Shattering Barriers

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7 June 2023


9:00 - 16:00


Webinar (Zoom)

The Symposium on Transforming Higher Education through Equity, Inclusion, Disruptive Technologies, and Mental Health Across Multimodal Learning Environments,”

Under the direction of Nadia Naffi
Bilingual, online, free, open to all. Registration required. 

The event aims to address the challenges and opportunities in higher education, focusing on promoting quality, equity, inclusion, and mental health in multimodal learning environments, with special emphasis on the role of generative AI and other disruptive technologies.

A highlight of the symposium will be the launch of the white paper titled Elevating Higher Education: A Cutting-Edge Roadmap for Quality, Equity, and Inclusion with a Focus on Student and Instructor Mental Health in Multimodal Learning Environments. This white paper showcases a research project generously funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development grant, which aimed to study the elements of course design and evaluation strategies that promote high-quality, equitable, and inclusive education, and take into consideration students’ mental health, in multimodal higher education. Moreover, the symposium will explore the transformative potential of generative AI, shedding light on how it can help break down barriers for greater equity and inclusion.

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