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Wikipedia increasingly used as a teaching tool in university classrooms

A handful of University of Alberta classes have introduced Wikipedia to their classrooms as a teaching resource this past semester, despite criticisms about the website’s credibility in educational institutions. The initiative to integrate Wikipedia into classes began in the United States with the Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikipedia Education Program, but has expanded globally to include classes in

Aboriginal education key to economic growth, professor finds

Aboriginal students are one of Saskatchewan’s largest untapped economic assets, according to a new study done for the Gabriel Dumont Institute. The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada’s website claims that only eight per cent of aboriginal people in Canada between ages 25 and 64 have university degrees, while 23 per cent of non-aboriginal people

Help for first years and campus newbies

The University Learning Centre, an on-campus organization dedicated to providing University of Saskatchewan students with academic resources, has launched a set of new student guide websites. For first-years in particular, the sites are a boon.

University students rule the world

If you look at who has the wealth and the power, it's university graduates. And it's been that way for a while. You would think all these well-educated people could turn the world into a utopia, but a peaceful and prosperous world seems as distant a dream as the flying car.

Legislating our educational experience

The university's recently released Learning Charter sets out learning goals for graduates as well as the roles students, faculty, instructors and the administration all play at the U of S. However, certain parts of the charter, which was drafted with little student input, are troubling.

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