Academics

Policy on cheating will work

Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest school board has taken flak for a new policy that prevents teachers from assigning zeros when students are caught cheating.

The Eastern School District’s policy has been criticized as too lenient because cheaters are given a second chance to retake assignments and tests. It’s applicable to both elementary and high school students.Continue...

Fine Arts returns students to building

Third-year students in the Fine Art program have returned to Ontario Hall after an administrative error forced their removal from the building last year.Continue...

Blended not better

Queen’s offered two blended learning classes this fall, combining lectures with online learning. The movement is a necessary change as class sizes continue to grow, but the blended format has some
inherent pitfalls.Continue...

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