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Digital strategy News Archive

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Digital security at UM and beyond

April 30, 2024 — 
It seems that everywhere you turn, there is news of a new scam or fraud. Critical thinking can be your best defense.

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Accessibility in UM’s digital spaces

March 12, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba is the university for Manitobans. And in Manitoba, 29.2% of people over the age of 15 have at least one disability, according to Statistics Canada.  That’s why UM is committed to accessibility not only in its physical spaces, but also in its digital spaces. 

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Building teaching skills – digitally

January 29, 2024 — 
A new program being piloted through the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning aims to support faculty in developing skills for various aspects of teaching, including interpersonal communication, conflict management and negotiation that can be a challenge to practice.

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Exploring virtual reality in teaching and learning

December 5, 2023 — 
One of the newer opportunities in simulation education is virtual reality, which provides opportunities to teach things like prioritization, problem solving, and clinical decision-making skills.

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UM Digital: What do students want?

October 16, 2023 — 
Students today have grown up with computers, smart phones and tables. Information has always been available to them at the tap of a finger. This shapes their expectations of a digital experience when it comes to their university education. 

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A human-focused digital strategy

September 11, 2023 — 
Imagine if your day-to-day tasks at the University of Manitoba became more intuitive and efficient. That’s the future we’re striving to build as part of our digital strategy.

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