New uCalgary Facility to Shed Light on Canadian PSE Students

February 19, 2007

A gap in knowledge regarding the Canadian student experience is likely to grow smaller in the near future.  uCalgary is launching the Canadian Centre for Studies on Higher Education, intended to bring together researchers from across the country and abroad to study and improve the Canadian PSE experience. Currently, Canadian colleges and universities have relied on US reports (such as NSSE) to reflect on the Canadian situation.  Early findings include that students are more interested in increased face-time with professors than greater online learning opportunities.  University Affairs