Intersections: The Nintendo Classroom

by: Prof. Sara Cordeiro Alexandre Do you love video games? What about board games? Have you ever thought about using video games to teach English? Did you know that you can combine video games and English Language teaching,… Read More

Behind the Scenes: Practicing Creative Thinking in Introduction to Studies in Creativity Classes

By Prof. Anna Boshnakova One of the most effective ways to develop and nurture student’s creativity is to give them the freedom to express themselves through a creative outlet. Creative activities enhance learning, can lead to a positive… Read More

Prof. Kylie Hartley, Creative Ideation, and the SSU

Dr. Kylie Hartley is Professor of Psychology and Creativity in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, teaching courses within the Board Undergraduate Certificate in Creativity and Creative Problem Solving. In November 2020, Kylie had an interactive opportunity… Read More

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