Announcements

When:
January 19, 2023

Background

Humber is committed to continuous quality improvement and engaging students in this process. At the end of January, the College will administer the online ‘Ontario Colleges Student Experience Survey’ (OCSES) that has replaced the previous ministry KPI Student Satisfaction survey. This survey will measure student experiences related to teaching and learning quality, program related knowledge and skills, work integrated learning (if applicable), and student services and resources. The results of the survey will allow the college to identify strengths and areas of improvement.

Administration

All students in full-time, funded programming enrolled in semesters 2 to 8 will receive a personal survey link on Monday, January 30. The survey will remain open until Friday, February 17 at midnight. Key messaging will be communicated to students by Humber to promote the survey and encourage completion. In order to achieve an optimal response to this survey, facilitators/instructors will be present in classes selected by the Faculties to explain the purpose of the survey to students, provide direction for survey completion and allot class time to complete the survey (approximately 10-15 minutes).

For questions about the survey, please contact Jean O’Donnell at jean.o’donnell@humber.ca.

When:
January 19, 2023
Contact:
Desta McCalla
Tel:
x5182

Online courses are accessible when students can equally access and participate in the learning experience.  

The following design elements should be considered when assessing the accessibility of your course: 

  • Course outline and design  
  • Documents 
  • Images, charts, graphs and diagrams 
  • Video and audio 
  • Hyperlinks and internet resources 
  • Instructional methods 

More information and specific examples as well as resources

Visit our ALS Information for Faculty website to learn more about the Accommodation Letter process. 

Please email us at accessible-learning@humber.ca with suggestions for key accessibility-related topics that you would like us to address through the Communiqué.

When:
January 19, 2023
Contact:
Muge Abac
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Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education (JIPE), Humber Press, Office of Research & Innovation (ORI), is accepting new submissions on a rolling basis.

Have you participated in or conducted a research/innovation study? Do you have research you want to share? Every research project, study or initiative is a journey, and we invite you to share your journey by making a submission to JIPE.

JIPE publishes original research papers, review articles, brief reports, book reviews and our “micro-dissemination” options: innovation spotlights and essays. JIPE welcomes research stories and manuscripts from seasoned and emerging researchers from across the polytechnic and community college sectors, both within and outside Canada. Students/research assistants are also encouraged and invited to make a submission under the supervision of a faculty member.

JIPE is accepting submissions on a rolling basis to better meet the needs of researchers. Rolling submissions have many benefits, such as more timely dissemination of the research and a higher likelihood of the research study appearing in search results.

Interested in learning more? Read the JIPE Submissions Handbook and visit JIPE.ca. Questions can be directed to humberpress@humber.ca.

As part of Humber’s sustainability plan, JIPE will only be published electronically to reduce paper consumption. JIPE is an online, open-access journal for double-blind peer-reviewed submissions/manuscripts that mobilize knowledge and insights generated by the global polytechnic community. The articles published in this open journal are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).

Make a submission

When:
January 18, 2023

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When:
January 18, 2023
Posters/Attachments: Event Poster
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Are you a woman-identifying individual interested in entrepreneurship? 

Join a seven-week online program that supports woman-identifying individuals in finding the right customers to create revenue in the long and short term, develop and create the right product portfolio, and learn all the basic disciplines to build a business.

Program dates: Tuesdays between January 24 and March 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. (virtual delivery)

To learn more and register, please visit https://humber.ca/cfe/programs/women-entrepreneurs.html.

When:
January 18, 2023
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Humber Galleries is pleased to announce that Notes for Tomorrow, a travelling group exhibition is now open and on view at L Space Gallery (in the L Cottage at Lakeshore Campus) with additional work in the A Building Concourse.

This exhibition was conceived by Independent Curators International (ICI), and features artworks selected by 30 curators based in 25 countries around the world to reflect on a new global reality ushered in by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this cultural moment of transition, each work is a source of inspiration from the recent past and a guiding perspective for the future.  

Many of the artworks in the exhibition address spirituality as a grounding mechanism, sharing ways to make sense of the world when so much is in doubt. Some engage with specific mythology, while others reveal political structures that may or may not still be standing. The formation of monuments is questioned, and their removal is all but certain. The exhibition addresses art’s potential in the construction of collective memory in a global era. We learn the importance of sustaining and sharing different forms of knowledge, prompting us to re-imagine our conceptions of the future.  

Notes for Tomorrow was curated from selections by alumni of ICI’s Curatorial Intensive, a professional development program founded in 2010 on principles of international exchange, inclusivity, and knowledge-sharing. With the ever-present backdrop of a global pandemic, ICI turned to these curators to question and reassess values and relevance in contemporary culture, and asked each of them to share an artwork they believe is vital to be seen today. 

Location: L Space Gallery (L Cottage, Lakeshore Campus)

Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For more information, visit our website.

When:
January 18, 2023

The Humber Cultural Hub is currently being built at the Lakeshore Campus and when completed, it will house industry-infused learning spaces, performing arts venues and residence rooms for 300 students. The building will act as a community hub for staff and students as well as members of the South Etobicoke community. 

To learn more about what makes the Cultural Hub so sustainable, watch our short video on ENN or on YouTube

When:
January 18, 2023
Contact:
The Centre For Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion
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The Centre for Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion would like to wish you a Happy Lunar New Year! The Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, falls on January 22 and is an important celebration among East and Southeast Asian cultures. Tied to the lunar calendar, the holiday began as a time for feasting, honoring household, and heavenly deities, as well as ancestors. The New Year typically begins with the first new moon that occurs between the end of January and spans the first 15 days of the first month of the lunar calendar—until the full moon arrives.

2023 is the year of the Rabbit. The Rabbit is the fourth animal sign in the Chinese zodiac cycle. The 12 zodiac animals are, in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. Each year has an animal sign according to the 12-year-cycle.

Students wishing to gather and celebrate are welcomed to attend events hosted by FYE (First Year Experience). Follow @humberlakeFYE and @humbernorthFYE on Instagram for event details.

We wish all staff, students, and loved ones a peaceful and healthy Lunar New Year.

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion

When:
January 18, 2023
Posters/Attachments: Event Poster

The Longo Faculty of Business is pleased to share with the College the December edition of the monthly Dean's Newsletter.

Visit business.humber.ca/deans-news.html

When:
January 18, 2023
Posters/Attachments: Event Poster

CALL Ontario's 2023 Conference, entitled "Back to Our Future: Rethinking College Education in the New Normal" will be held at Humber College on May 24, 25 and 26. All communications, ESOL/language, and general education faculty are invited to submit proposals for presentations, workshops, or facilitated discussions under that theme.

The deadline for proposals is Friday, January 27 and should be emailed to info@callontario.org.

Proposals should include the following: presentation title; presentation overview; brief bio(s); preferred format: presentation, workshop or facilitated discussion; preferred session length, and AV requirements. The conference will be held at Humber College, but all sessions will be hybrid or bi-modal.

For additional information, please contact Matthew Harris (matthew.harris@humber.ca) or consult the attached poster.

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