Student Spotlight: ESL and the Mississauga Food Bank

By Prof. Supriya Habbu When my students and I decided to visit the Mississauga Food Bank this semester, I had several objectives. I wanted my students to practice their listening and speaking skills in real-life, authentic situations. I… Read More

Talking the Walk in 2019

This semester saw the launch and evolution of the SRCA-funded Talk the Walk project, a social, cultural, and academic community comprised of Sheridan students, staff, and faculty who met once a week throughout the semester at Trafalgar’s Centre… Read More

Tyson Seburn talks to TESOL+

By: Prof. Danielle Freitas In the Fall of 2018, the TESOL Plus Graduate Certificate program proudly hosted a talk with Tyson Seburn on “Inclusive and Othering Approaches to Marginalised Groups.” Tyson was invited to share his expertise as… Read More

Student Spotlight: Writing Life into Life Writing

By: Prof. Sarah Sinclair LITT27733GD is a literature-focused breadth elective that introduces students to the evolving genre of Life Writing in general and memoirs in particular. As part of the course requirements, students have the opportunity to create… Read More

Student Spotlight: Kayden Chan on illustrating across the disciplines

By: Kayden Chan, BAA, Animation In an academic setting, everyone present is there learn more about their career and the paths presented by their skills; but such a tunnel definition of a “school” is not limited to a… Read More

Student Spotlight: Muzaffar Ali

By: Prof. Donna Ash Muzaffar Ali is a good representative of the ESL students studying here at Sheridan. Along with his wife and three children, Muzaffar arrived in Canada 18 months ago. A highly educated person with many… Read More

Student Spotlight: Creativity Infographics

Prof. Patsy Marshall, a part-time instructor with FHASS, would like to honour the creative infographics made by students in her Fall 2018 Creative Leadership course. The old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words continues to… Read More

Joel Lopata and Nathaniel Barr get Creative in SanFran

Profs. Nathaniel Barr and Joel Lopata (Psychology and Creativity) recently represented creativity at Sheridan College at the 5th Meeting of the Society for the Neuroscience of Creativity held at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The Society’s mission… Read More

Student Spotlight: Visualizing Medea

By: Prof. Jennifer Phenix Reception studies is a sub-discipline of Classics, whereby scholars assess the ways in which Greek (and Roman) material has been transmitted, translated, excerpted, interpreted, rewritten, re-imaged, and represented (Hardwick and Stray, 2008). In the… Read More

Alireza Sobhanmanesh wins a doctoral SSHRC grant

ESL professor Alireza Sobhanmanesh has been awarded a prestigious doctoral SSHRC grant to complete his dissertation. Alireza’s doctoral dissertation includes a multi-layered study in which he explores possibilities for enhancing college EAP (English for Academic Purposes) learners’ English… Read More