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Group photo of faculty at the 2024 Faculty Recognition Reception

Provost and Vice-President (Academic) News

Recognizing faculty excellence

June 6, 2024 — 
On May 21, over 30 faculty were recognized for exceptional teaching, research and service at a reception held at Marshall McLuhan in UMSU University Centre.

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Extended Education News

Access Program Graduation Celebration 2023-2024

May 17, 2024 — 
“It still feels very surreal. It is very special." - Ashley Monture

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Extended Education News

AI webinar series wraps up

April 13, 2024 — 
“This session, focusing on how higher education can revolutionize teaching and learning with performative generative AI, promises to be a reflective overview of the past year as well as a visionary forecast of future possibilities." - Rod Lastra

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Dr. Ute Kothe.

Dr. Ute Kothe receives Lifetime Service Award

March 7, 2024 — 
Incoming Dean of Extended Education recognized by RNA Society for achievements in the field

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Mike Sharples webinar 2024

Extended Education News

AI can support good learning, help to develop exceptional students

March 5, 2024 — 
“AI can do our mundane tasks like lesson planning. It can be an aide to creativity, brainstorming and design. But it is not a proxy for human intelligence. It does not have human experience. It has not seen a sunset or smelled freshly mown grass.” - Mike Sharples

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UM Extended Education Sal Khan webinar

Extended Education News

AI scales up personalized tutoring, shows promise for the future

February 20, 2024 — 
“Recently, my daughter created a story with an AI prompt. She wanted to talk to the protagonist, so AI took on the persona. My daughter advised the character, a fictional AI simulation. It was mind blowing. This is the future. It is just the surface of what is possible.” - Sal Khan

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic) News

UM announces new Dean of Extended Education, Dr. Ute Kothe

January 15, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce that Dr. Ute Kothe has been appointed Dean, Division of Extended Education, effective March 1, 2024.

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EDIA: Foundations course an opportunity for personal and professional growth

January 3, 2024 — 
Discussing equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility (EDIA) can be uncomfortable. The discomfort comes from facing what is not right or fair... When people feel awful about something, they can either pretend it doesn’t exist or do something about it.

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Extended Education News

The age of flexibility and inclusivity in higher education through alternative credentials and lifelong learning

December 11, 2023 — 
Alternative credentials encompass various forms of formal recognition of learning that are not associated with traditional degree programs.

Man with glasses and hand on his chin with AI images around his head.

Extended Education News

Generative AI may be the biggest thing since the internet for teaching and learning

November 22, 2023 — 
“With calculators, no one will be able to add, they said. The concern went away, and yet it was also correct." - Ray Schroeder

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