Recent stories about education

A newspaper clipping of a rendering of the Alberta College building, with a caption that starts "Proposed $1,000,000 college"
history education

A moment in history: Sept. 27, 1958

On this day 65 years ago, one of Alberta's oldest private colleges was planning a major expansion to deal with rising enrolment.

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Nate Glubish, Cam Linke, and Bill Flanagan stand in front of banner for Amii and the University of Alberta
technology education

Amii and U of A launch AI literacy course for all

Students of all disciplines at the University of Alberta will be invited to take an AI literacy course online starting in January.

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A newspaper clipping of an ad that reads "Start a learning Revolution: Capture a career at Nait!" around a cartoon of soldier-like figures
history education

A moment in history: Aug. 2, 1977

On this day 46 years ago, a newspaper ad encouraged people to "start a learning revolution" at NAIT.

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Taking Care: Alumni Stories About Life in the Original Residences and Lister Hall, 1911-2020, on a bookshelf surrounded by other books of Canadiana
history education

New book documents residence life at the University of Alberta

A chance meeting at an alumni event that Ellen Schoeck almost skipped led to a series of books about the University of Alberta, the latest of which has just been published.

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A newspaper clipping of two ads for CKUA shows, one for "Your Home and You" and another for "Hamlets There Have Been"
history radio

A moment in history: Jan. 25, 1949

On this day 74 years ago, CKUA was broadcasting cooking lessons and drama lectures out of the University of Alberta.

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Cover art for Taproot Edmonton's Bloom, brought to you by Edmonton Unlimited
technology podcast

Edmonton-born programs tap talents of neurodivergent workers

Episode 38 of Taproot's podcast about innovation takes a look at a couple of organizations in Edmonton that help people with autism find work that makes the most of their abilities.

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A profile pic of ELIXR president Martin Ferguson-Pell
health technology

ELIXR celebrates new partnership with EON Reality

An Edmonton-based non-profit focused on extended reality is marking Virtual Reality Day by celebrating a new partnership that will give thousands of Alberta students access to XR development tools.

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A smiling Jennifer Griffin Schaeffer, flanked by Jonathan Schaeffer and Adriana Lopez Forero, at an awards ceremony
technology business

Online education entrepreneur aims to make learning beautiful

If you have had a bad experience with online learning, says Jennifer Griffin Schaeffer on Onlea, it's because an important ingredient was missing: respect.

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Taproot Edmonton's Bloom podcast, brought to you by Innovate Edmonton
podcast bloom

TIQ Software takes a journey from enterprise to SaaS

After two decades of building TIQ Software into a successful e-learning provider for enterprise clients, Jason Suriano wanted to see if he could spin his company's expertise in gamified learning into a software-as-a-service product for smaller customers.

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