This white paper presents a comprehensive synthesis of definitions, practices, and recommendations to help instructors, course designers, and developers from a variety of disciplines, as well as policymakers, create and support high-quality, equitable, and inclusive learning and assessment experiences in hybrid, flexible or 100% online modalities that are sensitive to the well-being and mental health of their students in the postpandemic era.
The insights and recommendations presented in this white paper serve as a catalyst for reflection and action. By working together and harnessing the collective power of all stakeholders, we can create a transformative educational environment that supports the well-being and success of every individual in our higher education institutions.
This paper will be presented as part of the Symposium: Shattering barriers, which will be held on June 7.
This project is supported by funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), by the Chair in Educational Leadership (CLE) in Innovative Pedagogical Practices in Digital Contexts – National Bank of Université Laval, by the International Observatory on the Societal Impacts of AI and Digital Technology (OBVIA), which is funded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ).
Nadia Naffi PhD, Université Laval, Canada
Ann-Louise Davidson PhD, Concordia University, Canada
Laura Winer PhD, McGill University, Canada
Teresa Focarile MFA, Boise State University, USA
Brian Beaty, San Francisco State University
Aline Germain-Rutherford PhD, University of Ottawa, Canada
Shantell Strickland-Davis PhD, Central Piedmont Community College, USA
Danny Rukavina, Académie de Paris, France
David Hornsby PhD, Carleton University, Canada
Rula Diab PhD, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Saouma BouJaoude PhD, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Moira Fischbacher-Smith PhD, University of Glasgow
Alec Couros PhD, University of Regina
Bart Rienties PhD, The Open University, UK
Annie Pilote PhD, Université Laval, Canada
Nicolas Gagnon, Université Laval, Canada
RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANTS
Stéphanie Côté, Université Laval, Canada
Valentine Kropf, Université Laval, Canada
Nathalie Duponsel, Concordia University, Canada
Yannick Gallant, Université Laval, Canada
Geneviève Raîche-Savoie, Université Laval, Canada
Jean François Racine PhD, Université Laval, Canada