Intersections: Students as Teachers: An Opportunity for Experiential Education, Critical Reflection, and Relationship-Building

By Prof. Vander Tavares Presenting our research findings in front of an unfamiliar audience can be a daunting experience for many of us. Despite all preparation, it is not uncommon to experience those feelings of anxiety and nervousness… Read More

Intersections: Teaching for Creativity in the Micromoments

By: Dr. Kylie Hartley I recently assigned an in-class small group activity asking student to consider all the ways professors unintentionally kill creativity in the classroom. As a professor of creative thinking and problem solving, I am keenly… Read More

Intersections: Incorporating, not Indigenizing

By Prof. Anna Bartosik (ESL) I am not an expert on Indigenous knowledge. Neither are you, I am guessing. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued Calls to Action addressing federal, provincial, and territorial governments, in collaboration with survivors,… Read More

Intersections: ESL at the Art Gallery of Mississauga

By: Prof. Allyson Conrad (ESL) As a new professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sheridan, I endeavour to meet the challenge of bringing indigenous knowledge into my classrooms and build bridges of learning that… Read More

Intersections: Technology on Trial

By Dr. Alex Hollenberg This year at Sheridan Creates three professors were asked to debate the vexing question of whether technology is always an ennobling force. “Could it be,” session chair Dr. Mike McNamara provocatively asked, “that in… Read More

Intersections: Reflections on Teaching and Writing by Taylor Marie Graham

By Prof. Taylor Marie Graham (English) When I started an MFA program in creative writing a few years ago, I thought there was a possibility this could lead me down what had always felt like the inevitable trail… Read More

Mikal Austin Radford: How the Humanities Made Me Human

My mother told me that when I was a young child I used to explore the streets of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia looking for religious buildings such as churches, synagogues and the like. As she would tell me, she… Read More

Thoughts on teaching Film Studies in the age of Screen Culture

By Prof. Mike Baker (Film Studies) By nature, Film Studies is a discipline invested in visual literacy and critical thinking. Well-designed Film Studies curriculum does not concern itself with trivia and simple historical facts (nor does it use feature-length screenings to… Read More

How to care when you write every day

Prof. Robyn Read

By Profs. Myles Bartlett (Design) and Robyn Read (Writing & Publishing) Our students are novice writers even though they are writing all the time. They post on social media, they email and text — even when we want them to… Read More

Teaching Political Science and Sometimes During an Election

By Marcel Nelson There are a lot of misconceptions about the field of political science. As a student I was often asked whether I wanted to become a politician whenever I mentioned that I was studying political science…. Read More