The 2021 Concordia Library Research Forum will take place on the 27th and 28th of April. There is an excellent lineup of presentations and posters (like always) addressing library or archive research (completed or in-progress).Continue reading “19th Annual Concordia Library Research Forum”
Think about Algorithmic Test Proctoring
Read Shea Swauger’s article, Our Bodies Encoded: Algorithmic Test Proctoring in Higher Education. It identifies deep concerns about algorithmic test proctoring. Right now, with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing everyone to quickly adapt to different ways of doing things, students are facing their final exams. Within universities, I know many people at all levels that are working incredibly hard to find ways to support students and help them successfully complete what they set out to do. Students ought to inform themselves on this issue and listen carefully to all of the options, which the university is providing them.Continue reading “Think about Algorithmic Test Proctoring”
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Today marks the 1989 massacre of fourteen women studying engineering in Montréal. We need to remember this tragedy. Tonight a memorial will take place on Mont Royal. Also, The Parliament of Canada established today as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.