

February 13, 2017: Emma Sabzalieva and Hayfa Jafar discussed Global Events in Higher Ed Policy cihe-speaker-series-02-13

February 28, 2017: Kathleen Moore, Jonathan Turner and Monica Munaretto: Institutional Activity Supporting Graduate Student Needs (Panel Discussion) cihe-speaker-series-02-28

March 9, 2017: Dr. Avi Hyman explored what the ‘E’ in eLearning really means  cihe speaker series – 03-9

March 21, 2017: Dr. Richard Wiggers discusses The Attraction, Realities, and Outcomes of Pursuing a Doctorate CIHE Speaker SERIES 03.21

April 3, 2017: Professor Erica Smith discusses Practices, peculiarities and possibilities in apprenticeships CIHE Speaker SERIES 04.03

May 21, 2017: Professor Hamish Coates explores Innovative Approaches for Enhancing the 21st Century Student Experience CIHE Speaker SERIES 05.21

CIHE Speaker Series events are free and open to the public.