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Associate Vice-President, Teaching & Learning

Partners in teaching and learning innovation

The Office of the Associate Vice-President Teaching and Learning works collaboratively with Faculty leaders, champions, enthusiasts and innovators to advance the priorities of the University Academic Plan 2020-25 through a variety of initiatives and approaches.

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Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning

I am excited to continue my work as AVP for the upcoming academic year (2022-2023). Working with my colleagues in the Provost’s Office, and in every Faculty and unit across the university has been and continues to be one of the most interesting and rewarding opportunities of my career....

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Innovation in action

Read stories of teaching innovation in Innovatus, a special monthly edition of Y-File, featuring York University colleagues who are making a difference in teaching and learning.

DARE to innovate: LA&PS student’s research brought to life by humanities class 

The DARE program is an opportunity provided by the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) for undergraduate students to do paid summer research with the supervision and mentorship of a faculty member.

LA&PS Learning Design Lab a resource for WIL 

After launching a new 6.0 credit placement course for Human Rights & Equity Studies (HREQ) students, Maggie Quirt can attest to the effort required to create a work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunity.

Advancing YU: connection, community and career pathways for Black and women students 

Michele Johnson, associate dean, students, in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), says that Advancing YU, a unique mentorship program, creates amazing opportunities for third- and fourth-year Black and women students in LA&PS.

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